Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area 30th Anniversary Golf Open Raised Tens of Thousands of Dollars to Benefit its Mentoring Programs, Recognizes Generous Sponsors and Golfers

30th Anniversary Golf Open success continues to support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area’s Mission

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 3, 2015 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area (BBBSNCA), the Washington D.C. metropolitan area’s life-changing, One-To-One® mentoring organization, is proud to announce its 30th Anniversary Golf Open held on Monday, August 31, 2015 at TPC Potomac, resulted in tens of thousands of dollars raised. The funding will continue to support and provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, One-To-One® mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

BBBSNCA extends their gratitude to over 30 sponsors and the 108 golfers of the 30th Anniversary Golf Open for helping make a large difference in the lives of children in the greater Washington area. “As the new CEO of BBBSNCA, I am honored and humbled to have carried on this great tradition,” Michael J. Sanzi, President and CEO of BBBSNCA said. “I wish to thank our many sponsors, golfers and staff members who made this fantastic event possible.”

Presented by Liquidity Services, the Open’s sponsors include Persimmon Capital, LM&O, TerpSys, RLJ Lodging Trust, Grant Thornton, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Lockton, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Quest Insurance, HydroNox, Morgan Stanley, Amherst Pierpont, Wells Fargo Securities, Coakley Williams Construction, Normua Securities, Hodge, Hart & Schliefer, Bridge Bank, Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, Credit Suisse, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Family Office Services, Presidential Bank Mortgage, The Estate Condominiums at Quarry Springs, Whole Realm Technologies, Coakley Realty, Northpoint Realty Partners, Arnold & Porter, and Euro Motorcars.

“As Chairman of BBBSNCA and on behalf of Coakley Realty, I would like to thank all of our sponsors and golfers for their generous support and dedication to our cause that allows us to serve the youth of our nation’s capital, and we could not do it without you,” stated Rory S. Coakley, Chairman of BBBSNCA. “As this was our 30th year hosting our signature golf event, we are very pleased that it was, once again, a record-breaking success both financially and by the number of participants.”

In addition, the NFL Player’s Association helped make the event a great success by donating NFL items to the cause. BBBSNCA raffled off multiple prizes including a signed Rob Gronkowski jersey.  A special congratulations to the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher foursome for taking home the first place trophy!

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area (BBBSNCA)

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the Washington region’s life-changing One-To-One® mentoring organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 7 – 18 years old, in communities across the greater Washington region. This work provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported One-To-One® mentoring relationships to make a profound change in the lives of the families.  BBBSNCA strengthens single-parent families through advocacy, match crisis intervention, resource referrals, and casework support.  For more information, please visit


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