COVID-19 Prevents Traditional Golf Outing from Happening
The annual DMACC Golf Outing has raised $3.2 million over the past 13 years.
All of the money raised goes to DMACC student scholarships.
Plans are already underway for the 14th annual event at Talons of Tuscany in Ankeny.
13th Annual DMACC CEO Golf Invitational
raised $350,000 for student scholarships this year. That amount was
raised despite the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of the
day-long event held annually at the Talons of Tuscany Golf Course in
Ankeny, the private golf course of Dennis Albaugh.
partnering with DMACC for the last 13 years has raised more than $3.2
million, all for scholarships," said DMACC President Rob Denson. “I
can't speak highly enough of those who are committed to supporting this
event and our DMACC students. The fact that we received a record level
of support, in the midst of a pandemic and the resulting economic
downturn, speaks volumes. It is pretty special to be a member of this
DMACC CEO Golf Invitational Committee Chair and
DMACC Foundation Board member Curtis Van Veldhuizen said he, too, was
impressed with the amount of giving this year.
“We have had to
deal with challenges in the past related to weather, but we couldn't
have imagined a hurdle as big and as complex as the pandemic," Van
Veldhuizen said. “It is humbling to see the continued support of our
sponsors and players, even though we couldn't host an in-person
tournament this year. That kind of support just speaks to the important
role DMACC plays in our community."
The 2020 sponsors include:
- Sheri Avis Horner
- Albaugh, LLC.
- Prairie Meadows
- West Bank
- Karl Chevrolet
- Baxter Construction Companies
- Bankers Trust
- Turner Construction
- UnityPoint Heath Des Moines
- Reppert Rigging and Hauling
- Holmes Murphy
- Atlantic Bottling Company
- Reynolds and Reynolds, Inc.
- Availa Bank
- Harrison Truck Centers
- American Equity
- Davis Brown Law Firm
- Shive Hattery
- Snyder & Associates
- DLR Group
- Ferguson Commercial Real Estate Services
- Doug and Debbie Reichardt
- Knapp Properties
- JE Dunn Construction
- The Mosaic Company
- Denman and Company LLP
- Cushman and Wakefield
- Merchants Bonding Company
- Capstone Commercial
- Integrity Printing
- Premier Outdoor Management
are already underway for the 2021 DMACC CEO Golf Invitational. If you
are interested in participating, contact the DMACC Foundation at (515)
For more information, contact: Breck Danner, (515) 965-7331, firstname.lastname@example.org