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Published on 6/7/2006

AWC eUpdate Newsletter June 2006

12th Annual AWC Golf Outing Benefited Make-A-Wish Foundation

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This year's golf outing was a huge success. The Hawaiian-themed event was held June 16 at the Hickory Valley Country Club in Gilbertsville, PA. Through the generosity of our customers and our vendors, we raised nearly $2,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania. For the past 11 years, Allied Wire has been able to grant the wish of a terminally ill child.

From the money raised from last year's outing, we were able to make 7-year-old Lanitra's wish come true. Lanitra, who suffered from Lymphona, was treated to a shopping spree, which included a chauffeured limousine trip to and from the shopping mall of her choice.

In 2004, we were able to give James, a 12-year-old suffering from a brain tumor, the opportunity to vacation on a Disney Cruise.

Attendees were treated to lunch, a round of golf, and a pig roast BBQ dinner. There was even a masseuse there to relieve out-of-shape golfers. Chances were sold for a 50/50 Raffle and a basket raffle, which benefited the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Prizes were award to both the best, and the worst, golfers of the day.

Although there were no holes-in-one, everyone had a wonderful time raising money for a very worthy cause.

Our Sponsors

A big thank you goes out to this year's sponsors. Without their help, this wonderful event would not have been possible.

Platinum Sponsors: PMC and Thermax CDT

Gold Sponsors: Alpha Wire, Coleman Cable, Harbour Industries, Pennsylvania Wire & Cable, Shechtman Marks Devor PC, and Wire Xpress

Silver Sponsors: Action Electric Sales, Aerospace Wire & Cable, Berk-Tek/Nexans, General Cable, Hamilton Products, Harbour Associates, Mor-Wire & Cable, Omni Cable, Rubicon Group, Tappan Wire, Wachovia Bank, and Wharton Group

Bronze Sponsors: C & M Corporation, Genie Group, Rockbestos-Suprenant, and RJ Wire & Cable

Other Sponsors: Atlas Wire, Standard Wire, and Volpe

 

The Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Created in 1980, the Foundation is now the largest wish-granting charity in the world with 71 chapters in the U.S. and its territories.

Granting more than 12,500 wishes a year and 135,000 wishes in the United States since inception, the local Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia & Southeastern Pennsylvania celebrates 20 years and 2000 wishes in 2006. To learn more about this wonderful organization, please visit www.wish.org or call 1-877-ONE-WISH and discover how you can share the power of a wish.

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