Foundation expands its giving to five beneficiaries thanks to BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation
(Feb. 28, 2013) – The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce its 2013 charitable giving recipients. Chosen by an annual vote of the members of The Reserve at Lake Keowee, these organizations are the beneficiaries of all fundraising proceeds collected by The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation during 2013. In 2013, the Foundation has added a fifth beneficiary thanks to a substantial new funding source – the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.
Feed a Hungry Child – Pickens County
, Helping Hands Children’s Shelter
, Pickens County Meals on Wheels
, and Prevent Child Abuse – Pickens County
all return this year, after being beneficiaries of The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation in previous years. Pickens Senior Center
has been selected as the new, fifth outreach recipient of Foundation proceeds.
The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation ? the tax-free 501(c)(3) arm of The Reserve's Community Foundation ? funds its annual giving program in three main ways: by receiving a portion of all real estate sales from The Reserve at Lake Keowee, through proceeds raised from the Foundation’s annual Charitable Golf Tournament held each October, and now as one of the 20 charitable organizations selected to receive funds raised by the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation.
The BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation
will take place May 16-19, 2013, and is the only tournament on the PGA TOUR’s Web.com Tour where amateurs and celebrities are grouped with Web.com Tour professionals in a four-day better-ball competition over three courses. Amateurs, celebrities and pros rotate among The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer course, and Thornblade Club on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the 16 lowest scoring pro-amateur/pro-celebrity teams advancing to play Sunday’s final round at Thornblade Club. Celebrities play once at each course on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The 5th Annual Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation Golf Classic will be held October 22, 2013 on The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
About The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community and Charitable Foundations
The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community Foundation is a non-profit organization created to enhance the quality of life at The Reserve and in the local area while fulfilling a sense of community and philanthropy for The Reserve’s members. The Community Foundation sponsors regular cultural events including concerts, plays, lectures, and an annual art festival. The Foundation has four major functions: 1.) Help preserve the natural resources in the area through acts and events of environmental stewardship; 2.) Provide educational programs for members and guests of The Reserve; 3.) Promote an arts program at The Reserve; and 4.) Provide outreach activities for neighboring communities in Pickens County, SC, through the 501(c)(3) Charitable Foundation. In 2012, the Charitable Foundation gave more than $35,000 to local organizations.
About The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Created in 2000 by Greenwood Communities and Resorts, The Reserve at Lake Keowee is an award-winning residential community that spans 3,900 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with 30 miles of shoreline on Lake Keowee and convenient access to nationally recognized commercial and cultural centers that include Greenville, S.C.; Asheville, N.C.; and Clemson and Furman Universities. A 200-slip Marina, Village Center, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, and more than 1,400 acres of parks, preserves, trails, and green spaces highlight more than $100 million in completed family amenities at The Reserve. The Reserve has approximately 700 members from 30 different states, with an additional 1,000+ extended family members who enjoy club privileges through the membership program. Homesites at The Reserve start in the $100,000s; homes, under $500,000. To learn more, call 877-922-LAKE (5253).
About Greenwood Communities and Resorts
Greenwood Communities and Resorts
, based in Greenwood, S.C., is a leader in the creation and management of award-winning residential and resort communities in the southeastern United States since 1978. Beginning with the award-winning Palmetto Dunes Resort at Hilton Head Island and evolving to current communities like The Ponds, Big Canoe near Atlanta and The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenwood’s mission has remained the same: Create memorable places that foster meaningful and fulfilling lives.
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