National Golf Day Focuses on Disaster Relief and Conservation Easements

 National Golf Day Apr 2012

During the fifth annual National Golf Day on Wednesday, April 18, CMAA, in cooperation with its partners in the WE ARE GOLF  coalition, met with Members of Congress to share stories and data about golf’s diverse businesses, employees, tax revenue creation, tourism and charitable benefits and environmental leadership. CMAA was represented by Board Members, Damon DiOrio, CCM, CCE, and Tony D’Errico, CCM, CCE, and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Singerling, CCM. CMAA was involved in meetings with Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI), Congressman Joe Baca (D-CA) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) as well as the offices of Congressmen Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Richard Hanna (R-NY). The focus of the meetings was to thank and expand co-sponsor support for HR2718 and S1456, the Disaster Tax Act of 2011, and HR1964, the Conservation Easement Incentive Act.   more...