President Of The Castleton Group Named To Board Of Directors For National Fundraiser

From: MMI ASSOCIATES, INC.
Published: Mon Jul 09 2007


Suzanne Clifton, president of The Castleton Group, a full-service professional employer organization specializing in human resources outsourcing, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic. As a board member, Clifton will provide strategic council and direction for the planning of the event and work to fulfill the objectives and mission of The V Foundation in order to raise significant funds for cancer research. The V Foundation, which was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, has raised more than $60 million and funded cancer research in 37 states and the District of Columbia. The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic, now in its 14th year, has raised more than $12 million in the fight against cancer. The event will be held at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst on August 24-26.

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News Facts:
Suzanne Clifton, president of The Castleton Group, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic.
As a board member, Clifton will provide strategic council and direction for the planning of the event and work to fulfill the objectives and mission of The V Foundation in order to raise significant funds for cancer research.
The V Foundation, which was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, has raised more than $60 million and funded cancer research in 37 states and the District of Columbia.
The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic, now in its 14th year, has raised more than $12 million in the fight against cancer.
The event will be held at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst on August 24-26.

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"The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic is a momentous event in our community and a major source of funding for cancer research," said Clifton. "This is a board and event that is close to my heart because of my own personal struggles and I am truly honored to have a chance to work with other business owners and cancer awareness advocates in the fight against this disease."

About The V Foundation for Cancer Research:
The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator. Since 1993, the Foundation has raised more than $60 million to fund cancer research grants nationwide. It awards 100 percent of all new direct cash donations and net proceeds of events directly to cancer research and related programs. The Foundation, which has received four consecutive top 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator, awards grants through a competitive awards process strictly supervised by a Scientific Review Committee. For more information on The V Foundation or to make a donation, please visit www.jimmyv.org.

About Suzanne Clifton:
Suzanne Clifton is a native North Carolinian with 25 years of experience in the Human Resources/ Staffing industry and 20 years of diversified management experience. She is the President of The Castleton Group, a full service Professional Employer Organization (PEO), located in Raleigh, comprising experts from every area of employer risk management including: Human Resources Administration, Regulatory Compliance Management, Fortune 500 Benefit Packages and Payroll Management. Suzanne is also the President of The Executive Staffing Group (ESG), one of the region's most respected businesses. Both The Castleton Group and ESG have been recognized among the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal. ESG has been ranked one of the seventeen hottest businesses by Entrepreneur magazine, is an Inc. 500 recipient, and has been designated as a Blue Chip Enterprise. For more information please call 1-800-851-8158 or visit the Web site at http://www.castletongroup.com.

About The Castleton Group:
The Castleton Group is a full service Professional Employer Organization specializing in human resources outsourcing. As the sister company of The Executive Staffing Group, The Castleton Group provides human resources administration, regulatory compliance management, human capital management, risk assessment, benefits administration, customized training and payroll outsourcing. The Castleton Group works with business owners to improve profitability by increasing employee productivity, leverage technology to reduce time spent on employee administration, reduce employment liability, and reduce labor costs. The firm is committed to excellence in human resources management and is considered one of the top PEO's in the nation. In 2005, The Castleton Group was recognized among the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information please call 1-800-851-8158 or visit the Web site at http://www.castletongroup.com.

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MMI Associates, Inc.
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