Annual J. Smith Lanier & Co. Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $200,000 to Benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

J. Smith Lanier & Co., a Marsh & McLennan LLC company (JSL), announced today that its 2018 Charity Golf Classic to benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) raised more than $200,000. The annual event is now in its 14th year and has raised more than $3 million since 2004.The Charity Classic was held at Chateau Elan Golf Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. More than 350 golfers and six PBTF children and their families were on hand to play golf and meet the sponsors.

Richard Bradley, Jennifer Williams, Maddie Williams, Wes Williams and PGA pro Scott Wilson

“JSL has been honored over the last 14 years to be the title corporate sponsor of the Annual J. Smith Lanier & Co. Charity Golf Classic to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Since 2004, our organization has been blessed to help support this outstanding foundation. We would like to extend a special thank you to the many sponsors and volunteers who have been able to help bring financial and emotional support to the families who are facing some of the most challenging moments in their lives,” said J. Smith Lanier & Co. CEO Gary Ivey.

Tammy Bates, Managing Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation-GA Chapter said: “We are tremendously grateful to J. Smith Lanier & Co. and the many sponsors who participate year after year in this exciting event. Without them, we would not have the capacity to truly impact the families we serve in such meaningful ways.”

Chance Berry, Connor Bridges, Joonseo Choi and PGA pro Will Taylor

Proceeds from this year’s event will help hundreds of children and their families, both locally and nationally. Family support programs include the Butterfly Fund, the financial assistance program, support groups, scholarships, educational materials and other resources, hospital support to families, and more. These programs further PBTF’s mission to care for families along their entire journey, find a cure for the deadliest form of childhood cancer, and help survivors thrive.

To learn more about the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation or to make a donation please visit or call 404-252-4107.

Janiya Alexander, Lilia Sullivan, Courtney Hicks, Taylor Hicks and PGA pro Sina Turner

About Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC is a subsidiary of Marsh established in 2008 to serve as a platform for the middle market. In 2015, it expanded its national footprint into Canada. MMA offers commercial property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefits to midsize businesses and individuals across North America.

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