The Banks Foundation Tees Off The Triangle Golf Challenge in Support of Triangle Charities

Top Quote The Banks Foundation will host its tenth annual charity golf tournament, The Triangle Golf Challenge, in support of Triangle charities on June 14, 2013 at UNC Finley Golf Course. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) May 07, 2013 - The Banks Foundation, a tax-exempt organization that assists families who are moving from welfare to work and from public housing to private home ownership, has announced their tenth annual charity golf tournament is now "The Triangle Golf Challenge" in Support of Triangle Charities. The tournament will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at UNC Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, NC. Amateur golfers of all skill levels are invited to compete in a two-person scramble format.

    The events will kick off Thursday evening, June 13, with a reception and silent auction held at Brier Creek Country Club. Guests of the events will have the chance to mix and mingle with celebrity guests participating in the tournament. Previous years celebrity attendees included Walter Davis, Jerry Stackhouse, James Worthy, Phil Ford and Rod Broadway.

    Proceeds from the events will benefit The Banks Foundation and Communities In Schools of Durham.

    "The generosity of the players, sponsors and all who donate this year is making it possible for The Banks Foundation to assist more families in home ownership and to surround youth with a community support," said Sherrod Banks, President of The Banks Foundation. "We are looking forward to another successful event and the opportunity to support CIS Durham."

    The Triangle Golf Challenge is currently soliciting donations, giveaways and sponsorships. For more details, contact Sherrod Banks at 919-474-9137 or by email to sbanks ( @ ) bankslawfirm dot com dot To view online team registration forms, sponsorship forms or reception and silent auction information, visit www dot thetrianglegolfchallenge dot org dot

    About The Banks Foundation
    The Banks Foundation is a tax-exempt organization that assists families who are moving from public housing to private homeownership. Over the years, the Foundation has provided down payment assistance to families who have qualified to purchase their first home. For more information, visit

    About Communities In Schools Durham
    Communities In Schools of Durham is a local affiliate of the nation's most effective dropout prevention model. The Durham nonprofit champions the use of evidence-based programs to help fill the gaps public schools cannot. Last year, the organization served over 4,500 Durham students inside of 24 local schools. The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. For more information, visit

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