Preston, Maryland - In early October, the employees at Choptank Transport came up with a new idea to raise money for breast cancer awareness month. Inspired by area sales manager Matt MacCoy, logistics coordinator Julius Horton, and logistics team manager Tim Tedesco, Choptank Transport challenged Preston Automotive Group to a Saving Second Base Softball Tournament in Hurlock, Maryland.
"Everyone has a family member or a friend that has battled or lost someone to breast cancer," said Steve Covey, executive vice president at Choptank. "Aligning the two local businesses with such an important cause is a win-win."
There were three internal games played by Choptank employees to create an all-star team to play the opponent. The final tournament was played at the Hurlock ballpark with fans from both teams cheering on the players. Although Choptank was ahead in the beginning, Preston Automotive ended up winning the game. A good time was had by all but more importantly, each company raised $2,350 towards the fight against breast cancer, totaling $4,700.00.
David Wilson Jr, Vice President of Preston Automotive Group said "It was a fun way to raise money and bring more awareness to a cause that is so close to our heart and for our 2 outstanding teams, Choptank Transport and Preston Automotive Group, to work together!"
Choptank Transport is an award-winning, third-party logistics provider headquartered in Preston, Maryland with additional offices in Tampa, Atlanta, Denver and Dallas. Choptank specializes in truckload freight, refrigerated and dry van, LTL, intermodal, and flatbed. For more information, go to www.choptanktransport.com.