2014 – 26th Annual MoTAS Charity Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament 2014On Monday, October 27, come and have a great time while supporting the Men of Temple Ahavat Shalom (MoTAS) and its community outreach by joining us at the 26th Annual MoTAS Charity Golf Tournament. The Golf Tournament provides you with a full day on the links, including locker room usage, range balls, continental breakfast, a barbeque lunch on the course, and dinner of delicious hors d’oeuvres and carving station meats after your day of play. It includes golf-related contests, goody bags, some very nice prizes, and entertainment provided by “The Mulligan Man“. In addition, a raffle and a silent auction will be held during dinner to help support our charities. This page provides you all the details regarding the event; click here to register for the tournament, purchase a golf sponsorship, or place an ad in the accompanying ad book.

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When and Where

Calabasas Country ClubThe 26th Annual MoTAS Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Calabasas Country Club in Calabasas, California on Monday, October 27, 2014. To get to the Calabasas Country Club from Los Angeles & Orange Counties:

  1. Take the 405(N) to the 101(W) towards Ventura
  2. Exit 101(W) at Parkway Calabasas
  3. Make an immediate left at the first light, then another left over the freeway, continue straight past Park Granada
  4. Turn right at Park Entrada, continue up the hill to entrance on the left

The street address (for those who use GPS) is: 4515 Park Entrada, Calabasas, CA 91302. Click here for a Google Map.

Tournament Schedule

  • 8:30 AM Check In, Free Range Balls, Breakfast, and Putting Contest
  • 10:30 AM Shotgun Start (BBQ Lunch on the course)
  • 4:00 PM No Host Bar, Dinner, Auction, and Awards

Prizes and Contests

Games on the Golf CourseCourse prizes include prizes for Longest Ball, Closest to the Pin, and Holes-in-One, including a special Hole-In-One prize of a new Mustang Convertable donated by Galpin Ford. Additional hole-in-one prizes include:

  • A golf weekend including 2 rounds of golf

Special hole-in-one holes include:

  • Rolex hole: 4 Rolex watches (one for each team member)
  • Money hole: Using a 15 inch hole, a $1,000 prize will go to the winner.  If more than one hole-in-one, prize will be split.  If not hole in one, the player closest to the pin will win a prize (but not the $1,000 cash prize).

Additionally, magician Danny Magic,a member in good standing of the world famous Magic Castle and the recipient of the 2012 and 2014 Strolling Magician of the Year award, will be joining us at the tournament. Danny does incredible close‐up magic and will be entertaining golfers during the Registration period while they are in line, on the driving range and on the putting green. At the banquet after the tournament, Danny performs close‐up magic table‐to‐table and near the Silent Auction. Danny also performs a big trick during the banquet and then auctions off a DANNY MAGIC PACKAGE that consists of a pass for 8 to the Magic Castle where he will meet the party and show them around (alternatively, Danny will perform for a private party at the high bidder’s home or office). He even tosses in a bottle of Magic Wine.

The following items will be on the raffle:

  1. MoTAS logo green repair tool
  2. $10.00 gift certificate from Lazy Dog Restaurant
  3. $10.00 gift certificate from Lazy Dog Restaurant
  4. $10.00 gift certificate from Lazy Dog Restaurant
  5. $10.00 gift certificate from Lazy Dog Restaurant
  6. $10.00 gift certificate from California Pizza Kitchen
  7. $10.00 gift certificate from California Pizza Kitchen
  8. $10.00 gift certificate from California Pizza Kitchen
  9. $10.00 gift certificate from California Pizza Kitchen
  10. $18.00 gift certificate from Dream Dinners
  11. 2 hours bowling from Matador Lanes (includes shoes & pitcher of soda)
  12. Badminton / Volleyball set
  13. Gift basket from Bath & Body Works
  14. Gourmet gift basket from Fresh & Easy (Wild Oats)
  15. Wine gift basket from Dave Friedman
  16. Gift box from In­-N­-Out Burgers (shirt, logo balls 2 $10.00 gift certificates)
  17. CBS logo ball cap
  18. $25.00 gift certificate from Roger’s Rib Shack
  19. $25.00 gift certificate from Chi’s Chinese Restaurant
  20. $25.00 gift certificate from Chi’s Chinese Restaurant
  21. CBS logo jacket
  22. $40.00 gift certificate from Musashi Japanese Restaurant
  23. $50.00 gift certificate from Cheesecake Factory
  24. $100.00 gift certificate from Flemings Steak House
  25. $250.00 CASH
  26. $500.00 CASH

See below for information on the silent auction prizes.

