Apex, NC, August 01, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Laura A. Schoppe, president of Fuentek, LLC (www.fuentek.com), has announced that the firm is a sponsor for the 15th annual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic to be held August 8-10 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, N.C. Fuentek donated computers to The Classic’s office to help the organization plan not only the 2008 event, but tournaments for years to come. Benefiting the V Foundation for Cancer Research, The Classic has donated approximately $13 million to support cancer research. For more information about The Classic, visit www.golfclassic.org.
“Cancer is a disease that touches everyone,” said Schoppe. “I am honored to support the 2008 Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic in its fight against cancer.”
About Fuentek, LLC:
Fuentek, LLC is a technology firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services. With a specialization in technology commercialization, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. The firm’s unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise has allowed them to help organizations around the world find the technology they need. Fuentek offers training workshops, guidebooks and instructional Web sites to help clients improve their skills in effectively managing their intellectual property. In 2005, DiversityBusiness.com recognized Fuentek as one of the top 50 women-owned businesses in North Carolina. The firm is the largest NASA contractor in North Carolina. For more information, please call (919) 303-5874 or visit their Web site at www.fuentek.com.
About The V Foundation for Cancer Research:
The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator. Since 1993, The Foundation has raised more than $60 million to fund cancer research grants nationwide. The Foundation awards grants through a competitive awards process strictly supervised by a Scientific Review Committee of top doctors/scientists from across the country. The Foundation operates with a small staff, a nationwide volunteer network and an all-volunteer Board of Directors and Scientific Review Committee, assuring that over the past five years, an average of 83 cents of every dollar raised has been available to fund cancer research. For more information visit The V Foundation for Cancer Research website at www.jimmyv.org.
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