Tower Classic Golf Tournament Raises $30,000 to Benefit the Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Laurel, MD—Tower Federal Credit Union's 33rd Annual Tower Classic Golf Tournament raised $30,000 to benefit the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, Md. The tournament took place on June 5, 2015 at Renditions Golf Club in Davidsonville, Md.
Over 100 golfers participated in the tournament, and enjoyed 18 holes of golf, a putting contest, lunch, raffles and door prizes. Raffle items included an Amazon Kindle Fire, a Renditions foursome, an Alex & Ani bracelet, and a football signed by Trent Williams of the Washington Redskins. Major event sponsors included Lustine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Woodbridge, Va., Recall, CUNA , Digital Insight, RBC Wealth Management, Sentral Building Services and EU Services.
Proceeds from Tower Classic players, sponsors and donations from the business community totaled $20,000. CO-OP Financial Services contributed an additional $10,000 through its Miracle Match program, bringing the day's total to $30,000. Miracle Match is a philanthropic matching program that encourages credit unions, chapters and leagues to create and participate in local Children's Miracle Network fundraisers that benefit 170 children's hospital nationwide.
Tower's annual golf tournament has evolved from a casual outing for Tower Board members and managers to a major fundraising event. In recent years, the tournament has raised over $15,000 annually for Johns Hopkins Children's Center, a member hospital of the Children's Miracle Network. Since 1998, the Tower Classic has raised more than $250,000 for Johns Hopkins.