There will also be a “Last Man Standing” with a cash prize equal to 50% of the tickets purchased, and a raffle.

Player Fees

Players on the CoursePlayer fees for the Golf Tournament are $215 per player. On your application, you may request other players for your foursome. Your player fee covers the following:

  • Use of all member facilities for the day including driving range, putting green, chipping and sand area and more
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Barbeque Lunch on the course
  • On-course refreshments
  • Dinner
  • Golf Goodie Bag. Items in the goodie bag include a sleeve of golf balls (Top Flite), a golf glove, a ball marker with player’s initials, a golf shirt, a Golfsmith $10 discount card, a cooling bandana, a tape measure from Dean’s Safe Company, a bottle of water, and various snacks–nuts, granola bar, etc.

Additionally, while on the course, you can purchase a special Mulligan Man Package for $50 as well as tickets for the dinner raffle. Additional dinner tickets are $36.

Click Here to register.

Golf Sponsorships

Tee SignA wide variety of golf-related sponsorships are available. Some of the sponsorships are limited in quantity, so reserve your sponsorship now while it is still available. All include a link (as indicated) on the sponsorship webpage:

  • Tee Sponsorships – $180. Includes the following:
    ♦ Tee Sign
    ♦ Ad book listing as a Golf Tee Sponsor
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage.
  • Putting Contest Sponsor – $360 (1 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Putting Contest Sign
    ♦ Business card ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage.
  • Golf Cart Sponsor – $360 (3 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Golf Cart Sign
    ♦ Business card ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Hole-In-One Sponsor – $500 (3 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Hole-In-One Sign
    ♦ Business card ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Drink Cart Sponsor – $500 (3 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Drink Cart Sign
    ♦ Business card ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Breakfast Sponsor – $750 (1 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Breakfast Sponsor Sign
    ♦ Quarter-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Practice Green Pin Flag Sponsor – $750 (1 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Pin Flag Signs
    ♦ Quarter-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Pin Flag Sponsor – $750 (18 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Pin Flag Signs
    ♦ Quarter-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Lunch Sponsor – $1250 (1 available). Includes the following:
    ♦ Lunch Sponsor Sign
    ♦ Quarter-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
  • Corporate Sponsor – $1800. Includes the following:
    ♦ Corporate Sponsor Signage at event and in ad book
    ♦ Half-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Graphic Logo, Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
    ♦ Four (4) player entry fees
    ♦ Four (4) special golf gifts
  • Silver Sponsor – $3000. Includes the following:
    ♦ Silver Sponsor Signage at event and in ad book
    ♦ Full-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Graphic Logo, Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
    ♦ Four (4) player entry fees
    ♦ Four (4) premium golf gifts
  • Gold Sponsor – $6000. Includes the following:
    ♦ Gold Sponsor Signage at event and in ad book
    ♦ Full-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Graphic Logo, Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
    ♦ Eight (8) player entry fees
    ♦ Eight (8) premium golf gifts
  • Diamond Sponsor – $9000. Includes the following:
    ♦ Gold Sponsor Signage at event and in ad book
    ♦ Full-page ad in Ad Book
    ♦ Graphic Logo, Name and link on Sponsorship webpage
    ♦ Twelve (12) player entry fees
    ♦ Twelve (12) premium golf gifts

Click Here to sign up for a Golf Sponsorship.

Calendar/Ad Book Sponsorships

Adbook MockupThis year, in addition to the basic Golf Tournament Program, MoTAS will be producing a calendar and ad book. This book will be made available to MoTAS and temple members not only at the Golf Tournament, but at every Friday shabbat and MoTAS event. The book will contain the calendar of MoTAS events for the year, descriptions of each events, and links and information about community resources. This ad book encourages readeres to spend their dollars with those businesses that support MoTAS and TAS. Our membership consists mostly of long-term residents who shop locally, are concerned about local matters, and who want to support the businesses in their community. They are likely to keep the calendar/ad book handy for easy reference. By supporting your ad book, both your business and the community benefit.

