Since 2014, the DeCurtis Corporation has stood shoulder to shoulder with Special Olympics Florida, fighting to create a more inclusive world for people with intellectual disabilities (ID).
DeCurtis is a key philanthropic supporter of two major Special Olympics Florida fundraisers – the Special Olympics Florida Invitational and the Special Olympics Florida Golf Open.
The Invitational typically takes place in the fall of each year in Central Florida. The Open takes place this year on March 30-31 at the spectacular Turnberry Isle Miami. It will bring together almost 300 golfers to benefit the nearly 60,000 athletes served by Special Olympics Florida.
As a company, DeCurtis believes it is imperative for people without intellectual disabilities to “open their mind and hearts” to recognize and celebrate the tremendous potential of Special Olympics athletes and all people with ID.
The company’s commitment flows from the personal life of its founder, Dave DeCurtis. The son of DeCurtis’ best friend is an accomplished Special Olympics athlete who loves competing and being part of the Special Olympics experience in Canada.
“Jake has been visiting us in Florida every year for 20 years,” said DeCurtis. “The joy that Special Olympics has brought him makes these events incredibly powerful for me and the entire DeCurtis family. We are proud to participate and support the athletes of Special Olympics Florida.”
For the upcoming Golf Open at Turnberry Isle Miami, DeCurtis Corporation is the Presenting Sponsor.
“We are so grateful and honored to have the support of Dave DeCurtis and everyone at the DeCurtis Corporation,” said Special Olympics Florida President and CEO Sherry Wheelock. “As a company, they have embraced our athletes and our mission of ensuring that people with intellectual disabilities are treated with respect and given the opportunities they deserve. We are proud to have them as a partner.”
DeCurtis Corporation is a leading provider of indoor location and proximity enabled technology solutions that improve the guest experience to be safer, more secure and efficient. Based in Orlando, the company provides software solutions across the cruise line, theme park, hospitality, restaurant, and related industries.