January 18, 2012 – Philadelphia Phillies two-time NL All-Star and three-time Gold Glove Award Winner Shane Victorino and BlackSand Capital Managing Partner BJ Kobayashi will co-host the 1st Annual Shane Victorino Foundation Charity Golf Classic on Monday, January 30, 2012. The event begins with the golf competition at the prestigious Waialae Country Club with staggered tee times from 11:30 until 1:54 p.m. A reception, auction and awards ceremony will immediately follow the golf event from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kahala Hotel & Resort Waialae Ballroom. Due to limited space, the event is open only to participating corporate partners.
“I’m excited to host a Shane Victorino Foundation event in Honolulu,” said Victorino. “The Hawaiian community has been so supportive of me over the years and I am grateful for the support and generosity they have shown to my Foundation, to provide programs and services for underserved children,” he added.
Corporate teams of four will compete for the championship to win fabulous awards including authentic Shane Victorino autographed Phillies jerseys, commemorative autographed bats and autographed baseball gloves. Awards will be presented during the evening’s post-golf dinner festivities. Sponsorships for the private event are $5,000 per corporate team.
“It is an honor for me to team with Shane to raise funds for his Foundation,” said Kobayashi, a member of the Shane Victorino Foundation Board of Directors. “Shane’s commitment to the Hawaiian community is tremendous and will help make a better future for keiki in our state,” he concluded.
Auction items include autographed memorabilia from Albert Pujols, Roy Halladay, Troy Polamalu, Jimmy Rollins, a set visit to Hawaii Five-O, trip to Philadelphia with Phillies on-field pre-game passes and VIP Phillies game tickets, Tory Burch handbag and other fabulous one-of-a-kind items.
Sponsors for the event to date include: ACES, Bank of Hawaii, Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, HMSA, Hawaii Family Dental Centers, Hawaii Bio-Waste, Hawaii Pacific Health, BJ Kobayashi, Kobayashi Group, LLC, The MacNaughton Group, Mitsunaga & Associates, ProService Hawaii, R&D Technologies, R.M. Towill Corporation, RWY Construction and WCIT Architecture. In kind partners for the event include Hurley, Kahala Hotel & Resort, Major League Baseball, OfficeMax and the Philadelphia Phillies.
For more information on the event, please contact Lisa Young, Event Director at 310.722.1590 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.