Ads are available in the calendar and ad book at the following rates:

  • Text Ad – $18. Up to three lines of text.
  • Business Card Ad – $36. Provide your business card or let us design the space for you.
  • Honor/Memorial Ad – $36. A business card size space for your message honoring or remembering a loved one.
  • Quarter Page Ad – $72.
  • Half-Page Ad – $140.
  • Full Page Ad – $250.

Click Here to sign up for an ad in the Calendar and Ad Book.

Silent Auction/Raffle

Silent AuctionAs part of the Golf Tournament, there will be a silent auction and raffle. We are actively looking for silent auction and raffle donations. We hope you will support us by making a donation of your product or service. For your generosity, you will receive recognition in the event program and tournament website as well as all event publicity, and a tax deduction where allowable by law. This is an excellent advertising opportunity and a forum to express your support of local community functions. Your contribution identifies you as a supporter of Temple Ahavat Shalom and its programs, and our congregants will want to support those who support us.

Click here for a printable donor form.

Items that will be auctioned (silent or live) are [value in (parenthesis)]:

  1. Lunch with the Rabbi at Brent’s Deli for 2 people (Priceless)
  2. Men’s Gruen Watch ($145.00)
  3. Brent’s Deli gift certificate ($50.00)
  4. Chef’s Toys gift certificate ($100.00)
  5. Round of golf at Knollwood Country Club for 4 ($150.00)
  6. Peddler’s Fork Restaurant gift certificate ($100.00)
  7. MOVIE & DINNER PACKAGE: 6 tickets to Laemmle Theatre; Tony Roma Restaurant gift certificate ($98.00)
  8. DINNER & THEATRE PACKAGE: 2 tickets to The Colony Theatre in Burbank; 2 gift certificates to P.F. Chang’s Restaurant ($130.00)
  9. DINNER & THEATRE PACKAGE #2: 4 tickets to Repertory East Playhouse (“Sherlock Holmes and the Adventures of the Suicide Club”) in Santa Clarita; Gift certificate to Newhall Refinery Restaurant ($145.00)
  10. DINNER & THEATRE PACKAGE #3: 2 tickets to Group Rep Theatre in North Hollywood; Marmalade Cafe gift certificate ($100.00)
  11. USA SWIM TEAM PACKAGE: Swim Team cap signed by team members; Swim Team pennant signed by the whole team ($150.00)
  12. INTERNATIONAL DINNER PACKAGE: Gift certificates for Chi’s Chinese Restaurant, Sagebrush Cantina, Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant, Musashi Japanese Restaurant ($140.00)
  13. INTERNATIONAL DINNER PACKAGE #2: Gift certificates to Maggiano’s Italian Restaurant; Musashi Japanese Restaurant; King’s Fish House Restaurant ($115.00)
  14. WEST VALLEY DINNER PACKAGE: Gift certificates to La Paz Mexican Seafood Restaurant; Safir Mediterranean Cuisine ($100.00)
  15. LUNCH & DINNER PACKAGE: Gift certificates to Roger’s Rib Shack; Weiler’s Deli; and In-N-Out (6) ($135.00)
  16. MEAL PACKAGE: Gift certificates to Emle’s Restaurant; Musashi Japanese Restaurant; Pita Pockets ($90.00)
  17. MEAL PACKAGE #2: Gift certificates to Emle’s Restaurant; Two Guys From Italy; Pita Pockets ($130.00)
  18. Round of golf for 4 at Calabasas Country Club ($300.00)
  19. Four (4) groups of 4 tickets to future Dodger games (priceless) [Courtesy of Ron Friedman]
  20. Round of golf for 4 at El Cab Country Club with Ron Friedman (i.e., a total party of 5) (priceless) [Courtesy of Ron Friedman]
  21. Complimentary 1 night stay at Hotel Erwin in Venice ($350.00)
  22. Special Chef’s dinner for 4 at Chablis Restaurant ($400.00)
  23. Danny Magic tickets to Magic Castle for 8 (priceless)
  24. Round of golf at Hillcrest Country Club (priceless)
  25. Round of Golf for 3 at Bel Air Country Club (priceless)
  26. Sunday Brunch at Beverly Hills Country Club (priceless)
  27. ‡ Round of Golf for 4 at Indian Hills Golf Club-Riverside ($120.00)
  28. ‡ Round of Golf for 4 at Jurupa Hills Country Club-Riverside ($120.00)
  29. ‡ Round of Golf for 4 at Hidden Valley Golf Club-Norco ($120.00)
  30. ‡ Round of Golf for 4 at Van Buren Golf Center-Riverside ($120.00)
  31. ‡ INTERNATIONAL DINNER PACKAGE #3: Gift certificates to Toscanova Restaurant, Pita Pockets, Chi’s Chinese Restaurant, Stonefire Grill ($150.00)
  32. ‡ Gift Certificate to Mr. B’s Flowers ($75.00)

