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Last Chance To Participate in Waveny’s 13th Annual “Swinging for Seniors” Outing on Monday, May 18

Last Chance To Participate in Waveny’s 13th Annual “Swinging for Seniors” Outing on Monday, May 18

Posted on May 6, 2015

Top sponsors for Waveny LifeCare Network’s 13th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf and Tennis Outing gathered to finalize plans for Monday’s event, May 18th. From left to right: Joanne Slattery; Joan Dionne; Andrew Louw, Country Club of New Canaan; Greg LaBaw; Tom Lewis, Waveny Board Chair; James Bartlett;  Stephen Karl; Mike Hobbs; Judy Bentley; Chris Willis; John Zaro, Waveny Board Treasurer; Dan Philippon, Country Club of New Canaan; James Connolly, Country Club of New Canaan; Bailey Stewart; Vanessa Battle and Patricia Riccardi.

Waveny announces its last call for golfers, tennis players and sponsors to participate in its 13th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf & Tennis Outing scheduled for this Monday, May 18 at the Country Club of New Canaan. All 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 within Waveny’s continuum of care, including Waveny Care Center, The Village, The Inn, and Waveny’s Adult Day Program.

This coming Monday, “Swinging for Seniors” will begin with registration and lunch, followed by a golf shotgun start and a tennis round robin in the afternoon. Golfers will enjoy several hole-in-one opportunities on the course with prizes including a 2015 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 14 Gold-level sponsors to this year’s event. 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, Linda and Jay Twombly, 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 McKesson, Connecticut Street Pharmacy, Unitex, Robinson+Cole, People’s United Bank, LH Brenner – Thompson & Peck Insurance, and Marcum Accounting and Advisors. The event’s Tennis Sponsor is Sharon and John Stevenson. Bronze Sponsors are Merrill Lynch New Canaan-George Moore and Preferred Therapy.

Special thanks to The Barbara Benton Davis Fund at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, the Rangeley Capital Community Fund at New Canaan Community Foundation, First County Bank, Bankwell in New Canaan, Swordspoint Foundation, Robin and Brian Leach, Edward Glassmeyer, Hearst Media, and Edward McGettigan.

To sign up either as a player or sponsor for “Swinging for Seniors,” contact Joanne Boyer in Waveny’s Development Office at (203) 594-5416 or [email protected]

Celebrating 40 years of serving the community, 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.