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Summer of 2017, Premier Suicide Prevention Disc Golf Event on Private Course in Kansas City

Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention Fourth Annual Memorial Disc Golf Tournament in loving memory of Grant Gottschalk and Tom Karlin 
immediate release-May 10, 2017 
Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention Tournament  is on schedule for our tournament on June 24, 2017, at Thornfield Private Disc Golf Course in Stilwell, Kansas.    Warm up and welcoming will begin at 8 a.m, with tee times starting around of  a.m.   If the tournament sells out  it would have about 90 golfers, 30+ volunteers and several suicide prevention organizations offering information.  One, will be Allie Doss’s Speak Up Foundation, which has gained a lot of popularity in the community in recent months for all it’s work.
Disc Golfers will be playing 36 holes on this private premier disc golf.  Eighteen holes in the morning of single play and eighteen holes of double play in the afternoon.  Thornfield course is private and is only played if you our part of a charity tournament.   This makes Flippin Sweet’s tournament that much more unique since you can play singles in the morning session.  Actually, to the organizers knowledge it is the only time you can play singles on Thornfield this summer.
Organizers have a nice amount of “prizes”  we are giving away in the players pack.  Contributions from Bic, Papa Murphy’s, Best Regards, Doug Mitt’s Home Team, Capital Federal, American Family, Elements Fitness, Century Marketing and so many more great companies.  Other prizes to be presented throughout the day and raffled will be Chiefs items, Royals Tickets, T-bones, Westin Wine Tasting,  Sports Memorabilia and plenty of disc golf merchandise generously offered by the disc golf suppliers/manufactures/
If that were not enough the organizers will be giving each registered disc golfer TWO custom disc and a custom towel.  Often tournament wil only one disc or may not even give items of this value.
Lunch is also provide with Ad Astra Food and Pappa Murphy’s Food Trucks, Panera cookies, Hy-Vee Bottled Water, Gatorade from Price Chopper.  Entry is $50 per player and all proceeds will go to Johnson County Suicide Coalition based out of Olathe, in the Johnson County Kansas, Mental Health Offices.  Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention Organize has 501c3 status through the Mitts Family Foundation this will be it’s fourth tournament.   In 2016,  Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention raised nearly $11,000 and after minimal expenses, donated the rest to the Coalition in which they have used as they felt it would be best serve the local community.  The Johson County Suicide Coalition continues to offer  a program to train teachers, clergy, counselors etc., to see, identify and know what to do next for individuals that have the signs of a suicidal person.
Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention Disc Golf Page Facebook
Flippin Sweet Disc Golf Twitter Feed Twitter  @FlippinSweetDG
Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention Disc Golf Page & Registration/Donation
John Erickson
Flippin Sweet Suicide Prevention
913. 626. 0542

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