(‡ indicates items added since the Golf Tournament program went to press)

To bid on an item in absentia: send an email to andybarry80@yahoo.com by noon (Pacific) on Sunday, October 26 with the subject “Auction Bid for Item xxx”. In the body of the message, repeat the description of the item, and specify your minimum bid, your bidding increment, and your maximum bid. Make sure you leave a phone number where we can contact you the evening of the auction in case we need to.

Play Mah Jongg

Mah JonggSisterhood will also be running Mah Jongg for those interested during the Golf Tournament, starting at noon. For more information, contact Anita Hoch, the Sisterhood Mah Jongg chair, at 818-360-0160 or email anitapearl47@gmail.com. It is a great alternative if you don’t want to be on the course. Dinner tickets will be available for purchase for $36, made out to “Men of TAS”. Please send the checks to Anita Hoch / 17824 Lahey St / Granada Hills CA 91344. Soft drinks will be set up for us. We will stop for dinner at 5pm.

Who This Helps

The proceeds from the Golf Tournament primarily support the Men of Temple Ahavat Shalom (MoTAS), and in turn, its support of the needs and priorities of the Temple Ahavat Shalom community. In the past, this has included support of the following Temple Ahavat Shalom Social Action Partners:

  • SOVA – Food banks in Van Nuys and Los Angeles that provide free groceries and supportive services to needy families and individuals.
  • M.E.N.D. (Meeting Each Need with Dignity) – Helps transform the lives of the area’s neediest residents with clothing, medical, vision, and dental care,job skills training, and job placement assistance.
  • L.A. FAMILY HOUSING – The leading San Fernando Valley organization addressing homelessness and the affordable housing crisis, and providing emergency and  transitional shelter to individuals and families.
  • JEWISH WORLD WATCH (JWW) – Works to mobilize synagogues, their schools, their members, and the community, to combat genocide and other egregious violations of human rights around the world through education, advocacy, and refugee relief.
  • KNOCK FOUNDATION – The foundation is a grass-roots initiative to assist rural communities in the developing world, giving people the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty.

How to Register

Click here for a registration form that you can fill out and print (PDF). After you complete the form, mail the form with your payment information (and any ad copy) to Mike Saltsman, 11924 Nugent Drive, Granada Hills 91344-2236:

Printable Registration FormFor those that wish to register on the web, click the following button for our electronic registration form. If you choose a sponsorship level that includes advertising, we will contact you to get the advertising copy.

Register and Pay Button

Updates

(Note: The most recent updates are shown thusly)

  • 2014-10-21: Updated to put in the final list of raffle and auction prizes.
  • 2014-09-21: More silent auction prizes, update MahJongg information.
  • 2014-09-15: Even more silent auction prizes and information on Danny Magic
  • 2014-09-12: Updated prize information, added Mah Jongg info
  • 2014-08-29: Add additional prize and activity information.
  • 2014-08-21: Added prize information.
  • 2014-07-14: Adding specifics of the car donation from Galpin Ford.
  • 2014-06-24: Added online ticketing option through Eventbee. Added initial information on Silent Auction Donations.
  • 2014-06-18: Initial version of page.

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