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The Madison Area YMCA’s 16th Annual Bocce Invitational Champions: Aristocrats Tournament Raised More Than $35,000 for Health and Wellness Programs
Caption #1: The Aristocrats won the Madison Area YMCA’s 16th Annual Charity Bocce Tournament. Pictured (L-R) Victor Bocchino (Captain of the Aristocrats and President of the Forum Club) from Madison; Rocco Nigro from Madison; Tony Cianci from Florham Park and Saverio Allocca from Madison.
Caption #2: 1st and 2nd place teams celebrate victory at the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Bocce Invitational (L to R): Peter Iossa (Captain of The Forum Club Boys) from Florham Park, Frank Iossa from Florham Park, Victor Bocchino (Captain of the Aristocrats and President of the Forum Club) from Madison, Rocco Nigro from Madison, Tony Cianci from Florham Park, Saverio Allocca from Madison, Tony Bassolino from Florham Park and Ralph Bassolino from Florham Park
(Madison, NJ) October 26, 2017– Congratulations to the Madison Area YMCA’s 16th Annual Charity Bocce Invitational Tournament champions, The Aristocrats.
Hosted by the Forum Club and the Toto family, the Bocce Invitational raised more than $35,000 for health and wellness programs such as LIVESTRONG at the YMCA for cancer survivors, the Diabetes Prevention Program, the Community Mental Health Initiative, Enhance Fitness, One Step, Delay the Disease, and the Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA, a youth and family counseling service.
The Forum Club Boys took second place. Team members included: Tony Bassolino from Florham Park; Ralph Bassolino from Florham Park; Frank Iossa from Florham Park and Peter Iossa (Captain of The Forum Club Boys) from Florham Park.
Investors Bank was the presenting sponsor for the fifth year. Tournament sponsors were Rocco’s Tuscany Bar and Grill and Villa Rose Wine School, who both provided a wonderful celebration for participants and spectators. Additional sponsors that helped ensure the success of the Bocce Invitational were Atlantic Health System and Dr. John Dalena of Summit Medical Group.
The Madison Area YMCA is a 501c3 cause-driven charitable organization dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. All are welcome to be enriched by Y membership, programming, community wellness and health-enhancing programs, regardless of ability to pay. Generous donations to the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund make it possible for everyone in our community to experience the Y.