First Place for Youth and Kaiser Permanente thank all who came out to support a great cause!

Our 6th Annual Maximum Impact Golf Tournament took place on Monday, October 5, 2015. We had a great day of golf at the beautiful Mira Vista Country Club in El Cerrito, CA, and raised over $67,000 to benefit foster kids!

Thank you to all of the golfers that came out, all of our volunteers, and all of our sponsors for a great event. We especially thank members of Kaiser Permanente’s IT teams throughout California for coming out to support by golfing and volunteering.

Special thanks to our morning and evening Masters of Ceremonies—Gerald Landholt of Kaiser Permanente and 95.7 The Game‘s Anna Kagarakis.

We were very grateful to our featured youth speaker, DeAngelo Cortijo, who shared his amazing story. He also was accompanied by Calfornia Assemblymember, Tony Thurmond, who presented First Place for Youth with a certificate of recognition.

This year’s Sponsors included:

  • Title Sponsor – The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Hors D’Oeuvres Sponsor – Anonymous Donor
  • Gold Sponsor – Learning for Action
  • Gold Sponsor – M Squared Consulting, a SolomonEdwards company
  • Putting Contest Sponsor – John and Kathy Scheirman
  • Beer Sponsor – 8 Bridges Brewery
  • Hole Sponsor – Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Hole Sponsor – Barney and Barney
  • Hole Sponsor – Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc.
  • Hole Sponsor – Cisco Systems
  • Hole Sponsor – Dixon Golf
  • Hole Sponsor – M Squared Consulting, a SolomonEdwards company
  • Hole Sponsor – Oracle
  • Hole Sponsor – Presidio Bank
  • Hole Sponsor – Staples

Other sponsors:

Bella Organizing Boot and Shoe Service Bridges Restaurant
Cafe Leonidas Chardonnay Golf Club Costco
Crow Canyon Country Club Dashe Cellars Dirito Brothers of Concord & Walnut Creek
Elfster George Lucas Family Foundation Golfsmith
Hotel Healdsburg Imperfect Produce Kathleen Jaeger
Keplers Custom Golf Repair Lagunitas Brewery Livermore Harley-Davidson
Mira Vista Golf and Country Club Nothing Bundt Cakes Otis Elevator Company
Penrose Piatti Restaurant Pizzaiolo
Roddy Ranch Golf Club Rockwall Wine Company Sam Cobbs
Sequoyah Country Club Shoreline Golf Links Sinful Bliss Cupcakes
Union Bank We Olive and Wine Bar

Together, we can support foster kids with an opportunity for success in school, work and life. We look forward to seeing you next year!