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Golf tournament to benefit pet rescue

Second Chance Pet Adoptions, a no-kill animal rescue group, is holding the Putts Fore Mutts and Cats Golf Tournament from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Lakeshore Golf Course in Durham. Cost is $75 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, registration gift, continental breakfast, all beverages and lunch. The tournament will feature breakfast sponsored by Panera Bread of Apex and lunch sponsored by Care First Animal Hospital at Oberlin. Proceeds will support the ongoing efforts of Second Chance Pet Adoptions to rescue and find permanent, loving homes for the abandoned or homeless animals of Wake County and the surrounding areas. For tickets, to register or for more information, visit www.secondchanceputtsforemutts.com, email Sara McCormick at sara@secondchancenc.org or call 919-357-3636.

Fit to Lead 5K

The Raleigh Jaycees will hold its second annual Fit to Lead 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at WakeMed Soccer Park, 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. The 5k benefits the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar of North Carolina East. Participants can walk or run. HOBY NC East is a yearly event in which 200 rising high school juniors attend a three-day seminar to expand and explore their leadership potential.

To register, visit www.fittolead5k.org. Cost is $28 before Friday, April 27, and $33 after. A children’s Fun Run 1K will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $10. For more information, visit east.hobync.org or www.raleighjaycees.org.

Rotary club golf tournament

The Rotary Club of North Raleigh is holding a charity golf tournament Monday, May 14, at Wildwood Green Golf Club. The event begins with lunch at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the event support scholarships, literacy and other Rotary charities. For more information, call 919-787-4133.

Golf tournament to benefit food pantry

The St. Francis of Assisi Church Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Wil-Mar Golf Club, 2300 Old Milburnie Road, Raleigh. Sign-in starts at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds will benefit Catholic Parish Outreach Food Pantry. Cost is $65 per player or $240 per team of four. For more information, call Nick Szews at 919-846-7701, email japowers@mac.com or visit www.cporaleigh.org/Golf.html.

Relay For Life

The overnight Northern Wake Relay For Life is scheduled for June 8-9 on the grounds of Richland Creek Community Church, 3229 Burlington Mills Road, Wake Forest. The opening ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m., and teams will start walking at 7:30 p.m. For more information, email Brian Pate at brianpate@fmrealty.com or visit www.northernwakerelay.com.