Atomic Groove concert to kick-off 2018 Morgan Run Charity Classic


On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, Morgan Run Club & Resort will host its 12th annual Charity Classic. Since its inception in 2007, the Charity Classic has raised more than $36 million for local and national philanthropic organizations. This year’s outstanding beneficiaries include two perennial favorites and a local charity of choice.

Perennial Favorites:

Augie’s Quest, which funds research and development aimed at ending ALS by supporting the ALS Therapy Development Institute, the world’s largest ALS-dedicated drug development organization. (

Employee Partners Care Foundation, which provides financial assistance to employees of ClubCorp’s family of clubs in times of crisis. (

Chosen Charity:

The Mission Within, which offers a unique treatment protocol for Navy Seal warriors who have returned from duty and are suffering from brain trauma, PTSD, and other forms of emotional distress. (

The two-day event kicks off Friday evening, Oct. 5, with multiple food stations provided by local restaurants, live and silent auctions, and is highlighted by a concert by Atomic Groove (, a variety dance band and local favorite on the entertainment scene for more than two decades.

A VIP option is available Friday night which includes preferred seating and complimentary beverages, among other benefits. The festivities continue on Saturday, Oct. 6, with a golf tournament and tennis social, culminating with an awards ceremony that afternoon. Participation is open to all, so come join the event to “party with a purpose.”

To learn more about the 2018 Morgan Run Charity Classic, including event times, costs, and registration options, visit and click on Charity Classic link or contact Mary Ford at or (858) 759-5421.