Alexandria, VA – December 12, 2016 – The Metropolitan Foundation has pledged a $50,000 contribution to The Club Foundation. The donation will amount to $25,000 in the first year, with additional payments of $5,000 to be made over the next five years.
Barry L. Chandler, Chairman of the Metropolitan Foundation Board and General Manager of Nissequogue Golf Club, shared “The Metropolitan Club Foundation, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Club Managers Association, is thrilled that we may be of financial assistance to The Club Foundation. Since its inception, we have been proud to play a small role in the growth of The Club Foundation and the great work it has done and continues to do on behalf of all club managers. This latest pledge is our way of saying thank you, and keep up the wonderful job you are doing.”
The Metropolitan Foundation was founded in 1995 by members of the Metropolitan Club Managers Association. The Metropolitan Chapter is comprised of club management professionals in the areas of Long Island (Suffolk and Nassau Counties), Westchester and the eastern part of New York State including the Hudson Valley and Albany up through Plattsburgh, NY.
The Metropolitan Foundation coordinates the Association's scholarship efforts, elevates MCMA's educational workshop to a level needed for present and future general managers and assures funding for catastrophic and tragic events affecting general managers.
For more information on the Club Foundation and its current activities, please visit www.clubfoundation.org.
About The Club Foundation
The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at www.clubfoundation.org.
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,500 members throughout the US and internationally. Our managers operate more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town and yacht clubs. The objectives of the association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for club managers to operate efficiently and successfully. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 44 professional chapters and more than 45 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at www.cmaa.org.