NBAA 7th Annual Chairman’s Charity Classic to Benefit Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, May 22, 2003 – This year will mark the seventh anniversary of what has become business aviation’s most popular golf event – the NBAA Chairman’s Charity Classic, this year to be hosted by NBAA Chairman of the Board George A. Saling of Philip Morris Management Corp.

This year’s tournament will raise funds for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women. Located in Orlando, FL, the Arnold Palmer Hospital is dedicated exclusively to serving the special needs of children and women, relying on a family-centered philosophy to create a unique child-based environment.

This year’s “scramble format” Chairman’s Charity Classic will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2003, at Champions Gate Golf Resort near Orlando. Breakfast and registration begin at 7:00 a.m. with a shotgun start set for 8:00 a.m. The awards luncheon follows at approximately 12:45 p.m.

To register for or sponsor this event, contact Tournament Co-Director June DeFontes at (202) 783-9360 or

NBAA represents the aviation interests of more than 7,300 companies that own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation. NBAA Member Companies earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion — a number that is about half the gross domestic product — and employ more than 19 million people worldwide. The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the world’s largest display of civil aviation products and services.

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