OHL Foundation Raises $20,000 for Local Nashville Charity

May 26, 2015, 08:00 ET from OHL

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OHL, a leading global third party logistics company (3PL), hosted its Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Vanderbilt Legends Golf Club in Franklin, TN. The tournament raised money for OHL's nonprofit organization the OHL Foundation, which works with organizations in the Greater Nashville Area focused on youth and education. Youth Villages, one of the OHL Foundation's sponsored charities, was the benefactor. Youth Villages works with emotionally and behaviorally troubled young people with a mission of helping children and families live successfully.  Building on the success of the Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament, OHL Foundation presented a $20,000 check to Youth Villages, which will be used to support the 3 group homes operated by Youth Villages in the Nashville area.

Over 130 golfers from 12 different states turned out for the event. Players included OHL employees, OHL vendors, and sponsors. The tournament kicked off with a breakfast and included a full round of 18 holes sponsored by OHL Vendors and local companies. Throughout the course, there were a total of 6 contest holes and a putting contest, all sponsored by OHL Vendors and local companies.

OHL's EVP of HR, Procurement, and Strategic Projects Hoyt Fitzsimmons stated, "OHL is committed to giving back to a community that gives so much to our over 1,200 employees in the greater Nashville area. Youth Villages has been one of OHL's sponsored charities for the past 4 years. We look forward to continuing to work with an organization that is making such an impact in the Nashville community."

Sponsors for the event included: Quest Diagnostics, Mid Atlantic Equipment Company, CISCO Systems, EMC, Bailey Company, CCA Financial, SMX Staffing, UnitedHealthcare, HTS Landstar, RW Baird, ONIN Staffing, Tennant Company, Sunbelt Rentals, Brauer Equipment, Complete Power Systems, Engineered Products, Cubiscan, Speedrack, Storage Solutions, Long Reach Attachments, Luckey Installations, Ryder Trucks and Leasing, Carolina Handling, Staffmark Staffing, Equipment Depot, Prosys Systems, and Allstate Benefits 

About OHL

OHL is one of the largest 3PLs in the world, providing integrated global supply chain management solutions including transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. OHL operates more than 130 value-added distribution centers, offers comprehensive transportation management services, employs over 10,000, and has 34 brokerage and agent offices worldwide. OHL has expertise in efulfillment, serves a wide range of business sectors from specialty retail to manufacturing and specializes in the textiles and apparel, footwear, electronics, retail, printing, healthcare, food and beverage and consumer packaged goods industries. www.ohl.com

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