A123, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and systems is now an official sponsor of the inaugural LPGA Volvik Championship, which will be held May 23 – 29 at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor.
A123, which is headquartered in Livonia, Michiganm will be a presenting sponsor of the Pro-Am Tournament which takes place on Wednesday, May 25.
The Volvik Championship will support the University of Michigan’s location for the National Network of Depression Centers that houses the Military Support Programs and Networks. The MSPN provides pre- and post- deployment mental health support and treatment for military members, veterans, and their families.
In addition, the new tournament is predicted by organizers to have a $20-30 million economic impact for Southeastern Michigan.
“We are excited that A123 is in a strong position to support important events like this.” said Jason Forcier, CEO. “Seeing the economic benefit to the community brings us pride while demonstrating our commitment to helping those around us by supporting military veterans.”
For more information on the tournament, or to play in the Pro-Am, please go to www.volviklpga.com