Annual J. Smith Lanier & Co. Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $215,000

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Monday, May 15th, 2017

J. Smith Lanier & Co., a Marsh & McLennan LLC company, announced that its 2017 Charity Golf Classic to benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation raised more than $215,000. The annual event is now in its 13th year and has raised more than $2.5 million since 2004.

The Charity Classic was held at Chateau Elan Golf Club on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  More than 350 golfers and six PBTF children and their families were on hand to play golf and meet the sponsors.

"JSL is proud to sponsor the Charity Golf Classic and raise awareness and financial support for the PBTF," said D. Gaines Lanier, CEO of JSL. "We would like to extend a special thank you to the many sponsors and volunteers who were instrumental in making this year's event a success."

Tammy Bates, Managing Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation-GA Chapter said: "The generosity of JSL, and all the sponsors and participants of the Charity Golf Classic have allowed us to touch more than 4,000 families with pediatric brain tumors. We are grateful for their support."