Thursday, October 30, 2014

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas 9th Annual Corporate Cup

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (BGCD) hosted its 9th Annual Corporate Cup golf tournament, presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
 
The event was held at Dallas National Golf Club, and raised more than $194,459. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, which strives to impact the lives of its members through after-school programming.
Boys & Girls Club "Cool Kids" with Manny Fernandez
The day included an 18-hole traditional golf tournament, and at the conclusion of the tournament, “Cool Kids,” which are Boys & Girls Club members, greeted the players with many thanks for their support and handed them cold water and towels. Following the tournament, golfers enjoyed a cocktail hour and dinner while the judges tallied up the winners.
 
Winning Teams Included:
1st Place: KPMG
2nd Place: VMG Health
3rd Place: Fluor
 
Individual Winners Included:
Ladies Longest Drive: Nacy Loewe- Kimberly-Clark Team Two
Mens Longest Drive: Garrett Loftin- Kimberly-Clark Team Two
Closest to the Pin: Todd Onderdonk- ExxonMobil
Trent Brookshire, Brent Runion and Wood Brookshire
Scott Murray, chairman and CEO of Murray Media and host of Conversations with Scott Murray and Texas Daily, took the stage as he thanked all of the sponsors that made the tournament possible. President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas Charles English then joined him to talk about the upcoming Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas Inaugural Great Futures Luncheon, which will introduce Center for a New Generation, an innovative academic and enrichment after-school and summer program founded by Dr. Condoleezza Rice. Murray then led a lively Q&A session with Golf Channel Personality and CBS Sports Analyst David Feherty that kept the crowd laughing as they talked about golf and Feherty’s charity work.
Boys & Girls Club "Cool Kids" with Zach Edwards and Bill Smith
Due to its success, Corporate Cup is able to provide funding to further Boys & Girls Clubs of Dallas’ effective and impactful programs, such as Academic Success and Collegiate STEPS. The Academic Success program reinforces and enhances the skills and knowledge that young people learn at school.
President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas Charles English and Chairman of the Board of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas Chris Trowbridge
 

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