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Petra’s Hope in One Charity Golf Tournament Provides Community Support

10/13/2016 08:45:00 PM

EDMOND, Okla. — Petra Industries, the consumer electronic industry’s accessory authority, is pleased to announce that it’s 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held on October 6 raised $70,000 to support Whiz Kids and Mercy Multiplied.

"Giving back to the community is one of the cornerstones of any successful business, and Hope-in-One is a great example of that," said Petra founder and CEO Bill Stewart. "I'm proud to say that it's been another successful year for the tournament, and I'm thankful for the support of our vendors and partners who helped make it happen."

More than 70 of Petra’s vendors and partners participated in this year’s event. The festivities began on Wednesday, October 5, with a cocktail reception and Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament at Topgolf Oklahoma City. The following day participants hit the links at Oak Tree Country Club for a shotgun-start best-ball scramble. The festivities concluded with a luncheon for all attendees, where prizes were awarded for best team score, longest drive, longest putt and closest-to-the-pin competitions on designated holes.

Near the conclusion of the event, participants were privileged to hear personal and inspirational testimonials from alumni of Whiz Kids and Mercy Multiplied. Their moving messages conveyed the positive impact that these programs have on the community to all in attendance. 

Petra would like to thank its many generous sponsors for the event, including Absolut Sales & Marketing, Pioneer, P3 International Corporation, Motorola, Stanley Black & Decker, Sennheiser Electronic Corp, Clarion, Bank of Oklahoma, Koss Corporation, Midland, Paycom, CTPG-NAPCO, NAXA Electronics, Wilson Electronics, Fed Ex, Lambro Industries, Royal, Garmin International, Nortek Security & Control, Allsop, SiriusXM, BIC America, BHC, NSC Marketing Group, AAMP of America, Abbott Rubber Company, Merrill Lynch, Dual Electronics Corp, SuperGlue Corp/Pacer Technology, DataComm Electronics, Metra Electronics Corporation, Market Solutions Inc, GSM Outdoors, WirthCo Engineering Co, Allegiance Credit Union, znitro, CommerceHub, Lenmar Enterprises, Hangman Products, SureCall, Peerless-AV, Dane-Elec Corp., American Music, OmniMount, IC Intracom, Pelican Products, Sooner Lift Inc, Whistler, DPI, Atrend, AudioVox Accessories, Swann, Cobra Electronics, Deflecto LLC, VTech Communications, Voxx Accessories Group, Conair, Pratt (Love Box) LLC, OEM and SDI Technologies.

 About Petra

Representing more than 500 leading brands, Petra is the industry’s accessory authority. They connect tens of thousands of top name-brand products with tens of thousands of retail partners. Petra knows that retailers rely on accessories to increase margin. Accessories for mobile devices; connected home accessories; automotive accessories; audio/video accessories; appliance connection accessories—all of the most sought after add-ons for every category of consumer electronics are stocked at Petra’s massive distribution center. The company was founded in 1985 with a focus on and passion for accessories. Today, Petra is so much more: serving every segment of retail with the hottest products. Petra is a member of CEA, CEDIA CTIA and NACS. For more information on Petra, visit www.petra.com or call 1-800-443-6975.

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