East Amherst, New York – EmergenceTek Group, a cloud services company headquartered in Western New York, has donated $500 to the PGA REACH WNY Foundation, the charitable arm of the Western New York PGA. ETG’s donation will be utilized in the PGA HOPE WNY Program to help support our veterans this holiday season.
“As a Buffalonian, golfer and someone with deep respect for our nation’s military servicemen and servicewomen, it’s special that we at EmergenceTek Group had the chance to contribute to such a great cause in PGA REACH WNY / PGA HOPE, especially around the holidays,” says Brian Lehman, CEO of ETG. “ETG is a proud member of the business community here in Western New York, with our headquarters in Buffalo, employing local community members; so, it is really special to see how their programs use the game of golf to provide support to our veterans.”
“It has been a challenging year for many people and businesses alike, especially right now with the holidays quickly approaching. To be able to work with ETG to help support our local servicemen and women during this time of the year is a privilege for our section,” describes Steven Bartkowski, Executive Director of the WNYPGA Section and the PGA REACH WNY Foundation.
In 2020, the PGA HOPE WNY Program was able to serve over 100 veterans in our WNY community. This year’s Summer Classes hosted a program-record 50 veterans, who graduated and received instruction from our section PGA Professionals. PGA HOPE WNY is the flagship military program within the PGA REACH WNY Foundation. Its mission is to improve lives through the game of golf and targets three main areas: 1.) Diversity/Inclusion 2.) Military 3.) Youth.
ETG was founded in and headquartered in WNY employing many of our community members.[GH1] ETG has made several donations over the course of the company’s existence as they steadfastly believe giving back to great causes such as PGA REACH WNY are integral to the vitality of our communities and the members who live within them. Additionally, ETG’s leadership and team have a great deal of admiration for our nation’s military both active and veterans.
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About PGA REACH WNY
PGA REACH WNY was created by local PGA Professionals in 2010 with a goal of providing support to various organizations within the boundaries of the Western New York PGA Section. Through the game of golf, the Foundation will work to fund programs supporting its mission, including the Western New York Section PGA Junior Golf initiatives and various other underprivileged youth golf programs. The Foundation will conduct and/or support a variety of initiatives that serve the founding pillars: youth, military, and diversity in golf.