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Waste Connections Golf Classic for Kids Raises $100,000 for Interfaith

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THE WOODLANDS, TX — Interfaith of The Woodlands recently received a generous donation from Waste Connections, Inc., as a beneficiary of their 11th annual Golf Classic for Kids held at Golf Trails of The Woodlands. Interfaith received $100,000 to continue its legacy of caring for those in need throughout South Montgomery County.

(l-r) Carolyn Donovan (Director of Development at Interfaith), Michelle Little (Waste Connections’ Vice President of Accounting and Golf Tournament Chair), and Missy Herndon (President and CEO of Interfaith).

Interfaith of The Woodlands was honored to be among the 10 charities that benefited from the event, which raised a record-breaking amount that exceeded $1,000,000. The Waste Connections leadership team welcomed guests the first evening at a reception which featured basketball on the big screens, fun competitive games and a poker tournament. The Woodlands High School orchestra and choir welcomed players and guests to the golf course the day of the event where special guests Roger Clemens, Dan Pastorini, Josh Beckett and Bronson Burgon were on hand to visit with attendees. For the non-golfers, an encore VIP Poker Tournament was also held on the grounds and included professional poker player Erin Ness.

 

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Waste Connections has raised well over $4,000,000 for charities since this event came to The Woodlands in 2012. “Since their arrival in The Woodlands, Waste Connections has been a valued partner of Interfaith,” remarked Missy Herndon, Interfaith’s President and CEO. “Their servant leadership and dedication to our mission allows us to serve the thousands of individuals, families and seniors throughout our shared community. We are truly grateful for their continued support.”

Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Waste Connections serves more than six million residential, commercial, industrial, exploration and production customers from a network of operations in 41 states. The company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in September 1997 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

 

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Interfaith of The Woodlands is a nonprofit social service agency providing numerous programs and services to meet the needs of The Woodlands and the surrounding area. Interfaith provides basic needs assistance and special programs like school supplies assistance and holiday gifts to those experiencing a financial crisis, no matter their socioeconomic level, and supportive service through care and wellness programs to senior adults 62 and over. For more information on Interfaith’s programs and services or to become a volunteer, please visit woodlandsinterfaith.org or call 281-367-1230.

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