BEVERLY HILLS, Mich., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) will host its 21st Annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 13, 2012, across three championship golf courses: Cherry Creek in Shelby Township, The Orchards in Washington Township and Twin Lakes in Oakland, MI.
Maintaining its position as Michigan's premier Hispanic golf outing, this year's event is chaired by Tony Brown, Group Vice President, Global Purchasing, Ford Motor Company and Vice Chair, Jerry Diez, Chairman and CEO of the Diez Group. The sold out affair will bring together 491 golfers and over 30 volunteers representing Hispanic suppliers and their automotive and corporate customers.
"Ford Motor Company supports this important event because it is the showcase that displays the size and strength of the Hispanic supplier community in Michigan," said Tony Brown, Group Vice President, Global Purchasing, Ford Motor Company. "The MHCC Golf Outing is also an excellent venue for suppliers to strengthen their existing customer relationships and offers opportunities to engage with new prospects. This is consistent with Ford's direction to promote the inclusion and growth of diverse suppliers in the supply chain."
The co-event sponsors for the 2012 MHCC Golf Outing are: Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and DTE Energy. Among other major sponsors are: ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks Americas, Capacity Transport, Comerica Bank, Delaco Steel Corp./The Diez Group, Dakkota Integrated Systems, General Motors, Kenwal Steel Corporation and Wayne Industries/Alco Transportation.
"The level of participation at the MHCC Golf Outing speaks to the importance of Hispanic business enterprises and the substantial economic contributions these suppliers make to the State of Michigan," said Jerry Diez, Golf Committee Vice Chair and member of the MHCC Board of Directors.
Founded in 1989 by Hispanic automotive suppliers and their OEM customers, the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting economic growth by enabling access to business opportunities in the supply chain and delivering services to develop enterprise capacity and scale.
SOURCE Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce