AC Golf Classic raises $450,000 for Teachers’ Treasures – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast
INDIANAPOLIS – June 21, 2022 – DuJuan McCoy, owner, president and CEO of Circle City Broadcasting (parent company of WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23) announced that the 10th Annual AC Golf Classic raised $450,000 for Teachers’ Treasures.
Since the first AC Golf Classic in 2013, athletes, coaches, educators, celebrities, and business and community leaders have helped raise nearly $3 million for Teachers’ Treasures, a non-profit golf store. ‘Indianapolis where teachers can get school supplies for students in need. Yesterday’s hugely successful event set a new fundraising record for Calhoun’s initiative.
“AC is the epitome of what WISH-TV stands for in our community, and he uses his platform selflessly to help those who need it most,” McCoy said. “10 years ago, without provocation, AC created this special event in partnership with exceptional community leaders. He had one goal in mind: to help make Indianapolis a better place. AC’s dedication has attracted the support of sports greats like Peyton Manning, Clark Kellogg, Jim Nantz, Frank Reich, Tamika Catchings, Mike Woodson, Matt Painter, current and former college and professional athletes. It even goes beyond sports with some of the most prominent and philanthropic business leaders in our community all taking part in this worthy event. Their support of AC is a testament to their selflessness and dedication to our community.
“I am so grateful to these celebrities and everyone who volunteered to help us raise money for Teachers‘ Treasures,” Calhoun said. “I am blessed to have a positive impact on this community and make a difference for youth education and inner city teachers.”
Under McCoy’s leadership, WISH-TV’s mantra has been Family and community oriented, with the specific mission of being Indiana’s education station.
Since 1998, Calhoun has led WISH-TV’s Emmy-winning coverage of the Colts, Pacers, Indianapolis 500, middle school and high school.
WISH-TV has set the standard for television excellence in central Indiana since 1954. The station was honored as “Television Station of the Year” by the Indiana Broadcasters Association, for its “Excellence global” by the Edward R. Murrow Awards, and as “Outstanding News Operation”, “Outstanding Weather Operation”, “Best Newscast” and “Best Website” by the Indiana Associated Press Broadcast Association. WISH-TV offers viewers 77 hours a week of local news and local programming and provides 24-hour information on its digital platforms. WISH-TV is locally owned and operated by Circle City Broadcasting, and is an affiliate of The CW network. The station serves more than one million homes.