Events

One of the best ways to get involved in the Chi Chi Rodriguez Foundation is through our many events, open to sponsors, guests, and volunteers. Contact us today to find out more information about our upcoming events.

Top Left: Co-Chair Mark Carron takes a swing with Dialed In Golf Solutions Trackman technology; Top Right: Chi Chi Rodriguez with LPGA Pro Christina Kim; Bottom: 1st Place Team Raymond James/Hewlett Packard Enterprise with LPGA Pro Kristy McPherson, Chi Chi and Long Drive & Trick Shot Artist Trevor Consavage on the course

Top Left: Co-Chair Mark Carron takes a swing with Dialed In Golf Solutions Trackman technology; Top Right: Chi Chi Rodriguez with LPGA Pro Christina Kim; Bottom: 1st Place Team Raymond James/Hewlett Packard Enterprise with LPGA Pro Kristy McPherson, Chi Chi and Long Drive & Trick Shot Artist Trevor Consavage on the course

Event Spotlight: Chi Chi surprises guests at Chi Chi Pro Am event raising a net $164,000 for educational programs

The 12th annual Chi Chi Pro Am went back to its roots with a shamble at the Feather Sound Country Club. Sponsors and guests enjoyed a beautiful Florida day on the course with their PGA and LPGA pros, along with Chi Chi Rodriguez visiting each foursome, Long Drive and Trick Shot Artist Trevor Consavage and Dialed In Golf Solutions Trackman technology. Following play a lunch featured Chi Chi Rodriguez, Board Member Scott Curtis and a lively auction hosted by Tampa Bayshore Marketing’s own Jenn Holloway.

Co-Chairs Vin Campagnoli and Mark Carron proudly announce the event netted approximately $164,000 to further our mission of hope for community families. The net funds raised will support the annual $909,000 programming budget to educate and assist at-risk children using the golf course as a living classroom.

Thank you to Presenting Sponsor Raymond James and Co-Title Sponsor Envestnet!


Co-Chairs: Vin Campagnoli and Mark Carron
Committee: Scott Curtis, Bob Enck, Tom Harrington, Brent Kriegshauser, David Patchen and Fred Whaley

 

Top Left: Co-Chair Bill Wickett receives a holiday gift from 7th grader Katrina; Top Right: Co-Hosts Tom & Mary James; Bottom Left: Co-Chairs Phil & Melanie Powell; Bottom Right: Baystar Restaurant Group’s guests Foundation Board Vice Chairman Frank Chivas, Karson Chivas, Jayme Chivas, Karla Mallah, Ashley Messingschlager, Cody Chivas and Ben Mallah

Top Left: Co-Chair Bill Wickett receives a holiday gift from 7th grader Katrina; Top Right: Co-Hosts Tom & Mary James; Bottom Left: Co-Chairs Phil & Melanie Powell; Bottom Right: Baystar Restaurant Group’s guests Foundation Board Vice Chairman Frank Chivas, Karson Chivas, Jayme Chivas, Karla Mallah, Ashley Messingschlager, Cody Chivas and Ben Mallah

 

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: MUSIC ‘N MISTLETOE TAKES PLACE AT AMALIE ARENA

On December 19th, the Foundation celebrated the Holiday season with our 3rd Music ‘n Mistletoe event at the Amalie Arena.  Board Members, sponsors and their guests enjoyed a buffet dinner, Live Auction and Program in the Firestick Grill before heading to their VIP seats in the arena for the new Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL show.  Co-Chairs Phil & Melanie Powell and Bill & Mikki Wickett proudly announce the event netted approximately $110,300.  Funds raised support the $909,000 yearly education budget serving our mission to educate and assist at-risk children using the golf course as a living classroom. Thank you Tom & Mary James and Bob & Debbie Basham for co-hosting this amazing event and to our sponsors who help continue our mission of preparing students for the game of life!

Co-Hosts: Bob & Debbie Basham and Tom & Mary James
Co-Chairs: Phil & Melanie Powell and Bill & Mikki Wickett
Committee: Jon Alexander, Polly Bateman, Scott Brown, Chris Butler, and Tom & Maureen Harrington

 

Event Spotlight: November’s 39th Annual Charity Classic saluted our Veterans

Top Left: Sunday’s second place team Florida Hospital (Bruce Bergherm, Dr. Greg Baker and Royce Brown) pose with Chi Chi on the course; Top Right: Board Member and long time Foundation supporter Griff Braddock catches up with Chi Chi; Middle: Safety Harbor American Legion Post 238 post the colors; Bottom Left: Nielsen’s Amy Rettig and Candace Barber take a minute with Chi Chi at the dinner; Bottom Right: Co-Chairs Jessica Majeski, Sean Tobe and Katie Majeski.

Top Left: Sunday’s second place team Florida Hospital (Bruce Bergherm, Dr. Greg Baker and Royce Brown) pose with Chi Chi on the course; Top Right: Board Member and long time Foundation supporter Griff Braddock catches up with Chi Chi; Middle: Safety Harbor American Legion Post 238 post the colors; Bottom Left: Nielsen’s Amy Rettig and Candace Barber take a minute with Chi Chi at the dinner; Bottom Right: Co-Chairs Jessica Majeski, Sean Tobe and Katie Majeski.

Celebration of the 39th annual Chi Chi Charity Classic opened with a special red, white and blue salute to our Veterans as sponsors and guests gathered to enjoy two fun filled days of golf featuring 11 different restaurants from the on-course Cuisine King Food Village. A sit down dinner by Baystar Restaurant Group at Nielsen’s Oldsmar campus started with Posting of the Colors by Safety Harbor American Legion Post 238 and featured Alumni story Leo Schoolfield (see page two for more on Leo’s Journey to Success).

Event Co-Chairs Jessica Majeski, Katie Majeski and Sean Tobe proudly announce the event netted approximately $186,000.  Funds raised go towards the $909,000 yearly education budget serving our mission to educate and assist at-risk children using the golf course as a living classroom.

Thank you to co-title sponsors JM Family Enterprises and Raymond James!  We are looking forward to celebrating 40 years of serving kids next November!

Co-Chairs: Jessica Majeski, Katie Majeski and Sean Tobe
Committee: Kiely Allen, Linda Damsky, Don & Dee Fick, Mike Hillestad and Arlene Loughlin

 

 

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