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The Jordan Company Returns as Gold Medal Sponsor of Golden Oars Awards Celebrating Excellence in Rowing
October 03, 2012
PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing and the National Rowing Foundation are pleased to announce The Jordan Company has returned as a Gold Medal Sponsor of the 2012 Golden Oars Awards Dinner. The dinner, to be held Wednesday, November 14 at the New York Athletic Club in New York City, will celebrate excellence in rowing for 2012 and serves as a fundraiser for the U.S. national team, America Rows and USRowing adaptive programs.
“The support of The Jordan Company is very important to USRowing and we thank them for returning to Golden Oars for the second year,” said USRowing Chief Executive Officer Glenn Merry. “As a result of their support, our national teams are able to continue on their path to success and we are able to make enhancements to America Rows and our adaptive programs. We all look forward to gathering in November to recognize the great accomplishments of our athletes.”
The Golden Oars Awards Dinner will recognize top individuals in the sport including USRowing Medal winner Stan Pocock; USRowing Athlete of the Year, Glenn Ochal and Oksana Masters, as well as the Fan’s Choice Award winners, nominated and voted on by the rowing community. Ticket sales and event information can be found at http://usrowing.tix.com.
About The Jordan Company
The Jordan Company (www.thejordancompany.com) founded in 1982, is a middle-market private equity firm with over $5 billion of committed capital assets under management and a 30-year track record of investing in and contributing to the growth of many businesses across a wide range of industries. The senior investment team has been investing together for over 20 years and they are supported by the Operations Management Group which was established in 1988 to initiate and support operational improvements in portfolio companies. Headquartered in New York, The Jordan Company also has offices in Chicago and Shanghai.
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing’s official suppliers include Boathouse Sports, Vespoli, WinTech, Filippi, Croker Oars, Rudy Project, Concept2, Nielsen Kellerman, PowerHTV and Ludus Tours. USRowing also receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners ANXeBusiness Corp, Voxer, EZ Dock, EMCVenues and Whole Foods. For more information, visit www.usrowing.org. The USRowing National Team program relies on strong partnerships to enable continued success. New opportunities exist to support the teams through the next quadrennial, culminating with the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. America Rows, which supports diversity in rowing and the USRowing adaptive programs also benefit from corporate support. For more information, please contact Beth Kohl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the National Rowing Foundation
Founded in 1966, the National Rowing Foundation's mission is to support athletes who pursue excellence in the sport of rowing with the primary goal of promoting the United States' participation in international competitions, provide for the preservation of rowing history and manage the National Rowing Hall of Fame. For more information about the NRF please visit www.natrowing.org.