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Clark CARES Sponsors Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament at Joint Base Andrews
First Annual Event Raises over $45,000 for Local Schools

Clark CARES Sponsors Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament at Joint Base Andrews
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. — On Tuesday, July 13, Clark Builders Group and Clark Realty Capital hosted the inaugural Clark CARES charity golf tournament at Joint Base Andrews. The tournament attracted 86 golfers representing 35 corporate sponsors and raised $45,000 in charitable proceeds which will benefit Stephen Decatur Middle School and Francis T. Evan Elementary School. Both schools are part of the Prince George's County Public School system and are attended by children of active duty military personnel assigned to Joint Base Andrews.

"When corporations share their resources with local organizations like this, it brings together the ‘haves' and the ‘have nots' to form a stronger community," explained Gail Olliverrie, mother of two and president of the Stephen Decatur Middle School PTA. "These resources will allow us to provide more for students and in turn the whole area will benefit."

"We are thrilled with the outcome," said Sean Callahan, development executive with Clark Realty Capital. "For an event in its first year, the participation is truly outstanding and is a testament to the civic-minded companies who contributed. We are grateful to our generous sponsors and look forward to continuing this tradition, helping to provide better educational opportunities for the children of military families residing at Joint Base Andrews as well as students throughout the Prince George's County community."

In addition to competing in a round of golf on the courses at Joint Base Andrews, players enjoyed a bagel breakfast, on-course refreshments, and entered various special contest holes along the way. At the tournament's end, participants attended a check presentation luncheon where tournament organizers announced the event beneficiaries, tournament winners, and raffle prize winners.

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About The Clark CARES Foundation

The Clark CARES Foundation is a recently formed Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) public charity committed to improving local, national, and global communities through its charitable contributions program. The Clark CARES Foundation provides grants to deserving organizations in an effort to promote five main pillars of support:

Community – Bringing individuals together to build a stronger society;
Advocacy – Raising awareness as inspiration for action;
Responsibility – Fostering a culture of accountability;
Education – Empowering others to improve the world around them; and
Service – Committing resources to set values into motion.

For more information, please visit www.clarkcares.org.

About Clark Builders Group

As the fourth largest multifamily builder in the nation, Clark Builders Group (CBG) is one of the nation's premier builders of luxury apartments, military family housing, and mixed-use communities. CBG has constructed more than 50,000 homes since its founding in 1992 and boasts an extensive portfolio of nationally acclaimed, award-winning communities on both coasts. CBG is an affiliate of the Clark Construction Group, one of the nation's oldest and largest private general contractors. For more information, visit www.clarkbuildersgroup.com.

About Clark Realty Capital

Clark Realty Capital (CRC) is a fully integrated national real estate company offering a broad base of services including capital markets, development, construction, property management, and investment management. The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines are leveraging the ingenuity and assured performance of CRC at 12 military installations throughout the United States. Upon completion of current military projects, CRC will have built or renovated over 34,000 homes with a development value in excess of $4.9 billion. For more information, visit www.clarkrealtycapital.com.

Prince George's County Public Schools

Prince George's County Public Schools is the 2nd largest school system in the state of Maryland and the 18th largest in the nation. With a projected enrollment of just under 130,000 students, the system is among the largest and most diverse in the nation. The school system currently employs approximately 18,300 full-time employees, which includes approximately 9,000 teachers. For more information, visit www1.pgcps.org/discover.aspx.