Raleigh, N.c. (PressExposure) October 08, 2008 -- Beverly Baskin, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Eastern NC (BBB), announces the Fifth Annual BBB Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, October 13 at Devilâs Ridge Golf Course in Holly Springs. Proceeds will benefit the organization's Educational Foundation, a fund that promotes educational opportunities for residents living in eastern North Carolina.
âAs we move into our fifth year hosting the tournament, the sustained support of the community still amazes me,â says Baskin. âAs a result, we are able to continue providing free books to children through our Book Project, scholarships to students, as well as hosting educational seminars and workshops.â
First, second and third place team prizes will be awarded, as well as individual prizes for longest drive, straightest drive and closest drive to the pin. Participants will receive a complimentary boxed lunch, beverages and dinner after play. The putting greens and driving range will open for practice at 9 a.m., with the tournament beginning at 10 a.m.
Four-person team sponsorships are still available. Registration for interested groups ends Oct. 7. To register a team, contact Laura Berra at 919-571-2861 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Download a tournament brochure at http://www.bbb.org.
About BBB of Eastern North Carolina: The Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina is a 501 (c)(6) not-for-profit corporation serving 33 counties in eastern North Carolina. The organization is funded primarily by BBB Accredited Business fees from more than 3,200 local business and professional firms. The BBB promotes integrity, consumer confidence and business ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. Services provided by the BBB include, reports on companies and charitable organizations, general monitoring of advertising in the marketplace, dispute resolution services, and consumer/business education programs. All services are provided at no cost to the public, with the occasional exception of mediation and arbitration. Visit http://www.bbb.org.
About BBB Education Foundation Scholarship: Rising seniors in high school; high school graduates and students who attend an accredited college, university, community college or trade school may apply for the BBBEF scholarship. To download an application or to view frequently asked questions, visit http://www.bbb.org. Eligible students must reside in the 33 eastern North Carolina counties served by the BBB Educational Foundation and must be nominated by any BBB Accredited Business in good standing, or any current BBBEF sponsor.