The day could not have been better for the more than 117 golfers who hit the links at the Woodcrest Club on Monday May 17th for the 2004 Annual GNYHFA Alan Rosenberg Memorial Golf Classic. We would like to thank the 32 individual and corporate sponsors whose signs lined the beautiful links of the Woodcrest Club. Our Board of Directors who helped us the entire day run smoothly, with every request that our guests could think of: Harris Kirsch, Mickey Talkov, Linda Light, Sal DeMarco, Jordan Greenberg, Aaron Gant, Lou Massood, Susie Tenenbaum, Tony Bellarosa and our Golf Chairperson Andy Gans and the Associations President Keith Seigerman.
The winners of the day on the golf course are as follows:
Closest to the Pin- Mike Egan
Closest to the Line- Howard Goldstein
Longest Drive-Kevin Warnke
First Place Team with a score of 68
John Elletto, Sr*John Elletto Jr.*Joe Elletto*Tom Elletto
Second Place Team with a score of 70
Tony Bellarosa*John Solimine*Murray Engle*Norman Waxman
Most Honest Team with a score of ?
Sidney Kleiner*Marvin Litman*Gary Sapirstein*Ed Ryder
Putting Contest-David Melnitsky
This was all followed by the most elaborate cocktail hour and buffet dinner, so our thanks go out to Arthur Crouch*General Manager of the Woodcrest Club who made our day at the Club so gracious and pleasant, from our welcoming, brunch, to the barbecue out on the course to every last detail, his staff is to be applauded.
The presentation of the Meadoff award, the year presented by Gail Meadoff's son Jordon was presented to Lou Massood and that was followed by the announcement by Andy Gans of the Jerry Gans Memorial Award recipient for 2004 to Simon Kaplan.
Six months ago our entire board sat around our board table and decided that we had to honor Alan Rosenberg's memory..First we named the outing in his memory & then established the Circle of Commitment to continue the work that was started by Jeff Kohen when the Alan Rosenberg Memorial Fund for Cancer Research was established, we wanted to take it to the next step. We presented the Rosenberg Family, Helene, Stacey, David and Andy a check for 12,800.00 and we received an additional $2000.00 last evening bringing the total to $14,800.00. 100% of those proceeds are going to the Fidelity Charity Gift Fund.
The association will continue to raise funds for this important cause, and we wanted to let everyone in the industry to know what a wonderful day the 17th of May was, we thank all of you who attended and know that those of you who missed Monday's event missed a glorious day!
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