Blazer Electric Supply, Colorado Springs, Colo., along with its vendors and customers, held the “Blazer Blaze Benefit” golf tournament at Kings Deer Country Club in Monument, Colo., on Sept. 14. The tournament raised money for the Waldo Canyon fire victims and first responders involved in the June wildfire, which destroyed 346 homes and claimed two lives in Colorado Springs.
The $25,000 that Blazer Electric Supply, along with its vendors and customers, raised was split evenly between the Waldo Canyon Fire Victims Assistance Fund administered by Pikes Peak United Way and the Waldo Canyon Firefighters Fund administered by the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Generous support was received from Casey-Bergquist, Inc., a Denver-based manufacturers' representative, which was the $5,000 Title Sponsor.
Other major sponsors included Hubbell Inc., Southwire and Illumination Systems, Inc. Blazer Electric Supply has 70 employees at its branches in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Colo.