High Hopes Development Center presented the 15th Annual Giving on the Green Golf Tournament on May 21, 2018 at the historic Brentwood Country Club.


Giving on the Green is one of the major fundraisers held each year by High Hopes, the 501(c)3 non-profit inclusive preschool and pediatric therapy clinic. This year’s golf tournament chairs, Ricky Scott and Milton Bartley, were the impetus for a full field of players for the four-person scramble raising over $75,000. The funds raised will give hope to more children with special needs by supporting the educational and therapeutic programs offered by High Hopes.

The 2018 presenting sponsors were American Constructors and Butch & Sonia Hoover. Franklin American Mortgage served as Eagle Sponsor with A Step Ahead as Birdie Sponsor. Fairway Sponsors were Franklin Synergy Bank, InfoWorks, Nashville Rubber and Gasket, and STAR Physical Therapy. Greens sponsors this year include: Barlow Builders, Bottorf Law, Brentwood Children’s Clinic, Christopher Lee, First Tennessee Music Industry Group, Industrial Machine and Tool Co., John Hancock Investments, The Kingston Group, Linda’s Quick Stop #2, Martin and Zerfoss Insurance, Lance Pritchett, Mighty Oak Builders, Philip Brown, Hank and Robbie Davis, Sarah Boone of Neal Clayton Realtors, Uncle Classic Barbershop, Vertek Solutions, Lance Maliszewski, Melanie Anderson, and Westerly Construction. Giving on the Green 19th Hole sponsors were 1st Franklin Financial, Barnsley Resort, and Lee Company. Hole sponsors were Accuworks, Enterprise Solutions, Group Benefit Systems, Infinity Events & Catering, Ned and Missy Michaels, Metro Carpets, Spencer Mill Woodworks, Reid and Leitner Law Group, and Lumberman’s Wholesale Distributors. Andrews Cadillac provided prizes for the Hole-In-One-Contest, while food and beverage were provided by Ajax Turner, Buffalo Wings and Rings, Costco Wholesale, Czann’s, Edley’s Bar-B-Que, ImageQuest, IveyCake, Lipman, Jonathan’s Grille, and Publix.

High Hopes Development Center gives children of all intellectual, physical, and mental abilities the opportunity to learn and grow together in an environment that provides a strong foundation for future academic and social success.


High Hopes Development Center is a 33-year old non-profit organization that loves, nurtures, and educates children with two integrated programs helping each child reach their maximum potential.  Children ages 6 weeks to Pre-K, with and without special needs, are educated together in inclusive preschool classrooms by a team of experienced teachers supporting the individual needs of each child.   High Hopes also offers an on-site pediatric therapy clinic, allowing children with special needs to receive their needed therapy services during the preschool day. High Hopes is truly unique in the way that children with and without special needs such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and various developmental delays play, learn, and grow together every day. The outpatient pediatric therapy clinic provides occupational, speech, physical and feeding therapies to children from birth to 21 years. High Hopes gives children of all intellectual, physical and mental abilities the opportunity to learn and grow together in an environment that provides a strong foundation for future academic and social success. The mission of High Hopes Development Center is to equip children, youth, and their families with the skills necessary to achieve success through education, therapeutic services, and loving support.

For more information, visit www.highhopesforkids.org.