FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Bruce Dye will receive his Red Coat this Sunday at the Mad Anthonys Red Coat Dinner.
The event will take place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum with dinner beginning at 6:45 p.m.
This year the Mad Anthonys Charity Classic for Children moved from June to August to coincide with the Web.com Hotel Fitness Championship.
The Red Coat Dinner starts things off on Sunday and the Mad Anthonys pro-am follows on Monday. Then the following Thursday the road to the PGA starts with the Hotel Fitness Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club.
About Bruce Dye
Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bruce Dye, has been instrumental in bringing high caliber golf to Fort Wayne. His companies have sponsored the Junior PGA Championship, Mad Anthony’s Charity Classic, USGA Girls’ Junior Championship and now the Hotel Fitness Championship.
Bruce founded and led Heritage Food Service Equipment for nearly 25 years until its sale in late 2011 to the Jordan Company, a New York-based private equity firm. Under his leadership, Heritage quickly became the largest privately held distributor of replacement parts for commercial foodservice equipment in the U.S., employing nearly 400 and boasting annual sales of more than $100 million.
As CEO of Brigadoon, Inc., parent company of Hotel Fitness, Bruce is committed to building a stronger community by investing in businesses, people and charitable causes. Born in Charlotte, NC, Bruce enjoys golfing, basketball, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
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