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NIKE, Titleist, Kansas City Royals

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef, May 11, 2007.

  1. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Just got a call from my mother.....as some may know, I have a cousin and her family that live in Greensburg......A Titleist truck showed up this morning, and everyone on the golf team was getting specially fit for new Titleist clubs, bags, balls, hats, everything.

    NIKE is putting every graduating high school senior in Greensburg through college.......Bad thing is......Cousin's family just moved there 2 weeks ago, and the high school senior they have was staying back in their other town to finish out school.

    Kansas City Royals are sending a bunch of guys out to start rebuilding the high school baseball field.

    I know there is a separate thread on Greensburg, but I just wanted to highlight these 3 companies for doing a very good thing.


  2. Platyrhynchos

    Platyrhynchos Active Member

    Incredible. Just incredible.
  3. Shaggy

    Shaggy Guest

    Wow. Nike doing a great, great thing. They all are.
  4. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Guess now I'm going to have to start liking Nike.
  5. SixToe

    SixToe Well-Known Member

    The Coleman corporation, also based in Kansas, is supplying truckloads of lanterns, sleeping bags, tents and other equipment or gear for residents and workers.
  6. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Nice to see companies chipping in to help, even if they don't have the greatest history in the world. Class work by all.
  7. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Good stuff, there.
  8. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Don't mean to rain on the parade, but I really hope it's done more out of altruism than seeing the marketing coin they'll get from all the news plugs for "doing the right thing."
  9. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Honestly, that really doesn't matter to me. I hope they get plenty of good publicity. Now, exploiting it, OTOH, would feel dirty.
  10. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Doesn't matter to me a damn bit if these companies see some reward from this. Hell, they should.

    Sears and all those companies who support the Home Makeover show get pimped weekly. THEY'RE the ones in it for the marketing coin.
  11. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Same here, I could care less. They're doing something. That's better than nothing.

    Now where the hell is Home Depot and Lowe's?
  12. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    Excellent point, TBF. Companies doing well by doing good.

    Glad my son owns Nike stock.
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