Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Nash/Edgecombe Counties as a sponsor of the Phil Ford Golf Classic. The event will begin with “Celebrity Golf Challenge” and Black Tie Gala on July 31st and end with a golf tournament and awards ceremony on August 1st at Birchwood Country Club. Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q will be providing lunch for the awards ceremony.
“The Boys and Girls Clubs are important to a community in that they develop future leaders,” says Richard Averitte, marketing director for Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q. “The Phil Ford Classic is a wonderful opportunity for business leaders in Nash and Edgecombe Counties to get involved,” he adds.
The Boys & Girls Club is a Youth Development Organization dedicated to promoting the health, social, educational, vocational, cultural, character, and leadership development of youth. Rocky Mount native Phil Ford, a former college and professional basketball star and current NBA assistant coach, will join other celebrity personalities in this event. The event is the club’s largest fundraiser of the year.
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