PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE IDEAL COMPANIES 19th
ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
BELLE HAVEN COUNTRY CLUB
JUNE 17, 2013
For the past eighteen
years, the Ideal Companies Scholarship Fund, a 501 (c) 3
non-profit organization in Washington, D.C., has been helping local high
school students achieve their higher academic goals. Through their
annual golf outing, funds are raised to provide college scholarships to needy
students. Since inception, the Fund has provided more than $160,000 in
scholarships to deserving youths.
In the past eleven years, prices for
undergraduate tuition, room, and board at public institutions rose at least
37 percent, and 25 percent at private institutions after
adjustment for inflation (U.S. DOE, National Center for Education Statistics.
2011). As the cost of tuition continues to rise, the Ideal Companies
scholarships have become even more valuable.
The community of the Washington Metropolitan area, including several
local businesses and organizations, has greatly supported the
efforts of the Ideal Companies Scholarship Fund in providing scholarships.
The annual golf event is held at the Belle Haven
Country Club in Alexandria, Virginia. The Belle Haven Country Club has been
around since the 1920s and has grown with Alexandria throughout the 20th
century. Today Belle Haven is well-known for their
course designed by renowned architect Arthur
The golf event follows the scramble format and
features putting, closest-to-the-pin and hole-in-one contests. A silent auction
is also provided. The proceeds of all auction items, including but
not limited to professional sporting tickets, fine dining, original art and
sports artifacts all go toward providing scholarships to the
Donations and sponsorships are needed for this
year’s event to continue the success of The Scholarship Fund. More
information on the Ideal Companies 19th Annual Golf Event and Awards Banquet can
be found online at www.idealelectric.com
Supply Corporation is a major sponsor of the Ideal Companies Scholarship Fund
and the host of the event. Ideal Electrical Supply Corporation is a privately
held women and minority owned and operated company incorporated in Washington,
D.C. in 1991.