NGHS golf tournament named in memory of longtime supporter

The Cheryl Shippey Memorial golf tournament, previously called the Laurel Classic, has been named in memory of Cheryl Shippey, a Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) Foundation team member, who unexpectedly passed away in March 2023. Obituary for Cheryl Lynn (Caddell) Shippey | Memorial Park Funeral Homes

Shippey, according to the foundation, was well-known in the Braselton community for her work on NGMC (Northeast Georgia Medical Center) Braselton’s inaugural campaign and was instrumental in the creation of the Laurel Classic, a fundraiser for the foundation.

This year’s tournament will be held May 14 at The Legends at Chateau Elan.