Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament to Fund Scholarships for Minority Students

By on April 25, 2016

Kwame Foundation will host its 13th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Norman K. Probstein Golf Course at Forest Park in St. Louis. Proceeds will fund more than 15 college scholarships for students who otherwise might not attend college because of financial constraints.

Kwame Foundation endows $150,000 a year in scholarships and grants at colleges and universities that improve educational opportunities for minorities.

 The foundation also sponsors an annual spring break bus tour of Historically Black Colleges and Universities for local students.

13th Annual Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Norman K. Probstein Golf Course – Forest Park

Schedule
11:30 a.m. – Registration
12:30 p.m. – Shotgun Start – Four-Person Scramble, Lunch (served on the course)
5:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m.
 – Awards Ceremony and Auction

Individual entry for the tournament, lunch and events is $375 and non-golfer participation is $80. Sponsorships opportunities from $150 to $10,000 are available, with recognition at the event, on the website and in the program.

For online registration or sponsorship, visit www.kwamefoundation.org/golf-tournament/ or contact Sonja Branscomb at (314) 862-5344 or sbranscomb@kwamebuildinggroup.com for more information.

The Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament funds scholarships and endowments at the following colleges and universities:
• Barnes-Jewish Hospital College of Nursing
• Fontbonne University School of Journalism
• Harris-Stowe State University School of Business
• Interdenominational Theological Center
• Jackson State University
• Maryville University School of Education
• Morehouse School of Medicine
• Ranken Technical College
• St. Louis Community College
• Saint Louis University College of Arts and Sciences
• Saint Louis Zoo
• Tyrone Thompson Institute for Nonviolence
• University of Kansas School of Architecture
• University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
• University of Missouri-St. Louis
• Washington University School of Engineering
• Washington University School of Medicine
• Webster University School of Business & Technology

Kwame Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that creates opportunities for youth in underserved communities through mentorship and scholarships. Founded by Kim and Anthony (Tony) Thompson, CEO of Kwame Building Group, the Kwame Foundation develops a doorway of opportunity into the professional world through mentoring programs and scholarship opportunities.

 

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