COVINGTON, Louisiana —- (September 26, 2011) Stirling Properties’ 11th Annual Stirling Invitational Golf Tournament raised $10,000 for Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. The scramble-style golf tournament hosted by Stirling Properties was held Monday, September 19th at the University Club, in Baton Rouge where generous contributions from sponsors and close to 100 golfers helped to make the event a success.
Marty Mayer, President and CEO of Stirling Properties, presented the donation to Todd Stevens, President and CEO of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Centers’ Board of Directors, during an awards celebration following the tournament.
“Due to the generosity of our tournament sponsors, we are able to once again this year donate to an organization that does so much good work for the people in our region,” said Mayer.
Stirling Properties has been able to make over $80,000 in charitable contributions to various organizations over the past 11 years with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center being the charitable recipient in the majority of the tournament proceeds. Since 2004, $66,200 has been donated to the center in support of their cancer research and care-giving efforts.