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Last Chance To Participate in Waveny’s 12th Annual  “Swinging for Seniors” Outing on Monday, May 19

Last Chance To Participate in Waveny’s 12th Annual “Swinging for Seniors” Outing on Monday, May 19

Posted on May 8, 2014

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Categories: Fundraising & Development, Waveny Events

Major Platinum and Gold sponsors for Waveny LifeCare Network’s 12th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf and Tennis Outing gathered to finalize plans for Monday’s event. Pictured from left to right: Mike Reed, Country Club of New Canaan Superintendent; Dan Philippon, Country Club of New Canaan head golf professional; Jim Bartlett; Andrew Louw, Country Club of New Canaan, head tennis professional; Marigrace Dubas; Bailey Stewart; James Connolly, Country Club of New Canaan, General Manager; Greg LaBaw, Stronghold Insurance & Financial Services; Stephen Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet; Muffy Lewis; Tom Lewis, Waveny Board Chair; Louise Goodridge; Judy Bentley, Joan Dionne; Bill Piper, Waveny CEO; Jay Twombly, Waveny Board member; Barbara & John Burns; Sandy Graf, Vice President of People’s United Bank and Mike Hobbs.

Waveny announces its last call for golfers, tennis players and sponsors to participate in the 12th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf & Tennis Outing scheduled for this Monday, May 19 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, Waveny’s Adult Day Program, The Village and The Inn.

The “Swinging for Seniors” outing will begin with registration and lunch, followed by a golf shotgun start and a tennis round robin in the afternoon. Golfers will have several hole-in-one opportunities on the course with prizes including a 2014 Corvette 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 two Platinum Sponsors and 14 Gold-level sponsors to this year’sevent. Top supporters include: Muffy and Tom Lewis, Louise B. Goodridge, Dede and Jim Bartlett, Bourgeon Capital Management, Barbara and John Burns, Joan F. Dionne Foundation, Marigrace and Frank Dubas, People’s United Bank, American Transit Insurance, Cindy and Christopher Willis, Four Friends of Waveny, JPS & Co. – Jim Slattery, Morrison Senior Living and Employee Benefits Solutions.

The Outing’s Silver Sponsors include Blum Shapiro, McKesson, Linda and Jay Twombly,Connecticut Street Pharmacy, Unitex and Kurt Wolfgruber. Bronze Sponsors are LH Brenner, Merrill Lynch New Canaan-George Moore, and Homecare Management Strategies. Tee sponsors include MetLife, Wiggin & Dana, The Giving Collaborative, Chris Hussey Real Estate and Waveny LifeCare Network’s Management Team.

Special thanks to First County Bank, Bankwell in New Canaan, Swordspoint Foundation, Edward Glassmeyer, Hearst Media, and Edward McGettigan.

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

Waveny LifeCare Network provides a comprehensive continuum of care – now including Waveny 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 The 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, professional Geriatric Care Management, an Adult Day Program that offers flexible hours and transportation, inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and respite programs at both The Village and Care Center. For information call 1-855-WAVENY-1 or visit www.waveny.org.