Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc. has raised over $170,000 at its annual Charity Golf Day at Forsgate Country Club,New Jersey.
U.K. P& I Club members, TT Club members and brokers, together with attorneys and industry experts, participated in the Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc. ‘Play for Pink’ golf outing which supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
A total of 108 golfers of varying abilities competed for the winner’s trophy, which this year was won by a distinguished team consisting of UK Club Board member Harley Franco, his wife Lela of Harley Marine, Seattle, TT Club Board member Anthony Fullbrook of OEC New York and Thomas Miller Chairman Hugo Wynn Williams. The winners were presented with their prizes by Al Bergeron, CEO of US Shipping.
Club members OEC, RCCL, OSG, Chembulk, Foremost Maritime, Harley Marine, Dunlap Towing, Phoenix Bulk all participated in the event, along with a growing contingent of brokers, attorneys and industry experts from all over the US and from as far away as Venezuela and Panama. Dan Boever, a professional golf entertainer and former World Longest Drive champion, wowed the crowd before the start of the competition with a series of huge drives and trick shots, before playing a couple of holes with many of the guests.
Stuart Edmonston, UK P & I Club Head of Loss Prevention, who hails from Aberdeen, Scotland, played some inspiring bagpipes both in the morning to signal the start of the outing and later at dinner.
The local New Jersey Devils and the New York Rangers Ice Hockey teams and the New York Jets Football team donated signed jerseys, hockey pucks, hockey sticks, signed footballs and game tickets for the raffle. UK P & I Club Board member Harley Franco presented the Raffle prizes with an enthusiastic flourish, entertaining the evening post-golf reception and dinner crowd.
Mike Jarrett, President of Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc., commented: "Thomas Miller is very grateful to everyone who supported our event and helped us raise $170k, $50k more than in 2016. The funds raised will provide the means for 12 months of key research for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation."
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Notes to Editors
Thomas Miller is an independent and international provider of insurance, professional and investment services.
Founded in 1885, Thomas Miller’s origins are in the provision of management services to mutual organisations, particularly in the international transport and professional indemnity sectors; where today they manage a large percentage of the foremost insurance mutuals. Thomas Miller also manages insurance facilities for all the self-employed barristers in England & Wales, as well as trustees of pension schemes, patent agents and housing associations.
Principal activities include: