On Saturday, November 4th, Better Car People stepped up to the tee to sponsor and participate in the inaugural Have a Heart Golf Tournament, in honor of Officer Paul Perrette whose life was taken as a result of a motorcycle accident on August 19th, 2017.
This event was personal for Better Car People’s Director of Marketing, Stuart Richardson, as he experienced the loss of a family member in law enforcement in 2013. When asked about the Have a Heart Golf Tournament, Richardson says, “This event hit home more than most golf tournaments. My uncle, Lieutenant Stanley Klingenschmidt, was killed in 2013 in a motorcycle crash while escorting other motorcycle riders who were participating in a Special Olympics benefit ride. I did not know Officer Perrette directly, but I know the feelings of emptiness when a hero is taken too soon. I’m thankful that our company was able to give back and support our local officers who sacrifice daily to preserve our safety and protect our communities.”
The Have a Heart Golf Tournament helps raise awareness and funds to provide support and financial assistance to law enforcement families and immediate family members who are faced with medical or financial crisis.