Over ninety golfers hit the course at Jonathan’s Landing on December 20th, raising $53,750 towards Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast’s mission.
Finishing first in the tournament was Mark Wade, Chris Dempsey, Frank Williams, and Jeff Knight with a score of 56.
Presented by The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, the 32nd Annual JA Golf Classic was also sponsored by G4S; The Sandy Hill Foundation; Logus Manufacturing Corporation; Bozetarnik & Company; Daszkal Bolton; Elite Drywall & Flooring; and Olympusat.
“We’re grateful for everyone’s participation and your patience with mother nature as we had to reschedule,” said Claudia Kirk Barto, President of Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast. “Of special note, not only is this the 32nd annual tournament, but it’s the 25th anniversary of The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation’s initial donation. Since then the Foundation has provided over $2,000,000 in support and has also served as an advocate to our mission of inspiring and preparing our youth to succeed in a global economy. We appreciate their continued support of this tournament and, of course, everyone who has supported this event. Thank you.”
Tee-sign sponsors included Brian's Carpet & Commercial Flooring; Bob Brunjes; Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, PA; Crowe; Counselors Title ~ David C. Tassell, PA; Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A.; McDonald Hopkins; Publix Super Markets Charities; Signs by Tomorrow; South Florida Financial Services; Mark & Pam Van Hoesen; and The Weitz Company, LLC. Foursomes were sponsored by Advanced Building Technologies, Bozetarnik & Company, Edison Electrical Surplus, Elaine Beers, Evergreen Insurance, First Trust Portfolios, Frankel Enterprises, G4S, Henderson Insurance, Kennedy Yachts, Logus Manufacturing Corporation, McDonald Hopkins, Nancy Hyman, Olympusat, PNC Bank, Talluto Insurance Company, The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, Triton Property Management, UBS Financial Services, and Veracity Advisers.
About Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast
Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire and prepare young people throughout Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Hendry counties to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement’s over twenty K-12 programs are taught by volunteer mentors in the classroom, after school, and through onsite “adult for a day” simulations. Program funding comes through contributions from businesses, individuals, foundations, and special event fundraisers. For more information please visit www.JuniorAchievement.com.
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