American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey and Konica Minolta Team Up for American Red Cross Celebrity Golf Classic

August 2, 2011

Enjoy a Full Day of Golf, Comic Strip Live Comedy and a Live Auction at Edgewood Country Club on August 8, 2011

Fairfield, N.J. and Ramsey, N.J. (PRWEB) August 01, 2011

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced it has teamed up with the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the American Red Cross to sponsor the annual American Red Cross Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, August 8th at the Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, New Jersey.

“We are expecting a great turnout at this year’s Celebrity Golf Classic which raises funds for disaster relief, blood services and emergency preparedness training throughout Northern New Jersey,” said Ray Shepherd, Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey.

The day will begin at 10a ET with registration, a BBQ lunch and some time on the practice range. The tournament officially kicks off at Noon ET, and after its conclusion, all participants will enjoy a cocktail reception, auction, awards and a comedy show hosted by Comic Strip Live, the oldest stand-up comedy showcase club in New York City.

Long time American Red Cross supporter, Richard Tienken, founded Comic Strip Live in 1975 with John McGowan and Robert Wachs. Comic Strip Live helped launch the careers of Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Ray Romano and Sarah Silverman. Comic Strip Live currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records’ Longest Stand Up Comedy Show.

For more information on Comic Strip Live, please visit http://www.comicstriplive.com.

Edgewood Country Club is a very challenging course for the serious golfer but is equally playable for the social golfer and even the beginner. And the course continues to evolve so that it remains interesting and satisfying. There are also short and long practice ranges and putting greens for those times when you just want to hone your skills. The PGA-certified professional staff at Edgewood Country Club ““ including a two-time US Open competitor ““ can help advance any golfer’s game, whatever their level of play. The Edgewood staff organizes and oversees extensive social, philanthropic, and championship tournaments and instructional programs for men, women, juniors, and their guests throughout the season.

For more information on Edgewood Country Club, please visit http://www.edgewoodnj.com.

“Konica Minolta has a strong tradition of giving back to our local communities, and we are pleased to be sponsoring the American Red Cross Celebrity Golf Classic,” said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “The American Red Cross helps thousands of people across the state yearly, and this event will help ensure that valuable resources are available to northern New Jersey residents during times of emergency and urgent need.”

For more sponsorship or event information, or to register to play the American Red Cross Celebrity Golf Classic, please visit http://www.redcrossnnj.org or contact Cathy Piecuch at piecuchc@redcrossnnj.org or 973.797.3314.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation’s blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The American Red Cross is a charity, not a government agency, and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. Please visit http://www.redcross.org.

About the American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey

The American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey responds to over 350 disasters each year throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Warren counties. Our Chapter services include disaster relief, blood services, disaster and emergency preparedness training, health and safety courses, military and international services, Braille transcription and volunteer and youth opportunities. With service centers in Fairfield, Ridgewood, Jersey City, Paterson, Morristown and Belvidere, we have the ability to assist the 3.5 million people residing in the communities we serve. Please visit http://www.redcrossnnj.org.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. For the fourth consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. BLI has named Konica Minolta 2011 “Line of the Year” award winner for the company’s award-winning line of bizhub Color and Monochrome Multifunctional Products. For more information, please visit http://www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook (@Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.), YouTube (@KonicaMinoltaUS), and Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaUS).

Konica Minolta is a trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.


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