Total-Western Raises $30,000 for American Cancer Society and Surfrider Foundation in First Annual Charity Golf Tournament


“We are very grateful to everyone who participated in this special event and for their generosity. Whether it’s sponsoring the tournament, donating raffle prizes, volunteering or contributing individually, all of our sponsors and attendees were eager to support these two amazing nonprofits,” said Payman Farokhyar, Chairman of Total Western. “When it came to the disco theme, people gave it their all – we were so impressed! The wit and creativity gave the event a fun and energetic vibe, which is what we hoped to give off.”

The American Cancer Society is a national, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

“The American Cancer Society was honored to be one of the recipients of the Total-Western Golf Tournament,” said Kristyn Grime, associate director for the Western region of the ACS. “The funds raised during this event will benefit the Huntington Beach community through patient programs and services, lifesaving research and 24/7 support.”

Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit organization that has become one of the largest and most effective conservation organizations in the world. It provides boots on the ground to help clean up and protect oceans and beaches so coastal communities and local wildlife can thrive.

“Being honored alongside the American Cancer Society at this event was even more special and significant for our Chapter as we recently lost our longtime leader and mentor, Tony Soriano, to cancer,” said KC Fockler, Surfrider Huntington/Seal Beach Chapter Co-Chair. “Tony was a pioneer, spokesperson and active conservationist for Surfrider whose leadership will be sorely missed. We are grateful to have been part of this fantastic event so that we could honor him and others facing cancer.”

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Total-Western provides comprehensive design/build, manufacturing, operation and maintenance services to customers around the world. United States. The company was founded in 1972 and has six regional locations across California, Nevadaand Washington. On every job site, Total-Western implements its PASS program to ensure that every job is done with safety, quality, profitability and personal responsibility in mind.

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to free the world from cancer and to ensure that everyone has a fair and equal chance to prevent, detect, treat and survive cancer. The Society invests in lifesaving research, provides 24/7 information and support, and ensures that individuals in every community have access to cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

The Surfrider Foundation is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and enjoying our world’s ocean, waves and beaches for all through a powerful network of activists. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, Californiathe Surfrider Foundation now has over one million supporters, activists and members, with over 200 volunteer-run student chapters and clubs in the United States, and over 800 victories protecting our shores.

SOURCE Total West


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