PGC Again Held Pioneer Cup 2017over 2 years
Donate More than IDR 111 Million For Community Scholarships
The community of golf players in PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), Prima Golf Club (PGC), again held a charity tournament for community scholarship around the mine. The tournament titled Pioneer Cup was held on Sunday (10/12), on the golf course of Tanjung Bara, Sangatta.
The tournament was participated by 18 teams, with a team of four players. Each team that participated the tournament was auctioned to other PGC members. From the auction activity, the committee managed to collect the scholarship fund of IDR 107,951,000. In addition to individual donations and other donations, the total PGC scholarship fund of 2017 was worth IDR 111,951,000.
PGC President Muhammad Rudy expressed his gratitude to the entire golfer who had contributed to the scholarship of children around KPC mining area. "I thank all the golfers who have donated for our children in Sangatta and surrounding areas," said Rudy, who also serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) KPC.
Furthermore, the funds collected by the golfer submitted by President PGC M Rudy, to the Chairman of PGC Scholarship Hendro 'Edo' Ichwanto. The handover was witnessed by KPC Management and the golfers who were present in that moment.
2017 is the 23rd year of Pioneer Cup activities since 1994 ago. Over the span of time, PGC has provided scholarships to 323 elementary school children to senior high school. They are not children of KPC employees and their contractors, but citizens of the general community of the North Sangatta, South Sangatta, Bengalon, Rantau Pulung and Teluk Pandan regions. Some of them have graduated and worked in various sectors. (*)