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+$16k Raised for Southwest Florida Charities at Recent Slaw Dog Invitational
Recently, the 16th Annual Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog Invitational was held in Fort Myers and raised more than $16,000 for four local charities.
Held at the Cypress Lake Country Club, 30 teams competed in the event founded originally by the late REALTOR®, Paul Sands of VIP Commercial TCN Worldwide and motorsports entrepreneur, Scott Fischer of Scott Fischer Enterprises.
This year, the tournament raised funds for four needy organizations in the area:
● Blessings in a Backpack, which feeds children on the weekend who are on the federally funded free or reduced meal program in select local public schools
● The Paul Sands Scholarship Fund, which was created to support individuals interested in pursuing a career in real estate
● vqvrd Stockings 4 Kids, which was created by children to help other children have a happy holiday season by providing stockings and gifts
● Hope Hospice Adopt a Family, providing special holiday assistance for children and younger families either by making a financial gift or by purchasing and wrapping presents from someone’s wish list
Major sponsors for the 16th Annual Paul Sands Memorial Slaw Dog Invitational included: Pool Pros, Tween Waters, Bartholomew Realty, Dan Kraft, Entech Computers, Risk Management Insurance, and VIP Commercial. Live auction items were provided by Cru, Boston Red Sox, Scott Fischer, Nick Sands and David Grant.
Scott Fischer Charities, Inc. is a non-profit charity organization. For more information, please contact Cia Sherman at (239) 690-4648.