BBB of Eastern NC Hosts Fifth Annual Golf Tournament October 13

Released on: October 7, 2008, 9:53 am

Press Release Author: Cindy Stranad/Articulon

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: On Monday, October 13, BBB of Eastern NC will host its fifth
annual BBB Golf Tournament. Held at Devil’s Ridge Golf Course in Holly Springs,
registration begins at 9 a.m., with the tournament starting at 10 a.m.

Media Contacts:
Cindy Stranad

Beverly Baskin

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 7, 2008) – Beverly Baskin, president and CEO of the Better
Business Bureau of Eastern NC (BBB), announces the Fifth Annual BBB Golf Tournament
is scheduled for Monday, October 13 at Devil’s Ridge Golf Course in Holly Springs.
Proceeds will benefit the organization's Educational Foundation, a fund that
promotes educational opportunities for residents living in eastern North Carolina.

“As we move into our fifth year hosting the tournament, the sustained support of the
community still amazes me,” says Baskin. “As a result, we are able to continue
providing free books to children through our Book Project, scholarships to students,
as well as hosting educational seminars and workshops.”

First, second and third place team prizes will be awarded, as well as individual
prizes for longest drive, straightest drive and closest drive to the pin.
Participants will receive a complimentary boxed lunch, beverages and dinner after
play. The putting greens and driving range will open for practice at 9 a.m., with
the tournament beginning at 10 a.m.

Four-person team sponsorships are still available. Registration for interested
groups ends Oct. 7. To register a team, contact Laura Berra at 919-571-2861 or Download a tournament brochure at

About BBB of Eastern North Carolina:
The Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina is a 501 (c)(6) not-for-profit
corporation serving 33 counties in eastern North Carolina. The organization is
funded primarily by BBB Accredited Business fees from more than 3,200 local business
and professional firms. The BBB promotes integrity, consumer confidence and business
ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. Services provided
by the BBB include, reports on companies and charitable organizations, general
monitoring of advertising in the marketplace, dispute resolution services, and
consumer/business education programs. All services are provided at no cost to the
public, with the occasional exception of mediation and arbitration. Visit

About BBB Education Foundation Scholarship:
Rising seniors in high school; high school graduates and students who attend an
accredited college, university, community college or trade school may apply for the
BBBEF scholarship. To download an application or to view frequently asked questions,
visit Eligible students must reside in the 33 eastern North Carolina
counties served by the BBB Educational Foundation and must be nominated by any BBB
Accredited Business in good standing, or any current BBBEF sponsor.

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Contact Details: Media Contacts:
Cindy Stranad

Beverly Baskin

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