Monday, October 02, 2006

Jimmy Garvin Golf Scholarship Fund for Minority Youth

Jimmy Garvin, right, is the General Manager of Langston Golf Course, located near the Anacostia River on Benning Road near RFK Stadium. Jimmy is a legendary golfer and 2006 Inductee into the African American Golf Hall of Fame. Mr. Garvin has started a scholarship fund in partnership with Howard University to help minority youth play the game. Please help if you can. You never know where the next Tiger Woods will come from. To contribute:

Ms. Stacy Lyons, Director, Advancement Services
Howard University
2225 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 627
Washington, DC 20059
Write "Jimmy Garvin Scholarship Fund" on the memo line of the check

Although many whites play the course, it is in one of the blackest parts of our nation's capital. Langston golf course opened in 1939 and is owned by the National Park Service. Golf Course Specialists, Inc. manages this facility through a concession lease.

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