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Waveny’s 13th Annual  ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Charity Golf & Tennis Outing welcomes Long-Time and New Event Sponsors

Waveny’s 13th Annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Charity Golf & Tennis Outing welcomes Long-Time and New Event Sponsors

Posted on April 24, 2015

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Categories: Fundraising & Development, Waveny Events

Pictured: For the 13th consecutive year, Karl Chevrolet is the Hole-In-One sponsor for Waveny LifeCare Network’s annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Golf & Tennis Outing on Monday, May 18. From left to right are: Todd Lampert, Waveny Board Vice-Chairman and Event Tennis Co-Chair, John Zaro, Waveny Board Treasurer and Event Golf Co-Chair, Sharon Stevenson, Waveny Board Member and Event Tennis Co-Chair, and Stephen J. Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet.  

For the 13th consecutive year, Karl Chevrolet has returned as the Hole-In-One sponsor of Waveny LifeCare Network’s annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Golf and Tennis Outing, scheduled for Monday, May 18 at the Country Club of New Canaan. Funds raised through ‘Swinging for Seniors’ provides financial assistance to residents and patients who cannot afford the full cost of their care at Waveny Care Center, The Village at Waveny, The Inn and Waveny’s Adult Day Program.

Karl Chevrolet will showcase a 2015 Chevrolet and provide golfers with the chance to win the car on the 7th hole.  Participants will also have the opportunity to win a $10,000 cash prize on an additional Hole-in-One sponsored by Stronghold Insurance & Financial Services.

“Waveny LifeCare Network serves as a cornerstone for the town of New Canaan and Karl Chevrolet is delighted to support this outstanding community resource,” said Stephen J. Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet. “It has been a pleasure to be involved with this tournament since its inception 13 years ago and to have watched it grow into one of our community’s most anticipated events of the spring season."

With twelve $5,000 Gold Sponsors thus far, Karl joins a growing number of event supporters including American Transit Insurance, Jim and Dede Bartlett, Bourgeon Capital Management, Frank and Marigrace Dubas, Employee Benefits Solutions, Four Friends of Waveny, Louise Goodridge, Joan F. Dionne Foundation, JPS & Co. – Jim Slattery, Morrison Senior Living, Cynthia and Chris Willis, and Muffy and Tom Lewis.

Following a full day of golf and tennis, the ‘Swinging for Seniors’ event features an acclaimed raffle held during the reception and award ceremony. Raffle Chair, Julianne Grace, announced that the number of valuable prizes donated continues to grow thanks to the community’s generosity. “We are delighted by the eager response to Waveny’s raffle, with many new and returning merchants donating wonderful prizes,” said Grace. “We urge everyone to support those who support Waveny through their generosity.”

Waveny’s ‘Swinging for Seniors’ event welcomes golf and tennis enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels, and there is still time to register and participate. For more information about Waveny LifeCare Network’s Golf & Tennis Outing, contact Joanne Boyer in Waveny’s Development Office at (203) 594-5416 or [email protected].

Waveny LifeCare Network provides a comprehensive continuum of 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 Waveny Home Healthcare, Waveny at Home, the Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic, Geriatric Care Management, an Adult Day Program available on weekdays with flexible hours, inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and respite programs at The Village and Care Center. For information call 1-855-WAVENY-1 or visit www.waveny.org.

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