Mission Produce Hosts 9th Annual Philanthropic Golf Tournament
OXNARD, Calif. – Sept. 21, 2021 – Mission Produce, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVO) (“Mission” or the “Company”), the world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados, with additional offerings in mangos, hosted its much-anticipated 9th annual philanthropic golf tournament at the Moorpark Country Club in support of The Mission Foundation, which gives 100% of revenue from the event back to local charities, including the Ventura College Foundation Chappy Morris Scholarship Fund and Interface Children & Family Services. The tournament produced a strong turnout with 208 participants from the United States and Canada.
“We’re grateful for the impressive turnout this year, and to be able to bring the tradition back to our people and sponsors,” said Steve Barnard, Chief Executive Officer and Founder. “Fun is our first core value and events like this help us connect with our industry and give back to our local communities while staying true to our values.”
This year, Mission raised $125K from 38 sponsors, many of whom have sponsored from the very beginning. The 3-course, 27-hole tournament hosted multiple winners for the day.
1st Place – Pablo’s Produce
2nd Place – BM2 Freight Services
3rd Place – Gibbs International
“We want to thank all of our sponsors and teams for coming out for a day of fun to raise money for local charities,” added Barnard. Following the tournament, Mission hosted a banquet with raffles, prizes and recognition of the day’s top performers.
To learn more about The Mission Foundation and supported causes, visit www.missionproduce.com/our-community.