(October 16, 2018) ATLANTA, GA –Winter Companies, a general and environmental contractor based in Atlanta, hosted its 15th Annual Golf Tournament benefitting Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) last week. The event raised a total of $61,000 for the organization.
Winter Companies employees, subcontractors, and other vendors competed at Cherokee Town & Country Club in order to support and raise funds for SOGA. The funds raised at the event will help to serve tens of thousands of children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the state of Georgia.
Winter gained the greatest amount of sponsor support in the tournament’s history this year. Eighty sponsors contributed to the event, and a total of 200 golfers participated in the tournament.
“I want to thank everyone for supporting this great cause. We’ve had a record number of sponsors this year, and that reflects the importance of supporting an organization like Special Olympics Georgia and the great work they do,” said Brent Reid, President and CEO of Winter.
In addition to donating funds from the golf tournament, Winter employees have also volunteered during the Special Olympics Georgia Summer and Winter State Games. Throughout Winter’s partnership with SOGA, Winter has collectively raised approximately $750,000 for the Games to date.
“We want to thank Winter Companies and everyone who donated to and organized this event,” said Susan Skolnick, Director of Development and Major Gifts at Special Olympics Georgia. “You are helping tens of thousands of athletes, ensuring that they will recognize their abilities and their potential for inspiring others. This is my tenth anniversary partnering with Winter, and we appreciate your continuous support.”
About Winter Companies:
Winter Construction is a privately owned and operated Atlanta-based general contracting company. We provide construction services to clients in the hospitality, retail, government, education, senior living, and multi-family markets throughout the Southeast. For more information visit: http://www.winter-construction.com
Media Contact: Bryan Alexander, Marketing Coordinator, Winter Construction, 404-965-3357