Whaley benefit takes place at Warwick Hills




From left, former MSU All-Big 10 conference center, Jason Strayhorn, Detroit Pistons announcer, George Blaha, Michigan State national champion Greg Kelser, NBA veteran, Morris Peterson, and Michigan State Flintstone legend, Mateen Cleaves, pose with the Whaley Children's Center team at the 28th annual Whaley Golf Classic, Sept. 9, at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc.

From left, former MSU All-Big 10 conference center, Jason Strayhorn, Detroit Pistons announcer, George Blaha, Michigan State national champion Greg Kelser, NBA veteran, Morris Peterson, and Michigan State Flintstone legend, Mateen Cleaves, pose with the Whaley Children’s Center team at the 28th annual Whaley Golf Classic, Sept. 9, at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc.

FLINT — Client Financial Services presented the 28th Annual Whaley Golf Classic on Sept. 9 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.

The event was co-hosted by George Blaha, voice of the Detroit Pistons, and Mateen Cleaves, Flint native and former Michigan State University basketball star, with all proceeds going to Whaley Children’s Center.

In addition to the 36 team outing at one of Michigan’s premier courses, Blaha and Cleaves brought along many of their celebrity friends to take part in the day’s activities.

Sponsors included: Client Financial Services, Security Credit Union, Al Bourdeau Insurance, Landaal Packaging, The Loeb Charitable Trust managed by FirstMerit Bank, Elga Credit Union, Signs by Crannie, Financial Plus Federal Credit Union, PNC Bank, Dr. Walter Barkey, Big John Steak and Onion, Research Money Management and Internet Payment Exchange (iPayx). View Newspapers was the print media sponsor of the event. — G.G.


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