J. Smith Lanier & Co. Celebrates 12th Annual Golf Classic to Benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

West Point, Georgia—The 12th Anniversary of the Annual J. Smith Lanier & Co. Charity Golf Classic to benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF-GA) will take place on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at the Château Élan Golf Club.

This two-event tournament begins with a Sponsor Reception and Silent Auction at the Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta on Wednesday evening, April 27th, 2016 from 6-9 p.m.

Golf tee-time will be at 10 am, May 3rd, with registration starting at 8:30 am.  A continental breakfast will be available during registration, and lunch will be provided on the course. As is customary, this Pro-Am tournament will match up a professional golfer from the Georgia PGA with each foursome. The day will conclude with an awards program and dinner at the Chateau Élan Resort ballroom.

“J. Smith Lanier & Co. is once again looking forward to being the title sponsor of the 12th Annual J. Smith Lanier & Co. Charity Golf Classic for the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The event has raised over $2 million in net proceeds since 2005. This longstanding partnership has helped promote awareness about childhood brain tumors and raised much needed funds for medical research and family support,” said J. Smith Lanier & Co. Chairman and CEO, D. Gaines Lanier.”

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) is the world’s largest nonprofit focused on finding a cure for childhood brain tumors and supporting the families who live with this deadly form of childhood cancer. The Georgia Chapter assists hundreds of families each year with services that include emotional, social and financial assistance; education and information; college scholarships; and more, for those affected.

Mary Moore, PTBF-GA’s Executive Director, adds, “We are tremendously grateful to J. Smith Lanier & Co. and the many sponsors who participate in this exceptional event. Without them, we would not have the capacity to truly impact the families we serve in such meaningful ways.”

To learn more about the PBTF-GA or to make a donation please visit curethekids.org/ga.org or call 404-252-4107.

J. Smith Lanier & Co., headquartered in West Point, Georgia, is an employee-owned company that was founded in 1868 and has become one of the oldest and most respected privately owned insurance brokers in the United States. Since 1868, the company has grown from a three-employee local agency to a major regional firm employing over 600 employees in 5 states and 22 offices.  J. Smith Lanier & Co. offers commercial and personal lines insurance, employee benefits, surety, aviation and risk control.