A scholarship fund golf tournament will be held next week in memory of former Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member James Ross.
Ross, who was an avid golfer, died last year of cancer. The tournament will be used for vocational training and substance abuse programs in the Grier Heights community, where Ross grew up. The Community Culinary School of Charlotte, which helps former prison inmates, will be one of the beneficiaries.
The inaugural James Ross Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament will be Sept. 20 at the Charles T. Myers Golf Club, 7817 Harrisburg Road in Charlotte. Details: Bernard Barnes, 704-274-5437 or Lonnie Langston, 704-776-4006.
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