Presidents Cup International Team donates to CMPD, Dream Center

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The international team’s donation to the CMPD will be used to purchase safety equipment and train the human and canine agents of the K9 unit.

CHARLOTTE, NC — The International Presidents Cup team has made a special donation to two Charlotte-area organizations.

In a statement, the team announced that professional golfer Trevor Immelman, his 12 players and four captain’s assistants have made donations to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s K-9 Unit and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Dream Center. .

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“Our team had such an amazing experience, not just this week, but when we came here for our team trip a few weeks ago,” Immelman said. “We have met so many great people who have shown us incredible hospitality, so as a team we just wanted to find a way to give back and support the community that has welcomed us and treated us so well over the past about months.”

The international team’s donation to the CMPD will be used to purchase safety equipment and train the human and canine agents of the K9 unit.

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“This donation will ensure our four-legged officers are equipped with the best technology and equipment as they work side-by-side with their human partners to serve this great community,” said CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings. . “I would like to thank the international team for their generous donation. The City of Charlotte and the CMPD have been blessed by the longstanding partnership with the PGA TOUR.

More than most other recent events, the Presidents Cup draws more attention to Charlotte as a world-class travel destination, tourism industry experts told WCNC. Breaking point.

“This one seems to have greater reach. And more success, I think, partly because of the prominence it has internationally,” said Tom Murray, CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. .

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