2016 RPS Frisbee Golf Tournament
October 15, 2016 (Salisbury, MD)
Imagination Library Scores at RPS ISG International’s 5th Annual Disc Golf Tournament
RPS ISG International recently held their 5th Annual Disc Golf Tournament raising a record $14,315 to benefit United Way’s Imagination Library Program. 36 teams from local businesses competed to raise funds for the program, providing free, home-delivered books each month to local children from birth to age five. Event sponsors included Chubb Insurance, XL Catlin Insurance, CareFirstBlueCrossBlueShield, PNC Bank, Beazley Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Travelers Insurance, CNA Insurance, Hanover Insurance Group, HISCOX Insurance and The Hartford. Tournament teams included employees from 1880 Bank, Affordable Business Solutions,Amedisys Home Health Care, APPI Energy, BesTemps, Black Diamond Catering, Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Deaf Independent Living Association, Delco Packaging, Delmarva Media Group, Dorchester County Public Schools, Egide USA, Hebron Savings Bank, Interstate Container, Intercoastal Trading,LWRC, One Beacon Insurance, PNC Bank, Pohanka of Salisbury, SERVPRO, TGM Group, LLC, Tri Gas & Oil, USLI Insurance, Vantage Point Solutions Group, WBOC/Draper Holdings, Wellspring Insurance Network, and Xenith Bank.
Dean Goodwin, Marketing Manager of RPS ISG International and event coordinator of the tournament shared, “This year was the most successful disc golf tournament to date! It’s heartwarming to see our business community come together to ensure the kindergarten readiness of children on the Lower Shore."
The Imagination Library Literacy Program is administered by the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, and to date has distributed over 81,000 books to nearly 4,000 children in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties since its inception in 2012. The proceeds of the tournament will provide over 6,600 books to localchildren. United Way Executive Director Kathleen Mommé stated, “We continue to be amazed at the leadership RPS ISG International provides each year with this event.Thanks to their creative support, local children and their parents will have the materials they need to foster a love of reading and learning.”
About United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore:
Now in its 72nd year, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore continues to be the largest non-governmental source of funding for 74 critical programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties. United Way helps Eastern Shore residents obtain Educational Success by reducing the achievement gap between low and middle income students, Financial Stability by advancing the economic security of families and individuals in our community, and Good Health by improving access to and awareness of local health and wellness services. In 2016, United Way provided nearly $1.4 million to community programs and helped to change the lives of over 77,000 individuals. For more information, visit .