Creative Agency Generates $3,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters to Mentor Bay Area Children
Jun 15, 2010
Tampa, Florida – June 15th, 2010 – Roger West Creative and Code, an integrated marketing and technology agency specializing in web design and online marketing, announced the final dollar amount earned during the Third Annual Tampa Bay Scramble Golf Tournament. The hosting company generated a gross profit of $5,457 with $3,419.60 going directly to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay. Proceeds from the event will help recruit, screen, train and supervise the hundreds of mentors who volunteer each year for at-risk children in the bay area through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.
In addition to the $3,419, the event also generated over $10,000 worth of in-kind donations from various sponsors including The Tampa Bay Business Journal, The Tampa Bay Storm, The Tampa Bay Rays, T&D Golf, Edwin Watts Golf and many more, including out hole-in-one sponsors World of Beer, Island Walk Apartments, Bay One Appraisal Services and The Vintage Lofts at West End Apartments.
“The event was a great success, giving us an opportunity to not only raise money for our organization but also to share our message with generous business men who can decide to become a mentor and make a measurable difference in the lives of young boys in our area,” says Amy Neff, Senior Director of Events for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
The tournament was held at Westchase Golf Club in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, May 22nd, 2010. The 32 players participating in the event enjoyed an 18-hole course, hole-in-one, longest drive and closest to the pin contests, a BBQ dinner buffet, wine tasting, raffle, and silent auction. All players received high-quality Nike DriFIT polo, Nike golf balls, a wedge golf club, among other great gear.
For more information about the Tampa Bay Scramble, please contact Shanna Kurpe.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, Inc.
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children in Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk counties reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with measurable impact. Volunteers spend several hours a month helping children grow academically and socially. Independent studies show children paired with a caring mentor are more likely to graduate to the next grade level and less likely to be involved in the juvenile justice system. Donations and volunteers are needed to serve more children in the Tampa Bay community. To learn more visit www.bbbsfl.org or call 813.769.3600.
About Roger West
Roger West Creative and Code is a new kind of agency, bridging the gap between marketing and technology. The company provides full-service integrated marketing solutions to businesses worldwide. Roger West’s services include web design and web development, online marketing, traditional marketing, custom web solutions, software development, content management systems and e-commerce storefronts.
As an award-winning agency, Roger West and its employees have been honored by such organizations as MarketingSherpa and the American Advertising Federation. Most recently, Tampa Bay CEO Magazine named Roger West CEO Mike Westafer as a finalist for Emerging CEO of the Year.
Shanna Kurpe, Director of Marketing
Roger West Creative and Code
Holly Clifford-Corral, Public Relations