The Jeff Gordon Foundation will host the "Ultimate Speed-Dare to Race Jeff Gordon" charity 4-8:30 p.m. June 2 at Victory Lane Karting, 2330 Tipton Road, Charlotte.
The event will raise funds for the Jeff Gordon Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas Medical Center in Concord. Invited guests will have the chance to go-cart race four-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon.
For more information, visit www.jeffgordon
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The Jim O. Haker Memorial Golf Tournament will take place 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 at the Birkdale Golf Club, 16500 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville.
The event will raise funds for the Charlotte Volunteers in Medicine Clinic. Fees are $75 for individuals or $300 for a foursome and include the cart and green fees, range balls, breakfast, lunch and awards.
For more information, call 704-350-1300 or visit www.cvimnc.org
The Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte's Teen Volunteer Board will host its inaugural 5K "Running for Ronald" event at 7 a.m. June 5 at McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Road, Charlotte.
The event, which will include a 5K run and walk as well as a family carnival, will raise funds to benefit Charlotte's first Ronald McDonald House that will open in early 2011. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for children. Details: www.runningforronald.eventbrite.com.
The Concord Police Department will hold the "Cup for Curtis" golf benefit 7:30 a.m. June 15 at the Highland Creek Golf Club, 7101 Highland Creek Parkway.
All proceeds will go to the medical expenses of Officer Curtis Anderson, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. The entry fee is $65, $60 for police, fire, rescue and military, and $240 for a foursome.
For more information or to register, visit cup4curtis.com
The Women Who Lead Luncheon will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19 at the Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St.
The event will honor female leaders, including Maya Angelou, and will raise funds for scholarships through the United Negro College Fund.
Ticket prices are $125 for lunch or performance only, and $200 for both. For more information, call 704-377-8625.
The Charlotte Senior Center will hold its fourth annual Golf Classic 8 a.m.-3p.m. June 21 at Pine Island Country Club, 1701 Stoneyridge Road.
The fee is $100 for individuals and $400 for a foursome. Corporate sponsorships are available.
For more information, visit www.cmseniorcenters.org or call 704-522-6222.