SO MUCH MORE THAN A TOURNAMENT
The 14th Annual Madison Area YMCA Charity Bocce Invitational, hosted by the Forum Club and the Toto family, raised more than $28,000 for LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a no-cost, 12-week health and wellness program for cancer survivors and their families. For more information on the cancer survivors program, click here.
Investors Bank was the presenting sponsor for the third year. Other tournament sponsors included: Dr. John Dalena/Summit Medical Group, Madison Honda, Rocco’s Tuscany Bar and Grill, Technogym and Villa Rose Wine School. Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!
Congratulations to the 2015 champions, the Aristocrats. Led by team captain Victor Bocchino of Madison, team members included Carmella Bocchino of Madison; Tony Cianci of Florham Park; Rocco Nigro of Madison; and Saverio “Sal” Allocca of Madison.
The second place team, the Mounties, included team captain Gary Mercadante, Emilio “JR” D’Alessandro, Steve DiGeronimo, Ralph Amadeo and Greg D’Alessandro.
Please contact Bocce Event Manager Leigh Anne Soroka or call 973-822-9622 x2232 to make a donation or if you have any questions.
CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC
SO MUCH MORE THAN A ROUND OF GOLF
This year’s Madison Area YMCA Charity Golf Classic was the most successful event in the golf outing’s 18 year history. Through the extraordinary commitment and ...dedication of sponsors, 108 golfers and 50 volunteers including dedicated Golf Event Committee members and YMCA staff, more children than ever before will experience the magic of YMCA summer camp.
An astounding 85 weeks of camp were sponsored during the event in addition to the weeks of camp awarded through the proceeds of the regular auction and silent auction items at the evening “Camp for One, Camp for All” dinner reception.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch was the presenting sponsor of the Charity Golf Classic. Citi Global Markets, Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, JP Morgan, Madison Honda and The MCJ Amelior Foundation were also major sponsors of the charity tournament.
Congratulations to the winning foursome which included Matt Strambi of Morristown, James Mongey of Morristown, Brian Gilfillan of Morristown and Michael Gilfillan, Jr. of Madison.
2015's charity event funded 320 weeks of Madison Area YMCA summer camp in addition to providing YMCA financial assistance for local areas children and families for YMCA membership, programs and childcare. 100% of the proceeds from this year’s Charity Golf Classic will again make Y summer camp, membership, childcare and enriching YMCA programs available to children and families who require funding assistance to participate, helping to ensure that local children in need may attend YMCA day camps for structured, supervised learning, recreation and good, summer fun!
The Charity Golf Classic is an influential fundraising event for the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund. The Annual Fund enables hundreds of children and families to participate in Y membership, innovative programming, wellness initiatives and services including child care, early childhood education and summer camps at the Madison Area Y’s Family Center and renowned F.M. Kirby Children’s Center.
Click here to view our 2015 video, Camp for One, Camp for All.
Save the date for next year’s outing: June 6, 2016.
To become a Golf Classic sponsor, gift in kind donor, or attend the event in any capacity, please contact Golf Event Manager Melissa DeSalvo at 973-822-9622 x2248.
2015 PRESENTING SPONSOR