PMMIannounced the 2011 Education and Training Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 at the Paiute Golf Resort September 25, raised $45,000 to support packaging and processing industry education through student scholarships and continuing education efforts that support PMMI member companies.
addition to supporting an important cause, the 136 golfers had the chance meet
professional golfer Curtis Strange of the PGA Champions tour. Kodak sponsored
Strange’s appearance at the tournament, which included playing a hole with
eight randomly-selected foursomes.
the addition of this year’s event, the biennial tournament has raised more than
$400,000 for industry education to date,” says Charles D. Yuska, president
& CEO, PMMI. “We’d like to thank the players who signed up for this event,
and our sponsors for helping ensure a strong and vibrant future in the
Electric was the tournament's Gold Sponsor. Other event sponsors are listed
Marketing Public Relations
Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE)
Insurance Services, Inc.
the PACK EXPO Housing Office
Automation Designs, LLC
Container Handling Solutions
Packaging Equipment Co., Inc.
Corporation of America
$45,000 raised for packaging training and education
October 24, 2011