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Durham Entertainment Group Hosts Fundraiser Concert in Conjunction with the Triangle Golf Challenge

Durham Entertainment Group Hosts Fundraiser Concert in Conjunction with the Triangle Golf Challenge


May 29th, 2014


The 2014 Triangle Golf Challenge, a tax-exempt organization that benefits local Triangle charities, has announced their eleventh annual charity golf tournament will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at Duke University Golf Course in Durham, NC. Amateur golfers of all skill levels are invited to compete in a two-person scramble format.

The events will kick off Thursday evening, June 12, with a reception including a live and silent auction, followed by a concert featuring one of the finest jazz trumpeters in the industry, Tom Browne. The reception will be held at the Hayti Heritage Center located in Durham. Guests of the events will have the chance to mix and mingle with celebrity hosts Walter Davis, Levelle Moton, Phil Ford and David Cutcliffe. Previous years celebrity attendees included Jerry Stackhouse, James Worthy and Rod Broadway.

Proceeds from the events will benefit The Banks Foundation, Communities In Schools of Durham, and the Hayti Heritage Center.

“The generosity of the players, sponsors and all who donate this year is making it possible for The Banks Foundation to assist more families in home ownership, surround our youth with a community support, and preserve Durham’s heritage through the activities held at the Hayti Heritage Center,” said Sherrod Banks, President of The Banks Foundation. “We are looking forward to another successful event and the opportunity to support other Triangle charities.”

The Triangle Golf Challenge is currently soliciting donations, giveaways and sponsorships. For more details, contact Sherrod Banks at 919-474-9137 or by email to To view online team registration forms, sponsorship forms or reception and silent auction information, visit

About The Banks Foundation

The Banks Foundation is a tax-exempt organization that assists families who are moving from public housing to private homeownership. Over the years, the Foundation has provided down payment assistance to families who have qualified to purchase their first home. For more information, visit

About Communities In Schools Durham

Communities In Schools of Durham is a local affiliate of the nation’s most effective dropout prevention model. The Durham nonprofit champions the use of evidence-based programs to help fill the gaps public schools cannot. Last year, the organization served over 4,500 Durham students inside of 24 local schools. The mission of Communities In Schools is tosurround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. For more information, visit

About the Hayti Heritage Center

The Hayti Heritage Center, a tax exempt 501(c)(3) cultural enrichment and arts education organization, opened in 1975 to promote cultural understanding through diverse events, activities and programs that preserve the heritage and embrace the experiences of Americans of African descent.

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