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Autumn de Forest Appears at PGA Valspar Championship

Autumn Donates Artwork to Valspar CEO Gary Hendrickson for Corporate Collection

Los Angeles, Ca  April 2014:  Child prodigy, Autumn de Forest,  made a very special appearance at this year’s PGA Valspar Championship, which took place at the Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor March 10-16, 2014. Autumn had been chosen as the keynote speaker at the Gala, as well as a speaker and participant in numerous events surrounding the Pro-Am golf championship, including a special appearance with Valspar CEO Gary Hendrickson at the Gala, Pro-Am Pairings and a special art class which she taught for the children of the PGA Tour professionals participating in the Valspar Championship.

 Autumn presents “Valspar Heart” at Gala

Autumn presents “Valspar Heart” at Gala

Furthermore, Autumn served as the “Artist of the Valspar Championship Gala” created an original oil entitled “Valspar Heart” which she presented to Valspar CEO Gary Hendrickson for their corporate offices, and created “Dripping Golf” for the PGA and it’s sponsor, Valspar Paints that was auctioned and all proceeds from the auction and sale of the piece were donated to Habitat For Humanity, www.valsparglobal.com/about/habitat_for_humanity.jsp
a philanthropy that Valspar has donated over 60 million dollars in cash and in-kind donations.

Autumn was chosen for inclusion by Valspar…quite simply because of their shared vision of philanthropy and dedication to making the world around her a far better place.

Broadcast Coverage:

POSITIVELY TAMPA BAY: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvI9T0SyXYg

WTSP: http://www.wtsp.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=3322958234001

STUDIO 10:
http://archive.wtsp.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=359501

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