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Area teens golf tournament raises funds for kids
Local teen and golfer Alexis Gopfert, left, presents a check to Rainbow Children’s Home. The money was from a charity golf tournament organized by Gopfert.
Alexis Gopfert has been playing competitive golf and visiting Rainbow Children’s Home each for about three years, so when she realized she could turn her passion for a sport into something beneficial for the children of the North Georgia home, Gopfert jumped at the chance and planned a charity golf tournament. "We’ve been going to the home for about three years," Gopfert said. "What motivated me was hearing about it from a neighbor and deciding that it would be better to give our old clothes to girls who need them.