Two events benefiting the Michael Tiderman family of Purcell will be held in June.
Tiderman, 38, an Oklahoma City fire lieutenant, and his 11-year-old son, Justin, died May 17 in a two-car car accident in southwest Oklahoma City. A former training officer, Michael was assigned to Fire Station 20 near SW 29 and Council Road at the time of his death. Justin was a fifth-grade student at Tuttle Intermediate Elementary School.
The Tiderman Family Fundraiser Golf Tournament will be June 18 at Winter Creek Golf & Country Club, 7 Clubhouse Drive, in Blanchard. The four-person scramble will have a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
There will be prizes for the top five teams, door prizes and contests for longest-drive and closest to the hole.
The cost is $60 per person and includes lunch. For information, call Tammy Pennington at 361-0014 or 224-7737. Donations will be accepted.
The Tiderman Memorial 10K/5K and Fun Walk will begin at 9 a.m. June 23 at Schrock Park, 5 J.D. Ryan Road, in Tuttle. Activities include a 10K race, 5K race, 2 mile fun walk, cookout, inflatable toys and performances by classical guitarist Edgar Cruz.
The cost is $25 for the 10K and 5K races and $35 for day-of-event registration. The cost for the fun walk is $15. The fun walk is free for children under age 12.
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