Phoenix Metro Chamber of Commerce, LLC, presented the proceeds from its 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held on Friday, April 15 at Stonecreek Golf Club in Phoenix to this year’s recipients, The Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Southwest Veterans Foundation. The event took place at a special awards luncheon at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Scottsdale.

Patrick Walker, Co-Chairman of the Charity Golf Tournament, was proud to award a check for $6,000, to The Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Accepting for the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics was Anne Stafford, Executive Director. “Thank you for helping the Arizona Chapter of The American Academy of Pediatrics to provide child health programs and services for Arizona children,” commented Stafford.

Co-Chairman of the Charity Golf Tournament, Bill Kelley, was pleased to be able to award a check for $1,000 to the Southwest Veterans Foundation. Ken Speer, President of the Southwest Veterans Foundation, was honored to accept the generous award. “Such an award will make a difference in the lives of veterans, spouses and children,” Spear stated. “This award makes it possible for the Southwest Veterans Foundation to support veterans and their families with scholarships.”

“Phoenix Metro Chamber, LLC, believes in improving the health of Arizona children and supporting the pediatric professionals who care for them. PMCC also supports SWVF and in enhancing the economic environment of Veterans and Veteran-Owned businesses in Arizona,” said Jason Bressler, Founder and Executive Director of the Chamber. “They are our futures. This tournament was a way for members and guests to network and raise funds for the two programs.”

“The Chamber is also proud to support our 25 member charities this year with our Bare Necessities Campaign,” says Bressler. “Members have been donating clothing, toiletries, food, toys, pet food and other supplies all year long and we distributed a huge pile of necessities at our luncheon to other member charities.”

About PMCC: Established in 2014, PMCC is more than just a chamber. It is a collection of for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations from all over the Phoenix Metro area with caring and creative leaders, and an experienced, motivated staff focused on ensuring that its members meet their business goals, while enhancing the broader community. The Chamber is 500 members strong and growing quickly.