Vol 22 March 2014

Mac Everett
General Chairman

Kym Hougham
Executive Director

Jan Ivey
Director of Marketing and Partner Relations

Tony Schuster
Director of Operations

Gwen Crow
Tournament Coordinator

Paula Burnett
Volunteer Coordinator

Christine Lockett
Tournament Project Manager

Charity Highlights

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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA — DIVOT BOMBERS
Since the tournament’s inception in 2003, area Boy Scouts volunteer to help fill divots prior to tournament and each evening throughout the week after play. To complete this task, it requires over 75 Scouts and family supporters. For their efforts, the Wells Fargo Championship makes a donation to each respective troop.

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CONCESSION STANDS & FOOD SERVICE VOLUNTEERS
During tournament, Charlotte area non-profit organizations volunteer to staff on-course concessions and drink stands, as well as select corporate hospitality areas. In 2014, over 21 non-profit groups and over 400 of their volunteers were utilized to fulfill this important guest services role. For their efforts, they collectively earned a total donation from the tournament of over $128,000. This reflects an 18% increase over 2013 results.

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FIRST TEE OF CHARLOTTE — CADDIE FOR A DAY
In cooperation with The First Tee of Charlotte, over 50 members of The First Tee of Charlotte between the ages of 6 and 18 were given the opportunity to caddie for a PGA TOUR professional for at least two holes during the Wednesday Pro-Am. To qualify for the “Caddie For A Day” program, participants of The First Tee of Charlotte must complete a series of goals throughout the year.

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SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF METROLINA
At the end of play each day during tournament week, all unserved prepared food was donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. As a result, approximately 10,000 pounds of food, estimated at a value of $19,500, was provided to this worthy cause.

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SOUTH MECKLENBURG H.S. BOOSTERS
For the 12th consecutive year, the boosters of CMS South Mecklenburg High School have fulfilled a very important and daunting role — ecology (trash management). These volunteers have dedicated themselves to managing all the tournament waste and recyclables during tournament week. For their efforts, the tournament makes a donation to the school’s extracurricular programs.

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TEACH FOR AMERICA
The Wells Fargo Championship is proud to support Teach for America — Charlotte and has selected it as the primary charitable recipient of the 2014 event. During the tournament Teach for America — Charlotte is provided with an on-course tent located near the putting green. Corps members volunteer to provide and distribute information about the program.