Golf Outing in Support of Cancer Care Raises More Than $260,000

The afternoon of golf was followed by an evening of fine dining, camaraderie and fun, including a lavish buffet and raffle prizes ranging from tickets to professional sporting events to foursomes at the area’s most prestigious courses.
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Aug. 15, 2011 - PRLog -- Rockville Centre business leader and banking executive Ms. Lucy Iannucci was named the honoree of South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 27th Annual Golf Outing held on Monday, June 6, at The Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor and Middle Bay Country Club in Oceanside.

The annual outing raised more than $260,000 in support of the hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Program.

“Lucy has been a loyal supporter of South Nassau’s mission to provide high-quality healthcare services,” said South Nassau’s president and CEO, Joseph A. Quagliata.  “We are thankful for her commitment to our mission and for her leadership efforts on behalf of the residents and business community of Rockville Centre.”

Presently Group Director and Senior Vice President at Signature Bank, Ms. Iannucci has more than 30 years of banking-related experience.  In her position, she and her team of banking professionals provide clients a single point of contact, catering to all their banking needs.  Ms. Iannucci is a lifelong resident of Long Island’s South Shore and a prominent member of the Rockville Centre business community.  She has been a supporter of South Nassau Communities Hospital for many years, managing the hospital’s banking relationship and serving on both the Annual Golf Outing and Carnation Ball fundraising committees for the past decade.  In 2007, she served as chairperson of the Golf Outing’s Committee.

During her tenure at Signature Bank, Ms. Iannucci has been a valued financial advisor and supporter of a range of local community outreach organizations that serve those in need, including Freeport Pride, Long Beach Reach and Open Door Parent and Child Center.  Ms. Iannucci is a past Board Member of the Long Island Arts Council and former Honoree and Finance Committee member of Project REAL (Residential Experience in Adult Living), a non-profit residential program that has been serving the mental health community in Nassau County for more than 20 years, offering an alternative to state institutions and psychiatric hospitals.

The annual outing’s 240 golfers competed for low gross score, closest to the pin, longest drive, most accurate drive, and hole-in-one prizes.  The afternoon of golf was followed by an evening of fine dining, camaraderie and fun, including a lavish buffet and raffle prizes ranging from tickets to professional sporting events to foursomes at the area’s most prestigious courses to golf clubs and accessories by Nike Golf.  The annual outing’s top sponsors were Barlett, McDonough, & Monaghan, LLP; Allscripts; Island Emergency Medical Services, PC; Optimum Lightpath; Bethpage Federal Credit Union; Signature Bank; and Professional Maintenance of Long Island.  Valley Stream Lincoln-Mercury, Anchor Audi,

Paul Conte Cadillac and Wantagh Mazda were the hole-in-one sponsors.

“I offer a special thanks to all our generous sponsors,” said Elizabeth Nardone, vice president of development, “as well as to the participants and volunteers who continue to support this event year after year.”

South Nassau’s Comprehensive Cancer Program is a recipient of the prestigious American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award and is a designated Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the ACS.  The program features a multidisciplinary team of world-class medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists.  They work together and use an array of advanced diagnostic, medical, radiation, and surgical oncology technologies and treatments to provide evaluation and therapy for a wide range of cancers, both common and rare.

The cancer program and its Cancer Center in Valley Stream incorporate the following specialty cancer care services:

·                    South Nassau’s Surgical Oncology Department (Oceanside and Valley Stream)

·                    South Nassau’s GYN Oncology Department (Valley Stream)  

·                    South Nassau’s Long Island Gamma Knife® Center (Oceanside)

·                    South Nassau’s Center for Prostate Health Program (Oceanside)

·                    South Nassau’s Center for Breast Health (Oceanside and Valley Stream)

·                    South Nassau’s Center for Lung Health (Oceanside and Valley Stream)

·                    South Nassau’s Radiation Oncology Department (Oceanside and Valley Stream)

·                    Complete Women’s Imaging Center (Oceanside)

·                    South Nassau’s PET/CT Service (Oceanside)

·                    Office of Clinical Research (Valley Stream)

The program is the only one on Long Island with the combination of the Varian Novalis Tx™, da Vinci® Surgical System and Gamma Knife®.  The Novalis Tx is the medical industry’s most powerful radiation therapy technology and performs precise, image-guided treatments in a matter of minutes without a single incision.  The da Vinci helps skilled surgeons perform complex cancer surgeries with refined precision and control through minor incisions.  A powerful radiosurgery tool, the Gamma Knife performs incisionless treatments for deep-seated brain abnormalities and tumors.

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South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 875 physicians and 2,800 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx and Gamma Knife radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For more information, visit
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