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Still Time to Participate in Waveny’s 14th Annual “Swinging for Seniors” Outing on Monday, May 23

Still Time to Participate in Waveny’s 14th Annual “Swinging for Seniors” Outing on Monday, May 23

Posted on May 11, 2016

Top sponsors for Waveny LifeCare Network’s 14th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf and Tennis Outing gathered to finalize plans for the Monday May 23 event. From left to right: Mark Serniuk; Stacey Cassidy; Jay Twombly; Jim Slattery; Muffy Lewis; Bailey Stewart; Vanessa Battle; James Connolly, Country Club of New Canaan; Patricia Riccardi; Bill Piper, Waveny CEO; Greg LaBaw;  Joan Dionne; Dan Philippon, Country Club of New Canaan; Barbara Burns; Stephen Karl; Judy Bentley and James Bartlett.  

Waveny announces its last call for golfers, tennis players and sponsors to participate in its 14th annual “Swinging for Seniors” Golf & Tennis Outing scheduled for Monday, May 23 at the Country Club of New Canaan. All funds raised provide financial assistance to residents and patients who cannot afford the full cost of their care at Waveny, as well as special program enhancements.

The “Swinging for Seniors” event 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 2016 Corvette courtesy of Karl Chevrolet, and $10,000 cash sponsored by Stronghold Insurance & Financial Services. Last year, the unthinkable happened and when a longtime event golfer bagged the hole-in-one to take home a 2015 Corvette Stingray valued at $75,000. The event will conclude with a gourmet reception featuring an awards ceremony and raffle drawing.  

Waveny is proud to welcome 12 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, Joan F. Dionne Foundation, Marigrace and Frank Dubas, Linda and Jay Twombly, American Transit Insurance,  Four Friends of Waveny, JPS & Co. – Jim Slattery, Morrison Community Living and Employee Benefits Solutions.

The Outing’s Silver Sponsors include McKesson, Connecticut Pharmacy, Unitex, Robinson+Cole, People’s United Bank, and LH Brenner – Thompson & Peck Insurance. 

Special thanks to First County Bank, Bankwell in New Canaan, Robin and Brian Leach, the Carey Family, and Susan and Harry Rein.

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]

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.