Columbus, OH, April 21, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- NFL Alumni Association, Ohio Chapter Announce New Website, Date of 2013 Charity Golf Classic; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio and Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus named beneficiaries of annual event.
The Ohio Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association today announced the launch of a new website and the date of their Annual Caring for Kids Charity Golf Classic. American Electric Power, this year’s presenting sponsor will host the Ohio Chapter’s August 19th Classic at the New Albany Country Club, 1 One Club Lane, New Albany.
The Chapter’s new website www.OhioNFLAlumni.com, produced by its new agency partner, Big Picture Marketunities, provides a marketing and communications platform for members of the NFL Alumni to grow their connection to the community while allowing more of the community to engage in local NFL Alumni efforts.
“The new website is a dynamic improvement that provides valuable information of our involvement throughout Ohio,” said Jim Karsatos, Ohio Chapter President. “It features the NFL Alumni Association’s values and mission and connects the national association’s state chapter to local communities, identifying the educational efforts to support local area charities.”
More than $1M has been raised by the NFL Alumni Association Ohio Chapter in the past two decades with proceeds directly benefitting local area charities. This year’s recipients include Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus. These organizations, committed to child advocacy, align with the NFL Alumni mission of Caring for Kids.
“The NFL has been an integral part of Ronald McDonald House Charities since helping to open the very first Ronald McDonald House in 1974. We are very excited to partner with the local NFL Alumni Chapter to support seriously ill children and their families at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House,” said Dee Anders, CEO & Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities. “This support means the world to our families.”
In addition to raising funds, NFL Alumni members have donated numerous hours to child advocacy efforts contributing their time and resources to collect and distribute food and toys to various organizations throughout the years.
Individuals and companies interested in participating in this year’s August 19 event or partnership marketing opportunities to support the event are encouraged to visit the Ohio Chapter’s new website www.OhioNFLAlumni.com, or contact Susan Little 614-636-2441.
About the NFL Alumni Association
The NFL Alumni Association is a 501(c)(5) organization that serves as a passionate advocate for greater quality of life benefits for all former NFL players. The Association eagerly pursues greater benefits and the implementation of programmatic services devoted to enhancing the health, productive acuity of retired NFL players and their families.
About the NFL Alumni Foundation
NFL Alumni Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), non-profit organization composed of former professional football players, owners, coaches, administrators and cheerleaders who have joined together to support youth charities. Additionally, Associate Members play an integral role in supporting the charity and educational goals of the NFL Alumni. The NFL Alumni advances its mission of CARING FOR KIDS through hundreds of fund raising, community-service and social events each year. The organization’s largest and most high-profile activities include: the Charity Golf Tour, Super Bowl of Golf, Evening with the Legends, Youth of America Week and Super Bowl Weekend.