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AMVAC Chemical Corp. pledges $25,000 to the Environmental Institute for Golf, philanthropic organization of Golf Course Superintendents Association

Support bolsters advocacy training for GCSAA members

Lawrence, Kan. (Jan. 23, 2018) – AMVAC Chemical Corp. has donated $25,000 to the Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG), the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). AMVAC will officially present the gift to the EIFG at the 2018 Golf Industry Show in San Antonio. The money will be used to support the GCSAA Grassroots Ambassadors Academy.

AMVAC is now a member of the EIFG's Cumulative Giving Program’s Executive Club for organizations that have donated between $25,000 and $49,999 since 1987. AMVAC produces and markets products that protect public and animal health, safeguard property from damaging pests and enhance the quality of the environment.

“With AMVAC’s generous donation, our GCSAA Grassroots Ambassadors are able to expand their advocacy skills,” GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. “We thank AMVAC for helping a program that will benefit the entire golf industry.”

"We are pleased to help the EIFG and GCSAA spread golf’s positive message through advocacy,” said Ronald Johnson, senior account manager/southeastern region sales manager, AMVAC Environmental Products. "By investing in the EIFG and GCSAA, we are supporting endeavors that move the needle for superintendents and the game of golf.”

About GCSAA and the EIFG
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a leading golf organization in the United States. Its focus is on golf course management, and since 1926 GCSAA has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the U.S. and worldwide. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kansas, the association provides education, information and representation to nearly 18,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Visit GCSAA at www.gcsaa.org, or find us on Facebook or Twitter. Visit our industry-leading magazine at GCMonline.com.

The Environmental Institute for Golf is the philanthropic organization of the GCSAA. Its mission is to foster sustainability through research, awareness, education, programs and scholarships for the benefit of golf course management professionals, golf facilities and the game. Visit EIFG at www.eifg.org, or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

About AMVAC Chemical Corporation  

AMVAC Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management and public and animal health. American Vanguard is included on the Russell 2000® and Russell 3000® Indexes and the Standard & Poor’s Small Cap 600 Index. To learn more about American Vanguard, please reference the Company’s website at www.american-vanguard.com