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“What we do for ourselves dies with us.  What we do for others of the world, remains and is, immortal.”

-Albert Pine

 

 

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Eddie with his pup, Barney, in 2006

 

MISSION STATEMENT

In an effort to continue the memory of Eddie W. Yeatts and his involvement in the Community, we have started the Eddie Yeatts Memorial Foundation, Inc. Our primary fundraiser will be a golf tournament to be held annually. Each year, the Tournament Committee will designate as a beneficiary(ies) a charity(ies) that was/were close to Eddie’s heart.

BENEFICIARIES

In 2010, in the inaugural year, we chose the V Foundation. This charity provides 100% of its proceeds to cancer research. Our hope is that Eddie’s memory will allow for others to win the battle that he lost.

In subsequent years, we have branched out to other local, regional, and national charities in addition to the V Foundation. These have included the Montgomery County Christmas Store, the United Way of Roanoke Valley, and the women’s auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

For 2014, proceeds will benefit the V Foundation, the Montgomery County Christmas Store, and the Interfaith Food Pantry.

ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT

The 2014 tournament will be held at Blacksburg Country Club on Monday June 23, 2014. The format will be Captain's Choice. Please refer to the "Tournament Information" page for details.

 

The inaugural field

 

Eddie Yeatts Memorial Foundation, Inc.

A 501(c)3 Charity

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