Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties Prepares for The 15th Annual Big Taste and Big Tournament
For Immediate Release
Contact: Kara Thornberry
Stuart, FL (February 28, 2011)- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Inc is excited to present the 15th Annual Big Taste and Big Tournament! The venue has changed to The Evergreen Club in Palm City, and the big day is set for April 5th, 2011 at 5:00pm.
The Big Taste, sometimes referred to as The Taste of Martin County or A Taste of Martin County’s Best, showcases local restaurants, caterers, food wine and beer vendors and offers attendees a “taste” of what everyone has to offer. Restaurants compete for votes from attendees in each of the six categories: Best Soup, Best Salad, Best Appetizer, Best Entrée, Best Dessert and Best Presentation. New this year will be a Best Beer category with the addition of a Beer Garden to the event. Fox Wackeen is proudly sponsoring this year.
The Big Taste is preceded by The Big Tournament, sponsored by Bayview Construction, is a fantastic golf tournament kicking off at high noon with a shotgun start. Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place foursomes as well as closest-to–the-pin and hole-in-one prizes.
Both events are hosted by The Evergreen Club which gives local patrons an opportunity to enjoy this dazzling private golf club nestled in Palm City. Rick Zipsir, Chief Operating Officer of The Evergreen Club is looking forward to the “Big” day. “We’re thrilled to host The Big Taste for Big Brothers Big Sisters this year,” he said. “We’re looking forward to a great time!”
“The Big Taste and Tournament are always our “Biggest” events,” said William Bee, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. “We encourage everyone to buy their tickets early! This year we are offering online ticket sales and registration- visit www.thebigtaste.net or www.thebigtournament.com to sign up!”
Tickets are available in advance for $30 each or two for $50 and can be purchased online and at the BBBS office at 5033 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart FL 34997. Tickets will be available at the door for $40 per person.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
BBBS provides at-risk children ages 6-18 with volunteer mentors who serve as positive role models. Since 1986, the organization has provided mentors to children in Martin County and since July 2010 in Palm Beach County. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recognized the Martin County organization in 2007 as one of the 35 best performing agencies nationwide. BBBSA recognized CEO Bill Bee as “CEO of the Year – Small Agency Category” in 2007. South Florida Business Leader Magazine ranked BBBS Martin County in 2009 and again in 2010 as one of the top 100 South Florida small businesses. Visit www.MentorBig.org to learn more.