Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay Donates $25,000 to Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief Trust

    PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos, British West Indies, Oct. 23 /CNW/ --
Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay donates $25,000 to the Hurricane
Ike Disaster Relief Trust, a charitable trust established to assist residents
in the islands of Grand Turk, Salt Cay, South Caicos, North Caicos, and Middle
Caicos whose homes have been destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Ike.

    After the treachery of Hurricanes Hannah and Ike, many parts of the Turks
& Caicos Islands were left in devastation. With the assistance of Hurricane
Ike Disaster Relief Trust, monetary donations and volunteers have helped the
pace of the rebuilding process.

    "We all have endured the same, a natural disaster, Hurricane Ike," states
Sandy Herholdt, General Manager, Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris
Cay. "We are extremely grateful for having emerged from this storm with only a
few scratches and bruises and feel it is only appropriate in return to give
something meaningful back to our communities. Disasters change lives. The
amazing lesson is, we can too."

    As an active member of the Turks & Caicos Community, Ambergris Cay takes
great pride in supporting the relief efforts. Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at
Ambergris Cay contributed $25,000 to aid in the Hurricane Relief Trust's
efforts. Over the last several weeks, The Sporting Club has also provided
power generators, ice and coolers, and relief flights on Sporting Club planes.

    "The Turks & Caicos Islands are a close- knit community and we will do
everything in our power to get this community back to its natural beauty,"
says DPS Sporting Club Development President and Co-Founder, Peter Pollak.
"The strength behind a family is held in the Community. The Turks & Caicos
Islands are a family and we are proud of the dedication of our Ambergris
staff, and look forward to the complete restoration of the beauty of our

    Turks & Caicos Sporting Club is requesting assistance in philanthropic
efforts by donating to the Red Cross International Response Fund benefiting
the Turks & Caicos Relief Fund. Through the ongoing generous support of
Ambergris Cay members, staff, and partners, Turks & Caicos Sporting Club is
committed to doing its part to help support the continual growth and well
being of the Islands.  To date, contributions by members and staff total over

    For more information on the Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief Trust, please
visit the website, http://www.misickstanbrook.tc/news/03.html and to donate to
the Red Cross International Response Fund, please visit

    Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay is an 1,100 acre private
island residential community offering distinguished homesites ranging from
$600,000 to $6 million USD and world-class amenities such as the longest
private airstrip in the Caribbean, world-class fishing, deep water marina,
environmental learning center, spa, and fine-dining.  TCSC is created by DPS
Sporting Club Development Company, LLC.   DPS develops private,
environmentally sensitive, single-family residential sporting communities on
historic and unique properties, with a commitment to preserving the distinct
character of each location.  These clubs are managed by DPS Management
Company, the exclusive service provider for the renowned Greenbrier Resort &
Club Management Company, combining world class services, amenities and outdoor
pursuits for all ages and skill levels.  The award-winning DPS Sporting Club
Collection includes The Greenbrier Sporting Club, White Sulphur Springs, WV;
Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay, British West Indies; The Ford
Plantation, Savannah, GA, and Deep Water Cay Club, The Bahamas.
    Life, Well Played!

    Visit Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at www.lifeonthecay.com and DPS at


For further information:

For further information: Mimi Crume, Director of Communications, DPS
Sporting Club Development, LLC, +1-646-291-8765, mcrume@dpsdevelopment.com Web
Site: http://www.lifeonthecay.com                

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