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Tournament credits organizer with success
Gayle and Ray Dent
Gale and Ray Dent stay active in the community. - photo by Photo provided.

The fourth annual Support the Homeless Golf Tournament Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club was the result of the planning artistry and organizational skills of Hinesville Golf Enthusiast Ray Dent.

"It’s my most recreational, fun thing to do," he said.

Results, including whether anyone won a vehicle from Mike Reed Chevrolet for a hole in one, were not available before our deadline.

Dent and his family have lived in Hinesville for more 30 years, after he retirement from the military as a major. He is married to the former Gale Curtis of Clarksville, Tenn. They are both involved with making the world better.

Dent was the first director of the fledgling Liberty County YMCA. He served as first vice president of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce under the presidency of the late Gary Dodd. He is a former member and past chairman of the Coastal Georgia Private Industrial Committee, and a former member of the Coastal Development Workforce Committee that covers seven counties and 25 cities.

He is a past president of the mentoring organization, Eleven Black Men, and continuing member. He served on the MLK Observance Committee, the Emancipation Committee, NAACP and as a member of the steering committee for the YMCA Young Achievers Program and various other committees, a co-chair of the former Silent Witness Program in Liberty County.

Dent is retired from Operations Management International. He is also an ordained deacon and serves as an ordained elder in his church.

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