Northwest Arkansas Alumni Chapter to Host Pig Sooie 'Par-Tee' and Scramble

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Alumni Association and the Northwest Arkansas Chapter invite the public to attend Pig Sooie "Par-Tee" Kick-Off event and the Pig Sooie Scramble: Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament Fundraiser.

The Pig Sooie "Par-Tee" will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House. There will be food, drinks, a silent auction and more as they kick-off the 2017 Pig Sooie Scramble Golf Tournament. The “Par-tee” is open to the public and tickets are $10 each. To register, visit the 2017 Pig Sooie Scramble page.

The Pig Sooie Scramble is a four-person scramble for 18 holes. Proceeds fund the scholarships awarded by the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the Alumni Association. Each year, rising juniors and seniors from the Northwest Arkansas area may apply and are chosen based on merit and need.

The Scramble will be held at Paradise Valley Golf Course in Fayetteville. Alumni and friends are invited to attend a fun day of playing golf while supporting college students. The winners of the tournament will have the opportunity to play in the Acura College Alumni Championship in Pinehurst, N.C.

Activities will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Paradise Valley Golf Course at 3728 Old Missouri Road in Fayetteville. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start will begin at 12:30 p.m.

To register, visit the 2017 Pig Sooie Scramble page. If you would like to register your team, you may also call the Arkansas Alumni Association at 888-275-2586.

The Pig Sooie Scramble: Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament is presented by WealthPath Investment Advisors and sponsored by Acura.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Alyssa Pruitt, Marketing Specialist
Arkansas Alumni Association
479-575-3591, astrodel@uark.edu

Lisy McKinnon, Assistant Director of Outreach and Chapters
Arkansas Alumni Association
479-575-3444, lisy@uark.edu


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