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CRC CARES Supports Military Nonprofits at Veterans Day Charity Golf Tournament

Annual Two-Day Event Raises $310,000 to Benefit San Diego Based Charitable Organizations
November 14, 2016

SAN DIEGO—On Friday, CBG Building Company (CBG), CRC Companies (CRC), and Clark Construction Group (CCG) hosted the twelfth annual CARES Open charity golf tournament at Maderas Golf Club. With 240 players in attendance, the two-day event raised $310,000 to benefit several charitable organizations that proudly serve the San Diego community. CRC CARES presented a donation to the Adam Brown Legacy Fund in honor of Veterans Day.

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CRC CARES Supports Military Nonprofits at Veterans Day Charity Golf Tournament

The subject of New York Times bestseller "Fearless", Navy SEAL Chief Adam Brown was killed in Afghanistan on March 2010 in a heroic effort to save his fellow soldiers. Adam's parents traveled from Arkansas to attend the tournament in their son's honor.

On behalf of the Adam Brown Legacy Fund, we would like to thank CRC CARES for their very generous donation," said Larry and Janice Brown. "These funds will go toward helping those in our community who are in need. Adam had a heart for helping others. Thank you for helping us keep his legacy alive."

CARES also presented a donation to the SEAL-NSW Family Foundation, another military nonprofit providing special programs and direct support to Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families.

The SEAL-NSW Family Foundation is honored to be the recipient of this generous donation from CRC CARES," said William Fenick, CAPT, USN (Ret), and executive director of SEAL-NSW Family Foundation. "It will help ensure our programs continue to meet the needs of today's Navy SEAL families."

Team River Runner, an all-volunteer organization that provides hope and healing to disabled and wounded veterans through adaptive paddling programs, was also a beneficiary of this year's tournament.

"Team River Runner San Diego is extremely grateful for the donation CRC CARES made to us," said Dale Osborn, coordinator of Team River Runner San Diego. "Your CARES donation will not only help us support our monthly therapeutic paddles, but is a big step toward enabling us to sponsor veteran training so they can lead our program in the future."

Finally, CRC CARES presented a charitable donation to the Widows and Orphans Fund of the San Diego Police Officers Association (SDPOA).

"The members of the San Diego Police Officers Association are forever grateful to CRC CARES for their support of local law enforcement and our families," said Brian Marvel, president of the SDPOA. "It has been an incredibly difficult year for law enforcement across the county and here at home in San Diego. The CARES Open golf tournament helped to ensure that we are ready to support our officers in their greatest time of need."

Through the amazing generosity of industry partners, CRC CARES has raised over $3.3 million to date in San Diego alone. More than 100 charities throughout the southern California region have benefited from the tournament funds since the inaugural event in 2005.

"We are grateful for the tremendous support of our industry partners, which allows us to make year-round donations to deserving charities," said Jim Forburger, senior vice president of CBG. "Having the CARES Open on Veterans Day makes the event even more special, as we honor and celebrate all those who have served and continue to serve."

Proceeds from this year's event were made possible by 78 corporate sponsors, many of whom participate annually. On both evenings of the event, the tournament included a dinner and awards reception at the Del Lago Ballroom of Maderas Golf Club. Reception highlights included a raffle, the announcement of tournament winners, and a formal donation presentation to the charitable recipients.

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About CRC CARES Foundation

Established to serve a broad array of needs, the CRC CARES Foundation supports a varied array of worthwhile organizations through donations of time and resources in the form of charitable grants and volunteerism. The foundation empowers individuals to make a difference through a comprehensive approach to giving, best embodied in the five pillars that describe the organization's core values. Community - Bringing individuals together to build a stronger society; Advocacy - Raising awareness as inspiration for action; Responsibility - Fostering a culture of accountability; Education - Empowering others to improve the world around them; and Service - Committing resources to set values into motion. For more information, please visit www.crccares.org.

About CBG Building Company

Through a relentless pursuit of innovation, a steadfast commitment to quality, and active collaboration with clients, CBG has been delivering award-winning communities from coast to coast for more than 25 years. CBG's professional construction team builds more than 4,000 homes each year, providing high-quality, responsive service backed by a significant bonding capacity and national resources. CBG's experience spans a diverse portfolio of geographic areas and product types, including luxury, mixed-use, and affordable housing apartments, as well as campus housing, military family communities, and senior living facilities. Together, we draw on the knowledge gained through building more than 80,000 housing units since 1992. For more information, visit www.cbgbuildingcompany.com.

About CRC Companies

CRC Companies includes a collection of national, award-winning real estate, construction, and asset management firms. Driven by a passion to advance important public initiatives, our teams create lasting results through turn-key solutions and long-term stewardship of real estate and other assets. Grounded in a 100-year heritage of assured performance, CRC Companies is well known for our superior execution in planning, design, engineering, budgeting, construction, financing, operations, and asset management. With strong financial resources and a proven track record of assured performance, we provide a solid, stable foundation and a steady hand to support large and small projects and companies, domestic and international. For more information, please visit www.crccompanies.com.

About Clark Construction

Since its founding in 1906, Clark Construction has developed a reputation as one of the nation's most experienced and respected general contractors. With annual revenue in excess of $4 billion, Clark is consistently ranked among the country's largest construction companies. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Clark has regional offices that are strategically located to serve the needs of clients throughout the United States. Clark's projects have been successfully completed for both public and private clients under a variety of delivery methods, including general contracting, construction management, and design-build. For more information, visit www.clarkconstruction.com.