Tees & Tunes Presented by Paragon Bank Raises More Than $60,000 for Special Olympics Mecklenburg County

Fourth Annual Tees and Tunes Golf and Cabaret Fundraiser Continues Its Giving Tradition

Charlotte, NC, November 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Paragon Bank has announced that the fourth annual Tees and Tunes Golf and Cabaret Classic raised more than $60,000 for the Special Olympics Mecklenburg County. Paragon was the presenting sponsor for the event. More than 150 attendees from the Charlotte business community joined to support the cause.

The event began with a day of golf at the Carmel Country Club and ended with a New York cabaret show featuring renowned Charlotte performers Martha Bartz and Dr. Mory Ortman.

Tees & Tunes supported by Paragon Bank as the Presenting Sponsor has now raised more than $260,000 during the past four years for Special Olympics Mecklenburg, which has allowed more than 2,500 athletes to compete in a variety of sports at the local, state, and national level.

“We are pleased with the great turnout of the event,” said Phil Jurney, Paragon Bank Charlotte market president. “The Tees and Tunes Golf and Cabaret Classic supports a terrific cause in our own community, and Paragon is proud to help make the fundraiser a success.”

“We truly appreciate the hard work that Paragon puts into this event each year,” said Susan Doggett, Development Director for Special Olympics North Carolina. “Paragon Bank is invested in making the event a success and helping our athletes achieve their goals. This is a great event for our community and the funds raised will directly benefit our local Special Olympics Mecklenburg County atheltes.”

About Paragon Bank:
Founded in Raleigh, N.C., in 1999, Paragon Bank began as North Carolina’s first business-only bank. Paragon Bank provides banking products and services tailored to the needs of middle-market companies with revenues from $5 million to $75 million, their executives and high-net-worth individuals. The bank’s business focus includes operating companies in a wide range of categories, professional firms and nonprofit organizations. Headquartered in Raleigh, the bank expanded to open a location in Charlotte, N.C., in 2006. For more information, visit http://www.ParagonBank.com.
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