ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Kwame Foundation will host its 11th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Norman K. Probstein Golf Course at Forest Park in St. Louis.Kwame Foundation has raised $993,000 for scholarships to-date and will break the $1 million mark with this year’s golf event. The foundation endows $150,000 a year in scholarships and grants at colleges and universities that improve educational opportunities for minorities.

11th Annual Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament
Norman K. Probstein Golf Course – Forest Park

11:30 a.m. – Registration and Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Shotgun Start – Four-Person Scramble
5:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction and Happy Hour
6:30 p.m.
 – Awards Ceremony and Auction

Sponsorships opportunities from $150 to $10,000 are available, with recognition at the event, on the website and in the program. Individual entry for the tournament, lunch and events is $375 and non-golfer participation is $75.

For online registration or sponsorships, visit Contact Sonja Branscomb (314) 862-5344
 for more information.

Kwame Foundation funds scholarships and endowments at these colleges and universities:
• Barnes-Jewish Hospital College of Nursing
• Fontbonne University School of Journalism
• Harris-Stowe State University School of Business
• Interdenominational Theological Center
• Jackson State University
• Maryville University School of Education
• Morehouse School of Medicine
• Ranken Technical College
• St. Louis Community College
• Saint Louis University College of Arts and Sciences
• Saint Louis Zoo
• Tryone Thompson Institute for Nonviolence
• University of Kansas School of Architecture
• University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
• University of Missouri-St. Louis
• Washington University School of Engineering
• Washington University School of Medicine
• Webster University School of Business & Technology

Kwame Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization founded by Kim and Anthony Thompson of Kwame Building Group to develop a doorway of opportunity into the professional world for youth in underprivileged communities through mentoring programs and scholarship opportunities. For more information, visit or call 314.862.5344

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1 – St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and KWAME CEO Anthony (Tony) Thompson
2 – Dr. Michael Middleton, University of Missouri-Columbia
3 – Brian Hoelscher, Metropolitan Sewer District; Tim Lewis of Saint Louis University

Media Contact
Mary Schanuel 

Source: Kwame Building Group – News