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United Community Bank Provides Generous Donation to YHC Clay Dotson Open

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — On Tuesday, April 4, Mark Dotson, Young Harris College Vice President for Advancement, met with Adam Born, President of the United Community Bank of Blairsville, to graciously accept the bank’s generous donation to the 2023 Young Harris College Clay Dotson Open Golf Tournament.

The 19th Annual Clay Dotson Open will be held Monday, May 22, at the beautiful Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, Georgia. Every year, this tournament benefits student scholarships at Young Harris College. Nearly 100 percent of YHC students receive some form of financial assistance, and all proceeds from the tournament are used toward student scholarships. Support for this event allows YHC students the opportunity to achieve their goals and become part of the College’s legacy.

Young Harris College thanks the United Community Bank of Blairsville for being a Diamond Sponsor for the Clay Dotson Open and for helping Mountain Lions to reach their academic goals.

Want to play in the 2023 Clay Dotson Open and contribute to YHC students’ education? Register by Monday, May 2, at There will be morning and afternoon flights, and refreshments will be served throughout the day. A complimentary breakfast, lunch, and team photo will also be available. Award ceremonies with prizes will follow each flight. There is a discounted rate for teams made up of all YHC alumni.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires, and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit