Richardson Back in El Paso for Charity Golf Tournament
POSTED: Friday, April 15, 2011 - 1:48pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 15, 2011 - 5:37pm
The Nolan Richardson Charity Golf Tournament is being his today, Saturday and Sunday at Underwood Golf Complex in El Paso. For more information, visit: www.nolanrichardson.org or contact Lucy Valenzuela at (915) 539-4784 or Victor Nevarez at (915) 526-6028
The Nolan Richardson Charity Golf Tournament is the fund raising arm for the Yvonne Richardson Memorial Foundation. We donate to charitable organizations in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. We also have several scholarships at UTEP. Some are the Bobby Joe Hill Endowment, Jim "Bad News" Barnes Scholarship, Mark Haskins Scholarship and we just implemented the Don Haskins Scholarship last year. We have approximately 10 scholarships.
Tim Floyd, Larry Johnson, Mike Anderson, Ricardo Patton and Ron Cottrell are a few of the celebrity participants.
The estimated donations are in excess of 1.5 million dollars. Irene Pistella of Price's Creameries is our Elaine Pharr Woman of the Year, Joe A. Rosales, Jr. will receive the Bobby Joe Hill Man of the Year Humanitarian Award. We will be presenting the first Don L. Haskins Bear Award which is going to Jaime Rosales, Sr. We will also be recognizing Mrs. Mary Haskins and presenting her with a commemorative Don L. Haskins Bear Award.