IRVING, Texas & GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) today marked the 25-year anniversary of its Golf for Greenville charitable golf tournament that has raised more than $3.5 million to assist local community organizations.
Today’s event at Fluor’s Greenville, S.C., campus included representatives from the local charitable organizations that have benefitted from the golf tournament over the past 25 years along with Fluor executives and local elected officials.
Golf for Greenville was developed and founded by Fluor employee volunteers in 1989 with the first tournament held in 1990. Countless volunteer hours go into organizing the tournament and soliciting donations. Recently, Golf for Greenville events have had overwhelming support from Fluor employees and suppliers and frequently include sell-out tournaments. The record turnouts have encouraged Fluor to raise its fundraising goals each year as support continues to grow. The event is chaired and co-chaired by Fluor professionals as a leadership enrichment opportunity for those employees.
Organizations that were recipients of Golf for Greenville proceeds over the past 25 years include the following:
2014 – Boy Scouts of America - Blue Ridge Council and Urban League of the Upstate
2013 – Surgeons for Sight, Harvest Hope Food Bank and Homes of Hope
2012 – The Family Effect, South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (The Walker Foundation), Pendleton Place Children’s Shelter, Diligent Hands…Gracious Hearts, Camperdown Academy and Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina
2011 – Safe Harbor, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas and YWCA of Greenville
2010 – Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network and Greenville Free Medical Clinic
2009 – Boys Home of the South and Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Carolina
2008 – Miracle Hill Rosewood Renewal Center
2007 – Boys Home of the South
2006 – New Horizon Family Health Services
2005 – Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas
2004 – A Child’s Haven
2003 – Greenville Free Medical Clinic
2002 – Camp Opportunity
2001 – The Center for Developmental Services
2000 – Senior Action
1999 – Greenville Literacy Association
1998 – Pendleton Place
1997 – Home for New Beginnings, Rosewood House of Recovery, The Healing Power of Education and Play
1996 – Safe Harbor
1995 – Crossroads at Mountain Meadows
1994 – Greenville Cities in Schools
1993 – Piedmont Council for Prevention of Child Abuse
1992 – Greenville Free Medical Clinic
1991 – Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County
1990 – Meals on Wheels of Greenville
Applications for the 2015 Golf for Greenville charitable golf tournament are now being accepted at http://golfforgreenville.org/charity-information/.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering and construction firm that designs and builds some of the world's most complex projects. The company creates and delivers innovative solutions for its clients in engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance and project management on a global basis. For more than a century, Fluor has served clients in the energy, chemicals, government, industrial, infrastructure, mining and power market sectors. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 109 on the FORTUNE 500 list. With more than 40,000 employees worldwide, the company's revenue for 2013 was $27.4 billion. Visit Fluor at www.fluor.com and follow on Twitter @FluorCorp.