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Register Now for Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament

October 31st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s Champions for Child Safety Pro Am will tee off on Monday, Nov. 30, at the Palencia Club in St. Augustine. This year’s event is the foundation’s 18th annual golf tournament. The event offers corporate teams and individuals the opportunity to golf for a good cause with professional golfers. The honorary chairs are Fred Funk, Jim Furyk and Mark McCumber.

Tournament proceeds support MBF Child Safety Matters™, a comprehensive, school-based prevention program that provides information and strategies to prevent bullying, cyberbullying, digital abuse, and all types of child abuse.

The event will begin on Sunday, Nov. 29, at 5:30 p.m., with a Pairings Party for registered golfers at The Palencia Club. A jewelry trunk show by designer Dao Fournier will be onsite to help with any holiday shopping needs, courtesy of Underwood Jewelers. The Pairings Party is sponsored by Brumos Mercedes-Benz.

The Pro Am Golf Tournament will commence at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30. Register now at www.MoniqueBurrFoundation.org. The foursomes are $7,000 or single players may register for $1,750. Event sponsors have pledged support of the foundation: AT&T, Glenn Layton Homes, RS&H, GHG Insurance, The Fiorentino Group, Beaches Episcopal School, Callaway Golf, Cheney Brothers, Clockwork Marketing Services, Club Car, GreenPointe Holdings, Hampton Golf, Pepsi, Southern Wine and Spirits, and Ahead Corporate. For questions or information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Tammy Long at tlong@moniqueburrfoundation.org or (904) 562-1849.

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 provide 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 types of child abuse and exploitation. The MBF Child Safety MattersTM curriculum is approved in 56 counties in Florida and these safety lessons have reached more than 1 million children. The foundation has trained more than 1,300 facilitators to implement the program. The program is made possible through donations, which make it possible for every child in every public elementary school to receive this safety training.

MBF Child Safety MattersTM continues to expand as a collaborative effort with the Florida Governor’s Office, the Florida Office of the Attorney General, 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 or www.mbfchildsafetymatters.org.

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