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Golf Classic To Benefit Meals On Wheels

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Every year for the last 17 years, the Cathedral Foundation of Jacksonville, Inc. has held a Golf Classic to benefit Meals on Wheels, and thousands of people will be fed by this generous donation alone.

Meals on Wheels in Jacksonville, a service supported by the Cathedral Foundation of Jacksonville, Inc. (CFI) delivers meals fives days a week, and even seven days a week to especially frail elders. Last year alone Meals on Wheels delivered over 270,150 hot, nutritious meals to homebound and often disabled people.

Finial Builders, Inc., a premier remodeling firm, has signed on to be the Title Sponsor for the 18th Annual Cathedral Foundation Golf Classic to Benefit Meals on Wheels.

The sponsorship Finial Builders, Inc. and K.C. Petroleum, Inc. have given to Meals on Wheels will help the Cathedral Foundation to continue the services that keeps thousands of people everyday. With over 500 people on the waiting list for a meal, Finial Builders and KC Petroleum, Inc. have provided a generous gift to many frail and homebound seniors in the Jacksonville community.

Jacksonville Jaguar Derek Landri has signed on to be the featured personality at the 18th Annual Cathedral Foundation Golf Classic to Benefit Meals on Wheels. Channel 4's Nikki Preede will serve as emcee for the event. Preede is the morning reporter at WJXT. Landri, a defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars who became one of Sports Illustrated?s ?Top 10 Draft Steals? of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played football for De La Salle High School where he was the third player ever to receive California Player of the Year honors.

The Cathedral Foundation of Jacksonville, Inc. is proud of have the top lineman as the featured personality for the Golf Classic, which will be held on Monday, October 13, 2008 at Deerwood Country Club.

For more information on the Golf Classic, visit: http://golf.urbanjacksonville.org/.