Area kid’s programs are getting quite a bit of extra support thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Topsail Island.

SURF CITY — Area kid’s programs are getting quite a bit of extra support thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Topsail Island.

The 28th annual Topsail Island Kiwanis Golf Tournament held May 3 at North Shore Country Club in Sneads Ferry brought in more than $5,000 to help provide local support.

Sixty-three golfers participated, and the team of Mike Hendricks, Jack Barnes, Alex Heinds and Braden Hendricks took first place. The second place team was made up of Randy Cox, Todd Rademacher, Kyle Breuer and Travis Stafford. The third place team was Bo Allen, Stan Crisp, Candace Seibert and Ward Seibert.

Champion tournament sponsors who made substantial contributions to support the tournament this year include Advance Auto/Carquest, Aqua Properties, LLC, Bojangles, Daddy Macs Beach Grill, East Coast Sports, ECS Environmental, Gideon Heating and Air Conditioning, High Tides Construction, Hutton Vineyards, Landmark Properties/Nick Phillips, McDonalds, Mr. Bill’s Landscaping, REMAX Essential, Safeway Chevrolet, SERVPRO of Pender-West Onslow, Snap Fitness, Surf City IGA, Swingbridge Beer and Wine, The Gift Basket, ThreadFX, Topsail Shores Inn, Town of Surf City, Town of North Topsail Beach and Wellman Homes.

Kiwanis is also grateful for its Friends sponsors who donated gifts and prizes for the tournament. They include Hwy 50 South Surf Shop, The Trading Company, Surf City Florist, Bumblebee Market, Surf City BBQ, Lowes Home Improvement, Cape Fear Community College, Harris Teeter, A Beach Place Realty, SFI, Topsail Dental, Farm Bureau, Monarch Mortgage, Food Lion, Belvedere Country Club, Castle Bay Country Club, Olde Point Country Club,Marine Chevrolet Cadillac, Beach Shop and Grill, Marine Federal Credit Union, Liberty Tire, First Citizens Bank, Eye Care Center, Coastal Bank & Trust, Lejeune Lincoln, Bank of America, Thomas Tackle & Seafood, Autry’s Self Storage, Salon Blue, Holly Ridge Tire Pros and Bill Morrison.

“We appreciate all our sponsors for their support and all participants for playing in our tournament,” Kiwanis President Paul Faris said. “We simply couldn’t have the tournament without the support of our local business community, and the participation of our golfing friends and neighbors.”

The 2014 Tournament Chairman Rick Benton had additional thanks for the tournament venue.

“North Shore Country Club, Club Pro Mark Sorenson and General Manager John Russell have been great hosts and supporters of the tournament,” Benton said, “and the Kiwanis Club looks forward to partnering with them again for the 29th annual tournament that will be coming next spring.”