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Last Chance to Participate in Waveny's 10th Annual "Swinging for Seniors" Outing on Monday, May 21

Posted on May 15, 2012


 Major Platinum and Gold sponsors for Waveny Care Network’s 10th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf and Tennis Outing gathered to finalize plans for Monday’s event. Pictured from left to right, first row: Frank Farrell, Bentley & Farrell; Dan Philippon, Country Club of New Canaan, head golf professional; Mike Reeb, Country Club of New Canaan, groundskeeper; James Bartlett; Barbara Burns; John Zaro, Bourgeon Capital Management; Chris and Cynthia Willis; Bailey Stewart; Louise B. Goodridge; John Burns and Joanne Slattery. Pictured from right to left, top row: Judy Bentley, James Darling, First County Bank; Stephen Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet; Edward O’Hanlan, Robinson & Cole; Alice Parker; Mike Hobbs; Jay Twombly, Board Chair of Waveny Care Network; James Connelly, Country Club of New Canaan, general manager and Andrew Louw, Country Club of New Canaan, head tennis professional. 

Waveny announces its last call for golfers, tennis players and sponsors to participate in the tenth annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf & Tennis Outing scheduled for this Monday, May 21 at the Country Club of New Canaan. Proceeds from this important fundraising event fund Waveny’s financial assistance program which supports residents and patients who cannot afford the full cost of their care at Waveny Care Center, the Adult Day Program, The Village at Waveny Care Center and New Canaan Inn.

The “Swinging for Seniors” outing will begin with registration, a morning tennis round robin and lunch, followed by a golf shotgun start and second tennis round robin in the afternoon. Golfers will have several hole-in-one opportunities on the course with prizes including a 2012 Malibu ECO courtesy of Karl Chevrolet, and $10,000 cash sponsored by Stronghold Insurance & Financial Services. The event will conclude with a gourmet reception featuring an awards ceremony and raffle drawing. 

Waveny is proud to welcome an unprecedented two Platinum Sponsors and 13 Gold-level sponsors to this year’s 10th anniversary event. These top supporters are: Louise B. Goodridge, Dede and Jim Bartlett, Bentley and Farrell, Bourgeon Capital Management,

Barbara and John Burns, Joan F. Dionne Foundation, Marigrace and Frank Dubas, Employee Benefits Solutions, Four Friends of Waveny, JPS & Co – Jim Slattery, Morrison Senior Living,Aliceand Charlie Parker, Susan and Harry Rein, and Cindy and Christopher Willis.

Outing Silver Sponsors include Blum Shapiro, McKesson, Muffy and Tom Lewis, Linda and Jay Twombly, and Hope Street Pharmacy. Tennis Court Sponsors are Sharon and John Stevenson and Robinson & Cole. Bronze Sponsors are Sally and Kim Campbell, LH Brenner, Merrill Lynch New Canaan-George Moore, and OmniCare.

The event’s Tennis Court Sponsor is Tom Ayoub and Christine Dombrowski. Tee sponsors include A. P. Construction, MetLife and Heather Neff. Lunch Sponsors are Joan and Michael Bird, Joanne Boyer, DEANE, INC., Julianne and Dan Grace, HTG Investment Advisors, The InkLink Group, Kathy and Dana Pasternak, Wiggin & Dana, Penny and Bob Young, and Waveny Care Network’s management team. Special thanks to First County Bank, Jack Muller, Bank of New Canaan, and Edward Glassmeyer.

To sign up as either a player or sponsor for “Swinging for Seniors,” contact Joanne Boyerat Waveny’s Development Office at 594-5416 or [email protected]

Waveny Care Network provides a comprehensive continuum of care – now including skilled Home Healthcare –  to serve the growing needs of older adults from all areas. Waveny is a not-for-profit organization that offers independent living at New Canaan Inn, assisted living for people with Alzheimer’s and memory loss at The Village, and skilled nursing at Waveny Care Center. It also includes the Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic, a Geriatric Care Management team that provides 24-hour coverage, an Adult Day Program that offers flexible hours and transportation six days a week, inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and respite programs at both The Village and Care Center. For information call (203) 594-5200 or visit www.waveny.org