Tournament Raises More than $30,000 for Campagna Center Programs
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Temperatures crept into the upper 80s as more than 85 golfers braved the heat and humidity to participate in The Campagna Center’s 13th Annual Spring Golf Outing on Monday, June 25, 2007. Held at the Mount Vernon Country club, the event raised more than $30,000 to support the programs of The Campagna Center.
A shotgun start kicked off festivities at 1:00 p.m. Players participated in the 18-hole best-ball scramble with prizes awarded for things such as the longest drive, closest-to-the-pin, and lowest score.
“The Campagna Center’s 2007 Golf Tournament was a great event—raising over $30,000—and once again showing ever-reliable community support for the amazing work of The Campagna Center for the children and families of Alexandria,” said Pete Viele, Chief Development Officer for The Campagna Center.
Victory Center and Oxford Finance sponsored the tournament. Additional sponsors included Carlyle Center, Colonial Parking, Jones Lang LaSalle, Pristine Services, Merrill Lynch Capital, SunTrust Bank, The Lukens Company, Hudgins Law Firm, Mercer HR Consulting, Grant Thornton LLC, Public Opinion Strategies, Elm Street Development, and Sound Resources.
About The Campagna Center
The Campagna Center is proud to be the leading children’s organization in Alexandria, Virginia, caring for more than 1,500 children daily. Since 1945, The Campagna Center has been a beacon of hope and a catalyst for community involvement. Today it operates seven high-quality programs that support children in Alexandria by providing services that allow them to arrive at school ready to learn and ensure they are academically successful at each grade level. For more information, visit www.campagnacenter.org.