Raleigh, NC, August 06, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Select Group (TSG) announced that they are officially partnering with Andrew Roby to sponsor Raleigh’s first ever Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tournament benefiting Make-A-Wish® Eastern NC. The charity event will take place at Midtown Park in North Hills on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 from 11am – 4pm with registration beginning at 10am.
TSG is an award winning staffing firm specializing in IT and Engineering professionals. CEO Sheldon Wolitski comments on the upcoming event, “Social responsibility is hugely important here at TSG. We acknowledge and take advantage of the fact that our success puts us in a unique position to give back to the community. I always find myself humbled at TSG’s philanthropic events; they are so profoundly memorable and connect us all on a much deeper level. I’m very much looking forward to Raleigh’s Pitchin’ for Wishes and encourage all to join.”
Andrew Roby is a custom residential contractor that services the Carolinas and specializes in new homes and renovations. Over the last 6 years, the Andrew Roby Charlotte Division has raised over $500,000 for local charities including Make A-Wish® Central & Western NC through the success of this tournament. Pitchin’ for Wishes holds the Guinness World Record for largest cornhole tournament. For more on Andrew Roby, visit www.andrewroby.com.
In 2014, Make-A-Wish® will grant the wishes of 200 terminally ill children. However, there are 200 additional children within the Eastern NC community waiting for their wishes to be granted. On average, each wish costs around $7,500. The goal for Raleigh’s inaugural event is $50,000.
TSG will make a donation to Make-A-Wish®, as well as pay the entry fee on behalf of any customer and employee that attends. The company is also encouraging employees to build teams and find sponsors in order to make the event a success.
All event details, sponsorship, and volunteer opportunities can be found at www.raleighptichinforwishes.com. Pitchin’ for Wishes organizers are seeking event sponsors. If interested, please contact Erica Hinkle at Erica@selectgroup.com or 919-459-1049.
About The Select Group
The Select Group is a full-service recruiting partner, specializing in the placement of technology and engineering professionals. Founded in 1999, The Select Group is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., with sales offices throughout North America. It continues to be recognized for its innovative approach and rapid growth, earning CareerBuilder's "Best of Staffing" recognition for outstanding client feedback and Staffing Industry Analyst's 2011 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms. Additional accolades include placement on Inc. magazine's Inc. 500 list, as well as local awards such as Entrepreneur of the Year, Fast 50, Top Company to Watch, HR & Staffing Impact Leader, Best Overall Company, and Best Places to Work. The Select Group aims to connect great companies with quality talent. To learn more about The Select Group, call (919) 459-1049 or visit www.selectgroup.com.