RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Local golfers are getting ready to tee off in support of a wider effort to combat cancer in our nation.
The Suits 'n Sneakers Golf & Gala hits the green Friday morning at Lakeridge Golf Course in Reno and is the official start to an entire weekend of fun. Participants have already raised $25,000 for the American Cancer Society.
The golf tournament itself is sold out, but there is still time to get tickets for the gala event Saturday evening. The gala includes planned games, dancing, silent and live auctions, and more. Wolf Pack basketball's very own coach Carter will be in attendance sporting his suit and sneakers.
The event begins at 5 p.m. and will be held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno. For tickets, call (775) 829-2213.