We have received a number of glowing letters from teachers about how valuable these computers are to the students. We are pleased that the students are using the computers as learning tools for research, assignments and projects.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2008
RISARC and the Caribbean Classic Golf Invitational (CCGI) Foundation is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament and Charity Event to be held June 18th - 22nd in picturesque Montego Bay, Jamaica. The four-day "vacation in paradise with a purpose" will feature a full schedule of star-studded events ranging from the Thursday evening Weigh-in Conference and Culture Night Kick-Off Extravaganza to the Golf Tournament and MuayThai Fight and Expo on Friday, concluding with the 2nd Day Golf Tournament and the CCGI Gala Awards Dinner on Saturday night. Proceeds from the annual event will help make children's dreams come true, by providing computers to establish much-needed technology learning centers for primary schools in Jamaica. "We are very excited that our efforts have already resulted in the delivery of over 500 new Dell computers to Jamaican primary schools," explains Richard Stephenson, Founder and Chairperson of CCGI Foundation and RISARC Foundation. "We have received a number of glowing letters from teachers about how valuable these computers are to the students. We are pleased that the students are using the computers as learning tools for research, assignments and projects."
Supporting this fantastic cause is a celebrity guest roster sprinkled with Olympic champions, famous recording artists, top Hollywood comedians, actors, writers, and more. The guest roster includes, but is not limited to: Michael Strahan (NY Giants, 2008 Super Bowl Champion), Cedric The Entertainer ("Dr. Dolittle 2", "Barbershop", "Johnson Family Vacation", "Be Cool"), Anthony Anderson ("Transformers", "The Departed"), Bill Bellamy ("Any Given Sunday", Host of "Last Comic Standing"), Tichina Arnold ("Everybody Hates Chris"), Tony Siragusa (Former Baltimore Ravens Defensive Tackle), Pepper Johnson (Defensive Line Coach, New England Patriots), Jack Ford (TV News Personality), Tommy Davidson ("Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls", "Booty Call"), Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind & Fire), James Stephens III (Comedian/Actor), Ed Moses (Olympic Swimmer-Gold Medalist), Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter (Director/Producer/Actor), Dr. Terri-Karelle Griffith
(Miss Jamaica World 2005; CCGI Ambassador), and many more.
Friday night's schedule of events will feature the highly anticipated MuayThai Fight with an international line-up that includes: Malaipet Team Diamond (USA) vs. Yodsanklai Fairtex (Thailand-Current Welterweight Champion) for the WBC MuayThai World Super Welterweight Championship , Clifton Brown (Canada) vs. Kaoklai Kannorasingh (Thailand) for the IKKC MuayThai World Cruiserweight Championship, Lamsongkram Chuwattana (Thailand-Middleweight Champion) vs. Farid Villaume (France) for the WBC MuayThai World Middleweight Championship, Baxter Humby (USA-Canada) vs. Jiangtao Dong (China) for the IMTC World Super Welterweight Championship, John Wayne Parr (Australia) vs. Marco Pique (Holland), Steve McKinnon (Australia) vs. Aswin Balrak (Holland), Dennis Grachev (Russia) vs. Vicente Vielvoye (Holland), Rick Cheek (USA) vs. Patrice Quattron (France), Claudia Vidaurri (USA) vs. Joanna MacEachern (Australia), Dylan Resnekov (Australia) vs. Genki Yamamoto (Japan), and with additional fights from Germaine de Randamie (Holland) and Manson Gibson (USA).
The mission of RISARC and CCGI Foundation is to collaborate and focus resources on preparing a new generation of leaders by building a platform for leadership development and innovative project initiatives. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to contribute to this mission by providing computer labs in every primary school in Jamaica and eventually the entire Caribbean.
For more information on the 4th Annual CCGI Celebrity Golf Tournament and Charity Gala, visit http://www.caribbeangolfclassic.org.
About CCGI Foundation: The Foundation's mission is to prepare today's young people to become tomorrow's leaders by building a platform for leadership development through innovative project initiatives. Foundation works to 'level the playing field' for children from economically challenged communities in the Caribbean. To achieve its goal, the Foundation has organized golf tournaments and other charity events, proceeds of which will be used to establish computer learning centers in the over 400 primary schools in Jamaica.
CCGI Founder and President of CCGI and RISARC Foundation, Richard Stephenson, will be available for interviews. For information and interviews, sponsorship, and talent submissions contact: Debra Burley or Monica Busby at 310-860-7735.