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Foundation Builders Academy hosts fundraising golf tourney

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Rocky Mount Daycare Foundation Builders Academy Childcare Development Center recently held its first annual Golf Classic at Belmont Lake Golf Club.

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From Contributed Reports

Friday, June 14, 2019

Rocky Mount Daycare Foundation Builders Academy Childcare Development Center recently held its first annual Golf Classic at Belmont Lake Golf Club in Rocky Mount.

Approximately $1,600 was raised to support Foundation Builders Academy’s nonprofit affiliate, FD Building Foundations Inc.

The weather was sunny and cool, which allowed 20 golfers to complete 18 holes of golf and participate in activities including the Wingspan and 50/50 Raffle, Putting Contest, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin Competitions. Congratulations to the winners of this year’s tournament — Chris Pearson, Todd Gardner, Robert Jones and Curtis Battle. Second Place Winners of the tournament were Izel Jenkins, Frederick Hyman, Vernon Brown and Zollie Harris.

A huge thank you goes out to every volunteer, sponsor and donor who helped to make the golf tournament an exciting and successful fundraising event. We look forward to our second annual Golf Classic Tournament in 2020.

All funds raised will be used to enhance Foundation Builders Academy Outdoor Learning Environment, a space where learning can be self-guided and catalyzed by the outdoors and nature. Our goal is to create an inclusive outdoor learning space for children and families where gardening is the focal point. We envision a space where children not only participate in growing their own food, but where they are also motivated to taste, eat, and enjoy the produce resulting from their efforts.

The enhancements will include equipment supporting natural and self-guided play for children ages 1 to 5 years old, a dedicated area for sensory play, landscaping and spaces for education and community building.

Foundation Builders Academy is a premier daycare and childcare development center, offering a nurturing environment, reading foundation and active play. The mission of Foundation Builders Academy is to help the children they serve in Rocky Mount, build a strong foundation by giving them the tools they need to succeed in life by teaching cultural diversity and assist the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of each child.

Foundation Builders Academy aims to provide a safe, supportive and nurturing atmosphere where all children are able to express their creativity freely.

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