Findlay Automotive partners with Cox Charities to generate $50,000 for local nonprofits

October 16th, 2018 by

Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation and Create a Change Now each received $25,000 from Cox Charities at the annual Cox Charities Golf Tournament. Pictured, from left: Cox VP and Las Vegas Market Leader Michael Bolognini; Adrian Bernal, tournament co-chair; Jeff Gordon, President/CEO, Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation; Tyler Corder, CFO, Findlay Automotive Group, the tournament’s presenting sponsor; Melissa Blynn, executive director, Create A Change Now; Alan Livengood, tournament co-chair and Cox Senior VP and Region Manager John Wolfe.

The annual Cox Charities golf tournament teamed up with Findlay Automotive Group Oct. 12 at TPC Summerlin golf course and generated $50,000 in funds for a pair of charities: Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation and Create a Change Now.

Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, NCCF, provides more than 45 programs and services at no cost to pediatric and adult patients and their families in Southern Nevada. The goal of the local nonprofit is to improve the quality of life for critically ill children, their families and adults touched by cancer. Further information can be found by visiting www.nvccf.org.

Create a Change Now is a nonprofit organization committed to educating and empowering children and their families by providing the resources needed to fight childhood obesity and related diseases to live happier, healthier and more productive lives. Further information can be found at www.createachangenow.org/

Cox Charities is an employee funded and managed organization that began in 2007. It has awarded more than $1.7 million in charitable grants to over 100 diverse nonprofit organizations/agencies that serve children/families, education/STEAM and diversity.

A total of 140 golfers participated in the event tournament.

For further information or to request a Cox Charities grant, visit www.coxcharitieslv.com.

Findlay Automotive Group CFO Tyler Corder praised the partnership with Cox Charities.

“We’ve been the presenting sponsor of the Cox Charities golf tournament for several years,” Corder said. “Each year we’ve been able to support local charities with large donations. This year was especially rewarding as we supported two of my favorite charities, the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation and Create a Change Now.

“Our partnership with Cox is a natural fit because both of our companies are very strongly committed to the community.”

Findlay Automotive Group, which was the presenting sponsor of the event, was founded in 1961 by the late Pete Findlay. The company is now comprised of 32 automobile dealerships in Nevada, Utah, California, Idaho, Oregon and Arizona with a 33rd dealership – Findlay Mazda – n ow under construction next to Findlay Audi in the Valley Automall in Henderson.

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