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Nonprofit Hosts a Fundraising Golf Tournament at the Five-Star Resort

August 20, 2013

Junior Achievement of San Diego invites to golf for financial literacy

On Thursday, Sept. 19, Junior Achievement of San Diego County hosts its 1st Annual JA Golf Classic presented by San Diego Fluid System Technologies. The new event will premier at The Grand Golf Club and will feature a cocktail reception, silent auction and dinner.

The Grand Golf Club is located at The Grand Del Mar and spreads through Los Penasquitos Canyon. Designed by Tom Fazio, this private 18-hole golf course is a 7,160-yard, par 72 championship masterpiece with multiple tees suited to many abilities.

The fundraiser will start with registration at 10:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. After golf, the participants will enjoy a cocktail reception, buffet-style barbeque and silent auction.

JA Golf Classic’s auction will include a New York City package featuring Jimmy Fallon Show tickets, Travis Mathew gift cards, Alaska Airlines tickets, admission to Farmers Invitational Open at Torrey Pines, Ramona Winery tour, Callaway bags and clubs, hotel stays and much more. All proceeds from the event will go to Junior Achievement’s financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship programs. 

Those interested can purchase a player spot, foursomes and/or sponsorships by contacting Tara Michener at or 619-906-4902. Click here to see all the opportunities available.

Companies who have already joined the fundraising event include Alaska Airlines, Baker Electric Solar, PacTrust Bank, San Diego EDC, Union Bank, Dowling & Yahnke, Procopio, Balfour Beatty, Bernstein Global Wealth Management, The B.E.S.T CEO Group, University Mechanical, San Diego Fluid System Technologies, Jack in the Box, DLA Piper, Deloitte and T.W. Ruban Group.

Learn more about Junior Achievement of San Diego County at  


JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SAN DIEGO, INC. works locally to reach 52,000 students in K-12 classrooms for the 2013-2014 school year, which takes thousands of volunteers who lead classes and experiential programs.  For more information on programs in San Diego and Imperial Counties, visit

About San Diego Fluid System Technologies
San Diego Fluid System Technologies has been the independent Swagelok® sales and service center in southernmost California since 1958. The company proudly supports Junior Achievement of San Diego and Father Joe’s Villages.  To achieve its’ mission of delivering exceptional customer experiences, the company operates on the core values of integrity, quality, respect, innovation, continuous improvement and customer focus. It provides fluid system solutions to companies in the power, alternative fuels, oil and gas, semiconductor, biopharmaceutical and shipbuilding industries. In addition to Swagelok products, the Custom Solutions center provides fabrication services and other customized assemblies. For more information, visit the company’s website at

About Baker Electric Solar (BES) 
Escondido-based NB Baker Electric, Inc., dba Baker Electric Solar, designs, builds and installs photovoltaic solar power systems for new and existing homes and commercial facilities across Southern California. Baker Electric Solar offers multiple financing options including a fixed monthly payment lease. BES is a BBB accredited business with an A+ rating. BES is a 2012 Inc. 500|5000 company and one of San Diego’s 2012 Fastest Growing Private Companies. In addition, BES is San Diego’s first SunPower Elite Dealer and 2011 SunPower Regional Residential Dealer of the Year. For more information, visit