CONOVER, N.C. – Members of the Military and Hickory-area teachers will be admitted free of charge to the 2012 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn presented by Kia Motors courtesy of Zenith Global Logistics, it was announced today. The 10th anniversary Greater Hickory Classic is set for Oct. 8-14 at Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover, N.C.
Members of the Military, including active duty, reservists, veterans and their immediate families will be admitted free of charge to the Greater Hickory Classic by simply showing a current military identification card. Teachers representing Hickory-area kindergarten through high school institutions and one guest will also receive free admission to the tournament with a current school identification card Tuesday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 14.
“I don’t think it is possible to say ‘thank you’ to our local members of the military and teachers too often,” Zenith Global Logistics CEO Jack Hawn said. “I truly cannot think of two more vital groups of people than the people who protect our freedom and those who educate our children. We are honored to provide free Greater Hickory Classic admission to show our appreciation for these extraordinary individuals.”
Zenith Global Logistics is a total supply chain logistics provider specializing exclusively in home furnishings. Internationally, the company services the continental U.S. and multiple points in Asia with warehousing, consolidation and full/split container programs. Domestically, the company owns and operates its own truck fleet as well as transportation hubs and more than 3.5 million square feet of warehousing, including facilities in Southern California, Texas, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. Zenith Global provides national home delivery service to all points in the United States through a network of company-owned delivery operations and local market providers. Please visit the company online at www.zenithcompanies.com to learn more.
The 10th annual Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn presented by Kia Motors is set for Oct. 8-14, 2012 at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, N.C. Tournament tickets are available for purchase through the tournament office or the tournament website below. The event features a week of special events and attractions, including exhibitions, pro-ams and three days of Champions Tour competition among some of the greatest legends in golf. Operated by the Greater Hickory Classic Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the tournament donates all net proceeds to charities throughout the Greater Hickory Metro area each year. For more information, please call (828) 459-4000 or visit www.greaterhickoryclassic.com.
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