KOVA Companies, a privately owned, full-service and completely integrated commercial real estate firm, has announced the launch of KOVA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) with a mission to inspire hope, enhance the quality of life, and contribute to health and well-being in Southwest Florida.

KOVA Foundation is dedicated to providing resources to area nonprofits that support individuals and families in need, furthering initiatives related to health, including addiction recovery, Parkinson’s disease, and breast cancer.

“One of our company’s core values is community involvement, and we are proud to launch KOVA Foundation as part of our efforts to support and engage in the communities we serve”
— Anthony Emma Jr.

The foundation has been named the beneficiary of Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs’ inaugural Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships golf tournament, part of a nationwide program for amateurs of all skill levels. Registration is now open for the tournament, which will be held Monday, Oct. 21, at Talis Park Golf Club, 16665 Toscana Circle in Naples.

“We’re thankful for Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs’ partnership in this inaugural golf tournament, which will help our foundation in its efforts to support the many impactful nonprofits of Southwest Florida that are providing life-changing resources and services to the individuals and families of our community,”
— Anthony Emma Jr.

The cost for golf participants is $450 per golfer and includes lunch and a round of golf on the 18-hole, 7,000-yard course at Talis Park, followed by a dinner, auction and awards reception.

Golfers will receive exclusive gifts from Cobra Puma Golf and can participate in a hole-in-one competition to win a 2019 A220 4MATIC Sedan, and a closest to the pin competition. All players will be eligible to receive a Cobra Putter by test-driving a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle, courtesy of Mercedes-Benz of Bonita Springs and MBUSA. Winners from this tournament will advance to the National Final. Mercedes-Benz will provide an unforgettable experience, including golf, airfare, and accommodations at a luxury golf resort.