McGladrey's 'Birdies Fore Love' will benefit Bethany


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Posted Online: Sept. 03, 2013, 10:39 am
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Press release submitted by Bethany for Children & Families


Davenport, Iowa– On Wednesday, September 4, at 9:30 a.m. Bethany for Children & Families will offer toemployees of McGladrey LLP's Davenport offices an opportunity to tour the agency's Give Kids a Smile mobile dental clinic, a 38 foot bus that provides dental care to area children in need. Employees in the Mississippi Plaza building and surrounding businesses are also welcome to attend.
The event is the kick-off to McGladrey's participation in Birdies Fore Love, a birdie-pledge drive that is part of the McGladrey Classic golf tournament which will take place November 4th through 10th in St. Simmons Island, Georgia.
McGladrey's Davenport office selected Bethany for Children & Families to be a participant in "Birdies Fore Love" to make sure that the charitable funds are used to help children and families. The Give Kids a Smile program "takes this dental service right to the children, at school!" said Monica Smith, Technology Services Senior Consultant.
Jenny Hager, Vice President of Development and Marketing for Bethany for Children & Families, said, "We are delighted to have the opportunity to show McGladrey employees how we serve area children on our Give Kids a Smile bus! It is with the help of community partners like McGladrey that we are able to bring dental care to underserved children in our area."
Bethany for Children & Families is a non-profit child welfare and social services agency with offices in the Illinois and Iowa Quad Cities. For more information, visit www.bethany-qc.org. McGladrey LLP is the leading U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 6,700 people in 75 cities nationwide. McGladrey is a licensed CPA firm and serves clients around the world through RSM International, a global network of independent assurance, tax and consulting firms.


















 




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