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Waveny’s 14th Annual  ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Charity Golf & Tennis Outing welcomes Long-Time and New Event Sponsors

Waveny’s 14th Annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Charity Golf & Tennis Outing welcomes Long-Time and New Event Sponsors

Posted on April 25, 2016

For the 14th consecutive year, Karl Chevrolet returns as the Hole-In-One sponsor for Waveny LifeCare Network’s annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Golf & Tennis Outing on Monday, May 23. From left to right are: Sharon Stevenson, Waveny Board Member and Event Tennis Co-Chair, Stephen J. Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet, and Judy Bentley, past Board Chair and Event Golf Co-Chair. 

For the 14th 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 23 at the Country Club of New Canaan. All funds raised through ‘Swinging for Seniors’ provide financial assistance to residents and patients who cannot afford the full cost of their care at Waveny, as well as special program enhancements.

Karl Chevrolet will showcase a 2016 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 is a vitally important institution in town and we are proud to help them help other people,” said Stephen J. Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet. “It was particularly rewarding last year when the unthinkable happened and longtime event golfer, John Polera, bagged the hole-in-one to take home a 2015 Corvette Stingray valued at $75,000. It was a win-win situation for everyone involved!”

With twelve $5,000 Gold Sponsors thus far, Karl joins a growing number of event supporters including American Transit Insurance, Dede and Jim Bartlett, Bourgeon Capital Management – John Zaro, Frank and Marigrace Dubas, Linda and Jay Twombly, Employee Benefits Solution, Four Friends of Waveny, Louise Goodridge, Joan F. Dionne Foundation, JPS & Co. – Jim Slattery, Morrison Community Living, 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 prizes donated thus far are collectively valued at $11,000 and continue to grow thanks to the community’s generosity. “We are thankful for the commitment and dedication of our committee members who help to make the raffle a tremendously exciting part of our event each year,” said Grace.  “We urge everyone to support those merchants 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, click here or 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.