FREDERICKSBURG, Va., [July 25, 2013] – EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, is hosting the 6th Annual Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Golf Outing on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Ruggles Golf Course at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
TAPS is a 24/7 tragedy assistance resource for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one. Since its start in 1994, TAPS has provided immediate and long-term emotional help, hope, and healing to over 40,000 people grieving the death of a loved one in military service to America. TAPS provides peer-based emotional support, grief and trauma resources, casework assistance, and connections to community-based care. Over the past 5 years, The TAPS Golf Outing has raised more than $250,000 to support the families of fallen military heroes.
Peter Cannito, Chief Operating Officer, made the announcement. “It is an honor to be associated with an organization like TAPS and support such a worthwhile cause. EOIR is excited to do what we can to help the families of those warfighters who have made the ultimate sacrifice.” said Cannito.
Shotgun start is at 9 a.m. with an 18-hole four-person scramble format. A continental breakfast and special buffet lunch will be served, and prizes and awards will be presented for winning teams, putting, longest drive, etc. The cost to play is $105 per individual ($80 per Military/Government), $420 per foursome ($320 for Military/Government foursome).There are also several corporate sponsorship packages.
TAPS is a private 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable corporation, and contributions to the golf event are partially tax-deductible. TAPS is not part of, or endorsed by, the Department of Defense.
About EOIR Technologies: EOIR Technologies (www.eoir.com) is an industry leading system design and development company staffed with over 400 highly talented professionals. They have developed a reputation for excellence in research, development, and engineering services in advanced systems for defense, intelligence, and homeland security. EOIR has been providing innovative engineering products and services to customers within the National Security market for over 30 years.
About The White Oak Group: The White Oak Group (www.thewhiteoakgroup.com) is an Atlanta-based private investment firm focused on aerospace and defense, healthcare technology, and environmental and alternative energy/power solutions.