11th Annual Oyster Roast set for this Saturday

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The Beaufort Charities is a non-profit organization which hosts multiple events in Beaufort County on an annual basis. They are governed by a seven member board of directors, have 25+ volunteer staff members, and 100+ service and event volunteers. Beaufort Charities is in its 41st year and to date has raised over $1,100,000 which has been distributed to over a dozen local need organizations in Beaufort County.

100% of the donations go to the bottom line and the recipient organizations. Below is the 2016 schedule of events.

Saturday, March 5th: The 11th Annual Oyster Roast 5K Race & Microbrew Festival is the first in their series of spring events. It will be held at the Live Oak Park in Port Royal. They expect between 1,500-2,000 attendees for the event and hope to generate $30,000+ in net proceeds for local need organizations. Come on by and enjoy Hot Oysters, Brews, and all the other sundries.

Saturday, April 9th: The Inaugural Clubs for Kids event will be hosted at The Sanctuary Golf Club on Cat Island between 8-11 a.m. The Title Sponsor for this event is McDonalds and they will be offering a complimentary McDonalds breakfast, a golf pro exhibition, hands on practice, and a FREE set of golf clubs to the first 75 kids between the ages of 5-12 who sign up with a parent or guardian. Please find details on their website at www.Beaufortcharities.org

Friday and Saturday, May 12-14th: The 41st Annual Golf Tournament is the oldest of its kind in the state of South Carolina and the 2nd oldest in the country. It is the premiere golf event in Northern Beaufort County and is enjoyed by golfers and non-golfers alike.

The golf field is limited to 200 invited guests and we host 1,000+ for the Friday night Street Dance. It is a one of a kind event and we know there will be a big gathering at the Daiquiris Hole during the day or join the group at the Street Dance on Friday, May 13th from 9-12 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and may be purchased on their website.