Pepsico to host charity golf tournament

The Pepsi Friendship Golf Tournament 2009 will be held at Long Thanh golf course, Dong Nai Province on December 18 to raise money for provinces along Truong Son Road.

Pepsico representatives pay a visit to poor children in Quang Nam Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Organized by Pepsico Vietnam, the event aims to raise funds to build an infirmary in the impoverished commune of Ia Dom, Duc Co District, in the Central Highland’s province of Gia Lai. Proceeds from the tournament will also go towards a program called “Nghia Tinh Truong Son” (Sentimental Attachment to Truong Son Road) supported by Sai Gon Giai Phong.

Pham Phu Ngoc Trai, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico Indochina turned deputy chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Golf Association and Management Broad, said the 8th annual event also aims to express gratitude to the company’s customers and partners.

The tournament is expected to attract around 240 local and foreign golfers.

Pepsico Vietnam also recently announced it will donate VND5 billion for education, health and community care activities in provinces along Truong Son Road from 2009-2013.

By H.G, translated by C.Dung

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