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The PA Character Consortium Honors Doug Karr of at the 2018 CITRS OPEN

September 11, 2018

Gladwyne, PA: Close to 200 guests, sponsors, and donors attended the 2018

CITRS OPEN dinner on Tuesday, September 11 at the Philadelphia Country Club.

The evening kicked off with cocktails and students from St. Cyril of Alexandria

welcoming guests as they took their seats in the main ballroom for dinner.

After a surprise flash mob from the students, Melissa Nunez, COO of CITRS,

provided an update on CITRS’ work over the last year and the exciting new

opportunities for growth and impact in this upcoming year. The guests

congratulated Principal Sister Montague and St. Cyril of Alexandria for their

impressive achievement in being recognized as a State School of Character by Doug Karr, President and CEO of, was presented the Pennsylvania Character Consortium’s Character Achievement Award for his

visionary guidance in realizing’s mission to provide leadership and

advocacy for character worldwide. Both Karr and Clay Hamlin, Co-Founder and

CEO of CITRS, discussed where they see the character industry going and

opportunities to impact the lives of millions of children nationally and


Due to weather conditions, golf was delayed until Wednesday, September 19th.

The charity golf ball drop, where nearly 500 balls will be dropped from a

helicopter, will launch the golf day with a bang.



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