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AT&T Presents Monique Burr Foundation For Children Champions For Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament

November 21st, 2014 · Leave a Comment


The Inaugural AT&T presents Monique Burr Foundation for Children’s Champions for Child Safety Pro Am will tee off on Monday, Dec. 1, at the Palencia Club in St. Augustine. Limited opportunities remain to golf for a good cause. The honorary chairs are Fred Funk, Jim Furyk and Mark McCumber.

            This year’s event is the foundation’s 17th annual golf tournament and marks the launch of the newly-named tournament. Formerly known as the Jinglebells Pro Am, the event offers corporations and individuals the opportunity to golf with professional golfers and benefit the Monique Burr Foundation for Children

            Net proceeds from the event will help communities throughout Florida provide MBF Child Safety Matters™, the foundation’s bullying and child abuse prevention program provided at elementary schools across Florida at no cost to public schools. The program offers training and resources for students, parents and school personnel.

            The event will begin on Sunday, Nov. 30, with a Registration and Pairings Party hosted by Brumos Automotive. Dao Fournier, courtesy of Underwood Jewelers, will host a trunk show and Champion Brands will provide a beer pairing at each food station at the Pairings Party. The opening ceremonies are set for Monday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. and a cocktail reception and awards ceremony will begin immediately following play.

            In addition to AT&T’s title sponsorship, other organizations have signed up to support the event, including: Acosta; Action News CBS 47/ FOX 30;  John and Anne Baker;  Baptist Health; Bank of America; BestBet Jax; Brennan, Manna & Diamond; Brumos Automotive Group; Callaway Golf;  Champion Brands;  Cheney Brothers; Christ Episcopal Church; Clearview Land Design, P.L.;  Robert M. and Ann H. Clements; Clockwork Marketing; Club Car; Coastal Engineering; David Plummer & Associates; Denny Doyle, State Farm Agency; Drummond Press; Episcopal School of Jacksonville; England-Thims & Miller, Inc.; Esenbaugh Land Company;  Feldman & Mahoney, P.A.; The Fiorentino Group; FMSbonds, Inc.; Generation W; GHG Insurance; Glenn Layton Homes;  GreenPointe Homes; Hannah A. Holifield, Boutique 3:16; Hampton Golf; Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.;  Hopping Green & Sams; Hugo’s Interiors; Jacobsen, a Textron Company; Jax Chamber; Lee Printing; Lennar Homes; The Lighthouse Group at Morgan Stanley; Montoya & Associates; Pepsi; Pinpoint Properties; PGA Tour; Region’s Bank; RS&H;  Connie Robbins; Roy’s Restaurant; Sierra Grille; Signs By Tomorrow; Southern Wine & Spirits; Suntrust;  St. Vincent’s HealthCare; Town & Country Insurance, Inc.; Underwood Jewelers; University of North Florida; Vallencourt Construction; The Vestcor Companies; Vulcan Materials; Waste Management; Winston Family Foundation; and Yellow Dawg Striping.

            For more information and to register, visit www.championsforchildsafety.com or contact Callie Hugo at chugo@moniqueburrfoundation.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For additional information about the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, visit www.moniqueburrfoundation.org.


About the Monique Burr Foundation for Children

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc., started by Edward E. Burr, President and CEO of GreenPointe Holdings, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to make a positive impact on the community at large, to create change in a family’s life for the better and to give hope in the life of a child by providing prevention education relevant to issues facing children today. MBF Child Safety MattersTM is a research-based, primary prevention education program, designed to educate and empower elementary students and all relevant adults with information and strategies to prevent bullying, cyberbullying, digital abuse and all forms of child abuse and exploitation. As of the end of this school year, MBF Child Safety MattersTM has reached more than 650,000 elementary students across Florida and the foundation has trained more than 1,300 facilitators to implement the program.  MBF Child Safety MattersTM has been approved in 54 out of 67 counties in Florida. The program is made possible through donations, which is the foundation’s greatest need, so that every child in every elementary school throughout the state of Florida can receive this safety training at no cost to the public elementary school.

MBF Child Safety MattersTM is in the process of expanding statewide as a collaborative effort with the Florida Governor’s Office, the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of Children & Families. For more information about the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, call (904) 642-0210 or visit www.moniqueburrfoundation.org.

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