Support optometric education by teeing up for the UAB School of Optometry

Money raised from the annual fundraiser goes toward research and scholarships in the SOO.

SOO bannerThe University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry is hosting its annual Dean’s Community Advisory Committee golf tournament to benefit scholarships, research and renovations for the school at 11 a.m. Monday, April 27, at the Inverness Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive.

This tournament has raised enough money to endow a $100,000 research fund and three $25,000 scholarships.

Cost to participate for teams is $600; individuals are $150. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. There also will be a putting contest at 12:30 p.m., and shotgun tee time is 1 p.m.

For more information, call Peggy Striplin, 205-934-9838, or Virginia Rogers, 205-934-5605 or visit