- September 21st, 2012
The Gerald A. Williams Legacy Foundation Charity Open Inaugural Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at The President Country Club, 2300 Presidential Way, West Palm Beach, FL.
Proceeds from the Charity Open will benefit the Gerald A. Williams, Esq. Law Academy Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the Gerald A. Williams Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Mr. Williams was among the first African-American graduates of the University of Florida College of Law in 1975 and served in several school district leadership positions, including General Counsel from 2005-2010. According to the foundation, ”Mr. Williams’ life-long work in the areas of labor and employment law and public education helped to empower men and women throughout Florida. In a legal career spanning more than 30 years, he was an inspiration to many teachers and students. He advocated tirelessly for public education, serving as counsel to numerous school boards.”