October 14, 2016 (Salisbury, MD) - RPS ISG International recently held their 5th Annual Disc Golf Tournament raising a record $14,315 to benefit United Way’s Imagination Library Program. 36 teams from local businesses competed to raise funds for the program, providing free, home-delivered books each month to local children from birth to age five. Event sponsors included Chubb Insurance, CareFirst BlueCrossBlueShield, PNC Bank, Beazley Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Travelers Insurance, CNA Insurance, Hanover Insurance Group, HISCOX Insurance and The Hartford. Tournament teams included employees from 1880 Bank, Affordable Business Solutions, Amedisys Home Health Care, APPI Energy, BesTemps, Black Diamond Catering, Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Deaf Independent Living Association, Delco Packaging, Delmarva Media Group, Dorchester County Public Schools, Egide USA, Hebron Savings Bank, Interstate Container, Intercoastal Trading, LWRC, One Beacon Insurance, PNC Bank, Pohanka of Salisbury, ServPro, TGM Group, LLC, Tri Gas & Oil, USLI Insurance, Vantage Point Solutions Group, WBOC/Draper Holdings, Wellspring Insurance Network, and Xenith Bank.
Dean Goodwin, Marketing Manager of RPS ISG International and event coordinator of the tournament shared, “This year was the most successful disc golf tournament to date! It’s heartwarming to see our business community come together to ensure the kindergarten readiness of children on the Lower Shore."
The Imagination Library Literacy Program is administered by the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, and to date has distributed over 81,000 books to nearly 4,000 children in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester Counties since its inception in 2012. The proceeds of the tournament will provide over 6,600 books to local children. United Way Executive Director Kathleen Mommé stated, “We continue to be amazed at the leadership RPS ISG International provides each year with this event. Thanks to their creative support, local children and their parents will have the materials they need to foster a love of reading and learning.”
RPS ISG Volunteers –RPS ISG, International employees celebrate the 5th Annual Frisbee Golf Tournament.
First Place – Affordable Business Systems – (L-R) Dennis Myers, Steve Pearson, Ed Dorr & Brandon Christian of Affordable Business Systems accept their first place award in RPS ISG, International’s 5th Annual Frisbee Golf Tournament.
Second Place – WBOC/Draper Holdings – (L-R) Last year’s Frisbee Golf champions, Laura Baker, Rick Stoakley, Greg Gay & Matt Ziokowski of WBOC-Draper Holdings accept the second place award this year, having lost by only one point.