• immixGroup Foundation’s Eleventh Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises $125,000 For Cancer Research

    More Than $1.2 Million Donated for Cancer Research and Clinical Training at Johns Hopkins

    McLean, Va, Wednesday, October 14, 2015–The immixGroup Foundation announced today it has raised $125,000 to support cancer research, education, and patient care at Johns Hopkins. The foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with immixGroup, Inc. immixGroup, an Arrow company, helps technology companies do business with the government.

    Proceeds from the immixGroup Foundation’s Eleventh Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held at Lansdowne Resort on October 7, brought the total cumulative amount raised on behalf of Johns Hopkins to more than $1,250,000.

    These proceeds will fund the immixGroup Foundation Surgical Oncology Fellowship in the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins. The fellowship, launched by the immixGroup Foundation in 2009, provides funding for an individual post-doctoral research fellow and equips him or her with the skills to become a leader in the field of academic surgical oncology. This two-year program incorporates a year of clinical training followed by a year dedicated to cancer research. To learn more about the fellowship and the fellow supported, watch this video developed by Johns Hopkins.

    Year after year, the immixGroup Foundation Charity Golf Tournament continues to benefit from the strong support of the government technology community and local businesses. Top-level sponsorship support came from Aruba Networks, Brocade, Cisco, Fortinet, Intel Security, NetScout, and Red Hat.

    Additional sponsors included:

    • Avaya
    • Cassaday & Company
    • CDWG
    • Citrix
    • DLT
    • EMC
    • Grant Thornton
    • Iron Bow Technologies
    • ISM
    • Jeckil Promotions Inc.
    • Jeff & Jacky Copeland
    • Joelle Group
    • Jones Lang LaSalle
    • KBZ
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • Raymond James & Associates
    • RedSeal
    • Topdown
    • Trustwave
    • Welter Law Firm

    More than 100 local businesses and individuals also contributed gift certificates, vacations, golf products, and other items which were auctioned or raffled during a reception following the tournament.

    “As the Program Directors of the Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Dr. Weiss and myself sincerely thank immixGroup for their unbelievable generosity over the years,” said Dr. Timothy M. Pawlik, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at Johns Hopkins. “Through the incredible kindness and philanthropy of immixGroup, a generation of young surgeons have had the opportunity to blossom. The golf tournament fundraiser provided critical funds to support the fellows in their clinical training, as well as allowed them the time and resources to pursue critical research projects that will help innumerable future patients. The Johns Hopkins Surgical Oncology program is incredibly indebted to immixGroup’s generosity and all of us are very grateful.”  

    For more information about the Surgical Oncology division at Johns Hopkins, please visit www.hopkinsmedicine.org/surgery/div/general_surgery/. For more information on the immixGroup Foundation Charity Golf Tournament, please visit www.immixgroup.com/charitygolf. To view pictures from the tournament, please visit immixGroup’s Facebook page.

    About immixGroup, Inc.

    immixGroup, an Arrow company, is a value-added distributor that helps technology companies do business with the government. immixGroup enables IT manufacturers and solution providers to grow their public sector business and accelerate the sales cycle. Since 1997, immixGroup has delivered the specialized resources and expertise these companies need to increase their revenue, support their demand creators, and operate efficiently in the complex public sector IT market. Government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels trust immixGroup to provide reliable access to a wide range of enterprise software and hardware products through their preferred contracts and business partners. For more information, contact immixGroup, Inc. at 703.752.0610, via email at info@immixgroup.com, or on the Web at www.immixgroup.com.

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