SOURCE: Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic
SARASOTA, FL--(Marketwire - Jan 8, 2013) - Football great Archie Griffin is proud to return to Sarasota for the third Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic March 4-5, 2013. This year he will be joined by sports celebrities such as Robert Smith, Keith Byars, Cedric Saunders, Calvin Johnson, Leroy Hoard, Isaac Curtis, Steve Myers, Raymont Harris, Lenny Willis and Coach Jim Brown. The event supports The Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County and is hosted by The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, FL.
In addition to meeting Archie Griffin and other celebrities at the Golf Classic Tuesday, March 5th, participants can join them at the Pairings Party, silent auction, dinner, and live auction that will be held at the elegant Concession Golf Club on Monday evening, March 4th.
Archie Griffin, President and CEO of the Ohio State Alumni Association and Sr. Vice President for Alumni Relations at Ohio State, says, "My college coach Woody Hayes often talked about paying forward and that philosophy has become one of the bedrock foundations of my life. Participating in the Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Outing is a great way to pay forward while enjoying a wonderful round of golf on a beautiful course. We're proud to support The Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County and we hope you can join us for two really enjoyable days."
"Last year's event was such a success that The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County are eager to partner with The Concession again for 2013," says Bill Sadlo, President and CEO for the Clubs. "Proceeds from the Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic will support our programs in academic success, good character & citizenship and healthy lifestyles. A big thank you to Archie Griffin and The Concession for helping change and save children's lives in our community."
For full details on this event, including sponsorship opportunities and an updated list of attending celebrities please visit: www.concessioncharities.org. The Concession Golf Club is located at 7700 Lindrick Lane on the border of Sarasota and Manatee counties. The club is just six miles east of 1-75 on University Parkway and within an easy drive of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) or Tampa International Airport (TPA). For more information, visit www.theconcession.com or call 941-322-1922.