The 17th Annual Phil Rizzuto Celebrity Charity Golf Classic will be held on August 20, 2007

The Golf Classic was created in 1991 to benefit St. Joseph’s School for the Blind, the only school for the blind in the N.J. We serve students from birth through 21 years of age who are blind or partially sighted and may have other disabilities.
By: Ed Lucas, General Chairman
 
June 27, 2007 - PRLog -- On Monday, August 20, 2007, St. Joseph’s School for the Blind will be having their 17th Annual Phil Rizzuto Celebrity Charity Golf Classic for the benefit of St. Joseph’s School for the Blind in Jersey City, New Jersey.  This Tournament will be held at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, N.J.  This year’s Scooter Awards Honorees include, John Pennisi, recipient of the Phil Rizzuto/St. Joseph’s School for the Blind Humanitarian Award, Pat Conte, recipient of the Jack Grew Memorial Award for Service to St. Joseph’s, and Helga Liccardo, recipient of The Ed Lucas Vision Award.

The Phil Rizzuto Celebrity Charity Golf Classic was created in 1991 to benefit St. Joseph’s School for the Blind in New Jersey, the only school for the blind in the State. Over the years, the Tournament has attracted many luminaries from all fields including Yankees, Yogi Berra, Brian Doyle, Whitey Ford, Gil McDougald, Gene Michael, Rick Cerone, and Buck Showalter.  Other ballplayers attending have been baseball greats Bob Feller, Bud Harrelson, Keith Hernandez, Larry Doby and Bobby Thomson.  From other areas, celebrity golfers have included , N.Y. Rangers great Rod Gilbert, football legend Chuck Bednarik, and actors Aidan Quinn, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jerry Orbach, Len Cariou and Tony LoBianco.

To participate in this year’s event, as a Major Sponsor, Corporate Sponsor, Foursome, Golfer, Journal Advertiser or a Dinner Guest, please call Ed Lucas, General Chairman at (201)876.5432 X162 or go on line and e-mail elucas@sjsnj.org or visit the website at www.sjsnj.org.

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SJSB, the only school for the blind in New Jersey, serves students from birth through 21 years of age who are blind or partially sighted and may have other disabilities. Of special concern is the development of the potential of each student through specialized learning in a least restrictive environment. To accomplish these aims, the administration and staff provide for the development of meaningful skills through education, therapeutic intervention, family involvement, and independent living.

Website: www.sjsnj.org
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Phone:201-876-5432 x162
Zip:07307
Tags:Golf, Blind, Fundraiser, School, Memorabilia, Auction, Sponsor
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Location:Jersey City - New Jersey - United States



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