THE CONCESSION CHARTIES ANNOUNCES THE 7TH ARCHIE GRIFFIN CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC
Golfers and sports fans nationwide are invited to The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, FL
March 6 & 7 for an exclusive event benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County
SARASOTA, Florida (January 25, 2017) — The The Concession Charities welcomes two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin, professional athletes and sports fans across the nation to The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, FL, March 6 and 7 for the 7th Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic. Over 20 professional athletes are expected to be in attendance including Jameis Winston, Mike Alstott, Leroy Hoard, Isaac Curtis, Will Allen, Cedric Saunders, Robert Smith, William White, Louis Breeden and Keith Byars. Event proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County and empower more than 5,000 youth to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
“My college football coach Woody Hayes instilled one of my biggest passions in life – giving back to strengthen our communities,” said Griffin, who is now a senior advisor in the Office of Advancement at The Ohio State University. “This event is a fun, exciting way to support deserving families in our community while enjoying a round of golf on a beautiful course.”
The event will kick off at the Pairings Party on Monday, March 6, which will feature cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, and celebrity pairings for the next day’s tournament. The live auction will feature local celebrity and comedian Les McCurdy. On Tuesday, March 7, a shotgun start for the Celebrity Golf Classic will take place at 10 a.m.
To date, The Concession Charities has raised $542,465 through this event.
“The generous support from The Concession Charities helps us assure success is within reach of every child we serve, putting them on the track to graduate high school with a plan for the future,&rlduo; said Bill Sadlo, President/CEO at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County.
For full details on this event, including sponsorship opportunities and an updated list of attending celebrities, please visit www.concessioncharities.org or contact Event Coordinator, Melissa Wenzel at 941-907-0018. The Concession Golf Club is located at 7700 Lindrick Lane on the border of Sarasota and Manatee counties. The club is just six miles east of 1-75 on University Parkway and within an easy drive of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) or Tampa International Airport (TPA).
For more information, visit www.theconcession.com or call 941-322-1922.
ABOUT THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SARASOTA COUNTY: — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County have played an integral role in the Sarasota County community for more than 46 years, providing daily programs and services to thousands of young people. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The vision is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.