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NABC updates format of annual premier golf fundraiser to NABC Day in Palm Springs

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 09:00
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In 2019, the National Auto Body Council will kick off its yearly fundraising efforts with a new format – a single-day showcase called “NABC Day” for the collision repair industry featuring the annual golf tournament, a NABC Recycled Rides™ presentation and the industry reception – all held on Tuesday, January 15, at Tahquitz Creek Golf Club in Palm Springs, CA.
 
Each year, the NABC and its member partners raise funds to support hundreds of NABC Recycled Rides™ car presentations to those in need, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) education programs for first responders, and NABC Distracted Driving Awareness campaigns that keeps thousands of drivers safe on the road.
 
WHO: National Auto Body Council and the NABC Recycled Rides™ program to host “NABC Day” during the annual Collision Industry Conference
 
WHAT: The annual NABC Premier Golf Fundraiser to support key NABC programs such as NABC Recycled Rides™ car presentations to families in need, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) education programs for first responders, and NABC Distracted Driving Awareness campaigns.
 
The tournament will feature four-person teams in a best-ball format. Players will have an opportunity to participate in special on-course incentives and great raffle prizes.  Sponsorship opportunities are available for the tournament including:
Presenting sponsorship

  • Hole sponsorships
  • Contest sponsorship – longest drive, closest to the pin, longest putt
  • On-course beverages and breakfast
  • Helicopter golf ball drop
  • Apparel and tee packs

Following the golf tournament, NABC will host its annual industry recognition reception for to honor all of the partners from across the collision repair industry that support NABC initiatives throughout the year.  At that event, NABC and its partners will host the first NABC Recycled Rides™ event of 2019, presenting vehicles to local families in need.
 
To register to play or sponsor the event, please visit  www.nabcgolfevent.org/
 
WHERE:      Tahquitz Creek Golf Club
                  1885 Golf Club Dr.
                  Palm Springs, CA 92264
 
WHEN:       Tuesday, January 15, 2019
                    7 - 9 a.m.    Registration
                  10 a.m.       Shotgun Start
                  4 p.m.         NABC Industry Reception
                  4:30 p.m.    NABC Recycled Rides™ Vehicle Presentation
 
Media Opportunities: Media members will have an opportunity to cover the unveiling of the cars and presentation to the recipients.  The recipients will be available for one-on-one interviews following the formal presentation, along with NABC representatives and key partners.
 
NABC Recycled Rides™ is a unique program in which businesses representing all facets of the collision repair industry team up to repair and donate vehicles to individuals and families in need of reliable transportation. Since the inception of the NABC Recycled Rides™ program in 2007, members of the National Auto Body Council have donated more than 1,800 vehicles valued at more than $24 million. 

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