Collision Repair Education Foundation Opens Registration for Summer Golf Fundraiser

Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) Golf Fundraiser, co-hosted by PPG Automotive Refinish and scheduled for Edgewood Country Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, July 19 in collaboration with national industry meetings. CREF invites collision professionals to support its efforts to bridge the gap between collision instructors, students and the industry by signing up for a great day on the green.

For those unable to make it to Pittsburgh, the 2022 Golf Fundraiser will also offer industry professionals the opportunity to support schools and students remotely with CREF’s annual helicopter ball drop, sponsored by Refinish Solutions Group. Simply buy a $10 golf ball online before July 18 to enter. On the day of an event, golf balls will be dropped from a helicopter over a target at Edgewood Country Club. Whoever’s ball lands closest to the target will win a GoldenTee Home Arcade unit and a $1,000 gift card. Entrants do not need to be present to win.

“CREF invites the industry to join us in Pittsburgh this summer for a fun afternoon on the fairway as we raise additional funds, support and awareness for high school and college collision school programs and students. colleges,” said CREF CEO Brandon Eckenrode. “As our largest annual fundraising event, the Annual Golf Fundraiser provides an incredible opportunity for the industry to fortify the future of the industry while enjoying an afternoon of golf and of networking. We hope you will join us “before” such a relevant cause.

Registration for CREF’s 21st Annual Fundraiser includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, golf cart rental, complimentary on-course drinks, dinner, promotional items, on-course contests and a live reception. evening. CREF supporters can register online for $300 per person ($1,200 for a team of four), but claim your spot now — this event should sell out by April.

Sponsorship opportunities are always available. For more information, contact Brandon Eckenrode, Executive Director, at 312-231-0258 or [email protected]