Long Island Charity Maurer Foundation Announces Breast Cancer Golf Event

Hauppauge, NY, August 15, 2012 --(PR.com)-- On October 9, 2012 The Maurer Foundation will host its 17th Annual Golf Classic at the Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, Long Island, NY. Proceeds will go to benefit the Maurer Foundation’s breast health education programs presented to Long Island and New York City schools, businesses, and community groups.

The event begins with registration and brunch from 10:30 am to 12 pm followed immediately by a shotgun start. The full day of golf will be followed by a cocktail reception 5-7:30 pm, which will include golf awards, a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle.

Ed Westfall, former New York Islander and NHL hockey legend will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Golfers will also have the chance to tee off with Westfall in the Golf Classic’s Beat the Pro contest.

The Meadow Brook Club is a private 18-hole golf course located on Cedar Swamp Road, Jericho, NY. The course, originally built as a 9-hole course in 1894, has hosted many major regional tournaments including Metropolitan PGA Championships, The Metropolitan Open, an LPGA event and the Lightpath Long Island Classic, a Senior PGA Tour event.

Tickets are available for individual players ($650) and for the cocktail reception only ($150). Foursomes can be reserved by signing up for a sponsorship.

Sponsorships range in values from $500 to $10,000 and include golf and cocktail packages. Some of this year's sponsors of the Golf Classic include The Bahnik Foundation, LIRO Program & Construction Management, Liberty Jet Management Corp., Hallen Construction Co. and John H. Treiber - The Treiber Family Foundation.

The annual event is organized by The Maurer Foundation’s Golf Classic committee members. Members include Chair Maureen Dougherty; Christopher Foresto, MD; Donald Gelestino; Carol Hoffman, Esq; Susan Iadarola; Anne Marie Immerso; Virginia E. Maurer, MD; Jon N. Santemma, Esq; Jon E. Santemma; and Risa Zander.

For more information on the 17th Annual Maurer Foundation Golf Classic, contact Patricia Fulton, Development Officer, (631) 524-5151 or pfulton@maurerfoundation.org. To purchase tickets or sponsorships visit www.maurerfoundation.org/golf.

About The Maurer Foundation
The Maurer Foundation (www.maurerfoundation.org), established in 1995, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit based in Hauppauge, NY. The Foundation’s mission is to save lives. Through their breast health education programs, they champion early detection, risk reduction and healthy lifestyle choices.
The Maurer Foundation
Patricia Fulton