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LAS VEGAS, NV, November 02, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- SERVPRO of Southeast Nevada is on target to hit its $100,000 goal for the American Red Cross, Southern Nevada Chapter's 100th anniversary. The fifth "Service to Armed Forces" Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, Nov. 3 will raise funds with the help of local moving and storage company PODS of Las Vegas, who will serve as a major sponsor and provide logistical support for the event.
The tournament will kick off at Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road, Henderson, with registration at 6:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 7:30 am. Following the tournament, an awards and recognition banquet will be held.
"It has always been important for us to give back to the community we serve, especially when it comes to serving our veterans." expressed Mike Smith, Vice President of Operations for PODS of Las Vegas. "Partnering with SERVPRO in this amazing tournament for the Southern Nevada Chapter of American Red Cross to provide logistical support during their 100th anniversary is such an honor."
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Southern Nevada American Red Cross, this year's goal is to raise $25,000-$30,000 to meet the overall goal of raising $100,000 over the past 5 years. Last year's tournament raised $22,593, putting them at an overall $80,000 over the past four tournaments. The funds raised are for the Armed Forces families and personal to pay for medical expenses, housing, food, clothing and plane fare.
"There have been many hours put into this event and we're so thankful to work alongside an outstanding team like PODS Las Vegas, who has helped us reach our goals so that all of the proceeds from this event will go to the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross, "Service to Armed Forces" division," said Dawn Kyles Executive Administrator for SERVPRO of Southeast Nevada. "Both of our companies are passionate about the people in our community, especially our men and women of the Armed Forces, so we hope that we can hit our overall goal to show our gratitude for all they've done for our community."
Founded in 1967, the SERVPRO Franchise System is a national leader and provider of fire and water cleanup and restoration services and mold mitigation and remediation. SERVPRO's professional services network of more than 1,700 individually owned and operated Franchises responds to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar large-loss situations. Providing coverage in the United States and Canada, the SERVPRO System has established relationships with major insurance companies and commercial clients, as well as individual homeowners.
About PODS of Las Vegas
PODS of Las Vegas pioneered the portable moving and storage industry in the Las Vegas market with its 85,000 sq. ft. climate controlled warehouse and quick delivery time that is preferred by many customers' with increasingly active and mobile lifestyles. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 600,000 long-distance moves, exceeded 3 million deliveries and has more than 160,000 PODS containers in service.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
The American Red Cross will be celebrating their 100th year of service in the Southern Nevada community on June 17, 2017. Red Cross Centennial Celebration events will take place from October 2016 to June 2017. To learn more about the Red Cross of Southern Nevada, please visit redcross.org/southernnevada.
About Revere Golf Club:
The Revere Golf Club provides golfers with 36 holes of championship golf. Stretching 7,143 yards from the back, the Lexington course plays to a par 72 while the Concord course offers 7,034 yards of golf playing to a par 72 ensuring a challenging yet playable round for golfers of all playing abilities. The Club is located at 2600 Hampton Road, Henderson, Nevada 89052
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