On Friday, March 20, the Visalia Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Visalia Class of 2015 will co-host the 8th Annual Leadership Visalia Golf Tournament at Valley Oaks Golf Course. This annual event raises funds to support leadership education in Visalia.
The 2015 Golf Tournament will feature contests including; hole in one, closest to the hole, the longest drive, and a putting contest.
Additionally, donated items will be raffled off to raise funds for the 2015 Leadership Visalia project. Sponsorship and player opportunities are available by calling the Visalia Chamber at 559-734-5876 or by going to Chamber website www.visaliachamber.org. The Chamber expects the tournament to fill quickly, teams and individuals are encouraged to registers soon.
The Visalia Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the 2015 Leadership Visalia Golf Tournament.
- California Water Service
- Quality Jewelers
- Visalia Ceramic Tile
- Tee & Green Sponsors:
- Bank of the Sierra
- Brian Thoburn
- Britt Fussel
- CSET – Community Services & Employment Training
- Don Sharp, Buckman-Mitchell
- Family Healthcare Network
- Four Seasons Handy Market
- Hydrite Chemical
- Kaweah Delta Hospital
- McDonald’s Main Office
- Patrick Salazar State Farm Insurance Agency
- Quail Park
- R&F Disposal
- Spirit 88.9
- Tule River Tribe/Eagle Mountain Casino
- Visalia Mall
Leadership Visalia is a nine-month program that explores both personal leadership and community development issues.
More than 350 participants have graduated from the program.
Some graduates have gone onto become city council members, school board members, planning commissioners, county supervisors, state legislators, members of non-profit boards, officers of corporations, and board members for the Chamber itself.