Hope in One Charity Golf Tournament Report

By Eric Schwartz
Published on: October 4, 2019

Petra Raises $120,000 at 21st Annual Hope In One Charity Golf Tournament for Deserving Organizations

Petra Industries celebrated their 21st annual Petra Hope in One Charity Golf Tournament held on October 3 at Oak Tree Country Club in Edmond, OK. This year’s event raised $120,000 for the two chosen charity organizations, Whiz Kids of Oklahoma and Mercy Multiplied.

Hope in One has seen exponential growth in the two decades since its inception. Cumulatively, Hope in One has raised more than $1 million, with $240,000 being raised in only the last two years.

“Every year, we’re excited to see how Hope In One continues to impact our community, and beyond. Through Hope In One we are able to come together to serve a higher purpose, and it continues to thrill and humble me that we’ve seen another successful year that will impact the lives of those today and for generations to come,” said Petra Founder and CEO Bill Stewart.

Petra CEO & Founder Bill Stewart & his wife Cindy Stewart present checks to Whiz Kids of Oklahoma & Mercy Multiplied in the amount of $60,000 each to their organizations during the 21st annual Petra Hope in One Charity Golf Tournament.
(Pictured left to right: Lexi Angstadt, Lauren Hobar, Bill Stewart, Cindy Stewart, Baruc Lara, Britanie Ramirez. Not pictured: Nancy Alcorn)

Whiz Kids of Oklahoma is a non-profit that inspires schools, churches and community partners who feel called to support our city’s most vulnerable and empowers them to be difference-makers in the lives of children at-risk for school failure.

Mercy Multiplied is an international nonprofit Christian organization that helps young women break free from life-controlling issues and situations. They aim to help young women escape destructive cycles and discover purpose for their lives.

WINNERS -1ST PLACE | Michael Donaghy, John Hopkins, Damon Shanahan, and Steve Lawson accept their first-place trophies at the 21st annual Petra Hope In One Charity Golf Tournament.

JD Davis, EVP Sales for The Whistler Group, participates in the brand-new game “Shot in the Dark” unveiled at the 21st annual Petra Hope In One Charity Golf Tournament. Players chipped into various sized hula hoops to earn as many points as possible.


About Petra

Petra is the industry’s consumer technology authority—distributing products for more than 800 brands. They bring tens of thousands of top name-brand products to tens of thousands of retail/e-tail partners. Founded in 1985 with a focus on and passion for accessories, today, Petra serves markets with products from categories like smart home tech, gaming, outdoor tech and more. The most sought-after hardware and add-ons in consumer technology are stocked at Petra’s 525,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art distribution center and are distributed all over the country. Petra is a member of CTA and CEDIA. For more information on Petra, visit www.petra.com or call 1-800-443-6975. The Right Distributor Changes Everything.™



Eric Schwartz

Eric Schwartz

Eric is the founder of Catapult Communications, offering brand awareness and sales strategies to strengthen clients' go-to-market offerings. He is also the co-founder and publisher of Technology Designer Magazine, Website and e-newsletter. Presently a Consultant to CTA’s i3 Magazine. Past recipient of The Torch of Liberty Award by the ADL. Eric also Co-chairs the Annual ADL Consumer Technology Dinner. Launched CEWEEK, an event for innovative companies to meet the press, retailers and investment community. Eric, also launched Future Vision which was an Executive Level event designed to build relationships that yield future business.

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