RPS ISG International recently held their 4th Annual Disc Golf Tournament raising $10,523 to benefit United Way’s Imagination Library Program. 36 teams from local businesses competed to raise funds for the program, providing free, home-delivered books each month to local children from birth to age five. Event sponsors included Chubb Federal Insurance, Co., Beazley USA Services, Carefirst BCBS, CNA Insurance, Hanover Insurance Company, Kelly Integral Solutions, PNC Bank, The Hartford and Travelers Insurance. Tournament hole sponsors included Amedisys Home Health Care, BesTemps, Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Delco Packaging Products, Egide USA, Intercostal Trading, Inc., Interstate Container, Liberty Mutual, LWRC International, Sherwin Williams, Shore Bank, US Investment Corporation and WBOC 16 TV.
Dean Goodwin, Marketing Manager of RPS ISG International and event coordinator of the tournament shared, “This year had the most participation with eight more teams joining in the fun over last year. It’s our pleasure to bring our business community together for such a great cause.”
United Way has distributed 53,700 books to over 3,000 children in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties. The proceeds of the tournament will provide over 4,850 books to children on the Eastern Shore. United Way Executive Director Kathleen Mommé stated, “RPS ISG International continues to be a strong supporter and advocate of the Imagination Library Program with this incredibly fun event. Thanks to their creative support, we can ensure local children and their parents have the material they need to be prepared for kindergarten.”
About United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore:
Now in its 71st year, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore continues to be the largest non-governmental source of funding for 62 critical programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties. United Way helps Eastern Shore residents obtain Educational Success by reducing the achievement gap between low and middle income students, Financial Stability by advancing the economic security of families and individuals in our community, and Good Health by improving access to and awareness of local health and wellness services. In the 2014-2015 campaign year, United Way provided nearly $1.3 million to community programs and helped to change the lives of over 77,000 individuals. For more information, visit www.unitedway4us.org.