Ruiz 4 Kids, a non-profit organization formed by Team Members of Ruiz Foods, awarded $203,000 in scholarships to nearly two hundred 2012 graduating high school seniors.The monies were raised during the 26th Annual Louis F. Ruiz Golf Invitational held at the Valley Oaks Golf Course in California.
“It was a fabulous day,” comments Kim Ruiz Beck, Chairman, Ruiz Foods Products, Inc. and President, Ruiz 4 Kids.”We had nearly 250 golfers comprised of key vendors and suppliers, proud Ruiz Team Member volunteers, and a grand prize trip to the 2012 Indianapolis 500 that was returned to raise even more money.It was a day that truly represented what giving back to the community means to everyone affiliated with Ruiz Foods.”
In addition to graduating high school seniors, college students currently enrolled in a Food Science Program are encouraged to apply for a special annual Louis F. Ruiz Memorial Scholarship.This year, the recipient attends California State University, Fresno.
Since the first Golf Invitational, Ruiz 4 Kids has awarded over 1.5 million dollars in scholarships.Participants include a variety of Ruiz Foods vendors, suppliers and supporters.
For more information about Ruiz 4 Kids scholarship please visit their website.
Posted by Ann Chen