Second Annual FORTRUST Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament

Fundraiser to benefit KidsTek and Ronald McDonald House of Denver

Denver, Colorado, UNITED STATES

DENVER, May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FORTRUST has announced the 2nd Annual Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament. The charity event will be held on July 17, 2017 at the Colorado Golf Club, a championship course that was named one of the world’s top 10 new courses in 2007 by T&L Golf.

The FORTRUST Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament will benefit KidsTek and the Ronald McDonald House of Denver. In 2016, the inaugural event raised more than $100k for the children’s charities.

The popular fundraiser is a testament to FORTRUST’s commitment to giving back to the Colorado community. “At FORTRUST, we’re honored to support children’s causes like KidsTek and Ronald McDonald House,” says Robert D. McClary, COO at FORTRUST. “With the Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament, we have the opportunity to help children and their families in a time of need, as well as support STEM initiatives for kids who are interested in technology.”

"FORTRUST has been a strong supporter of KidsTek for many years,” says Richard Liner, Executive Director at KidsTek. “In addition to financial support, they’ve given their time and expertise to help kids build a future in technology. The Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament allows others in the Colorado community to join them in supporting children who are interested in technology. This kind of assistance can make a real difference in a child’s life.” 

“We are grateful to those who help us serve families in need at Ronald McDonald House of Denver,” says Pam Whitaker, Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House of Denver. “The funds raised at last year’s Champions for Children Charity Golf Tournament touched many lives. We’re thankful to FORTRUST and the Colorado community for their continued support.”

Sturgeon Electric will be the presenting sponsor at this year’s event. Sturgeon Electric is FORTRUST’s strategic partner in mission critical electrical distribution systems for their data centers. Sturgeon Electric has been a full-service provider of electrical construction services throughout the Western United States since 1912.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Participation is open to single and team players.  For more information on the event, see

2nd Annual Champions for Children
Colorado Gulf Club
8000 Preservation Trail
Parker, CO 80134
Date: July 17, 2017
Time: 10 AM Shotgun
Format: Scramble

FORTRUST is one of the most progressive high-availability data center services providers in North America, serving clients across the globe who depend on colocation services for a critical lifeline of their business. FORTRUST Denver is the largest data center in the region with over 300,000 square feet and 34 megawatts of data center capacity. FORTRUST offers agile, reliable, sustainable and secure raised floor and modular data center capacity for any-size enterprise supported by optimal power infrastructure and connectivity to safeguard mission-critical business services.

About KidsTek 
KidsTek is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Denver, Colorado. Since 2000, KidsTek has aimed to increase the technology literacy of students at Colorado's highest-needs schools through innovative after school, project based enrichment programs, and in-school technical certification programs. KidsTek provides an extensive technology curriculum for host schools with the goal of providing the tools for long-term academic and career success. For more information on KidsTek, please call (303) 818-1474 or visit

About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver, Inc.
Since 1979, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver has been keeping families with sick children close to each other and the care and resources that they need.  Over the years, two Houses – one in Denver and in Aurora – have been a “home-away-from-home” for tens of thousands of families in need.  As pioneers of providing family-centered care, RMHC strives to be part of the solution in improving the lives of children and their families, providing programs that strengthen families during difficult times.


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