An incredible event in the life of Grace Church occurred on June 2 when its rector, the Reverend Dr. Douglas Fisher was elected Bishop of Western Massachusetts. On July 9, 2012, Grace Church will honor Fisher during the sixth annual Golf Tournament and Gala at the Millbrook Golf and Tennis Club. "Though we shall now lose Doug to our neighboring state, we joyfully see all around us the fruits of his time among us, in the many ministries he started and the number of lives he touched," said tournament organizer Jim Ball. "When confronted by a need in our community, Doug responded by proposing outreach programs to answer that need, which now will stand as enduring legacies of his passion for social justice and human decency." Grace Church's largest fundraising event of the year, the golf tournament includes breakfast, luncheon courtesy of Panera Bread, and morning and afternoon rounds of golf, offering golfers of all skill levels the opportunity to play the private, members-only Millbrook Golf Course, one of the area's most beautiful, challenging courses. Two flight times for golf are available at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., followed by a gala dinner and auction at the Golf and Tennis Club beginning at 6:00 p.m. M.L. Ball, one of the organizers of the event, noted that the Grace Church Golf Tournament and Dinner on July 9 will be Father Doug'ÂÂs last appearance at this event before assuming the role of Bishop of Western Massachusetts, a post he was elected to on June 2. "Father Doug has graciously agreed to be our keynote speaker," said Ball. "ÂÂThis is your chance to honor this incomparable priest, community leader, voice for the voiceless, and friend." At this year'ÂÂs Gala, Grace Church will also be honoring Dr. William Augerson, a retired United States Army General, who has unceasingly served Grace Church, our country, our community, numerous charities and social justice causes. The evening gala at the Millbrook Golf and Tennis Club features a locally-sourced three course gourmet dinner. A live and silent auction is also an integral part of the evening'ÂÂs festivities. Tickets are required for the evening gala.
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