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The 2021 Golf 4 Kids Experience

by: F. Duke Haddad

The COVID-19 experience, as we all know, is one that will go down in history. We continue to experience the effects this pandemic has caused. For my work at The Salvation Army Indiana Division, we had to make several decisions, especially those affecting special events for much-needed revenue. In 2019, we made the decision to move our long-standing golf event to the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course.

This beautiful golf course is located next to the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. When playing golf, you can hear the loud race cars practicing in mid-May for the annual Indianapolis 500 race that takes place Memorial Day weekend. We made this decision late in 2018 and had five months to make success a reality for the 2019 event. Sadly, the 2020 Golf 4 Kids Event was cancelled due to COVID-19.

We decided to...