Charity Golf Tournament Raises Record $79,600

May 10, 2021 - Airport Community Partnerships raised a record $79,600 for the Construction Skills Training Center at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont during the 2021 CLT Charity Golf Tournament.

Nearly 50 companies, including American Airlines, WSP and Talbert, Bright & Ellington, sponsored the event, held May 3 at Ballantyne Country Club. The event followed CDC COVID-19 safety guidelines, including the wearing of masks, social distancing and sanitizing stations located in common areas. Donations can still be made at

Airport Community Partnerships (ACP) is comprised of companies that operate out of, are based in, or have business with Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The Airport and its business partners come together through the ACP to make a difference in the community.

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont provides employment and career services at no cost as well as customer service, construction and technology training to support individuals entering the workforce, building skills or changing careers. The Goodwill Construction Skills Training Center trains adults in specialized areas such as blueprint reading and estimating, HVAC/electrical and drone operation.