The 36th Annual Golf Classic Tournament
On July 8 Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Golf Classic was held at Deal Golf and Country Club and Hollywood Golf Club where more than 255 golfers raised over $505,000 in support of programs and services at the hospitals. The event was again chaired by Robert Mullen, CEO of Structure Tone Organization, and vice-chaired by Robert Smith, CEO of The Allied Group.
“This event has become an important fundraiser for Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital,” says Mullen. “Both hospitals are providing superb care for our community and are gaining national recognition as leaders in many areas, including cardiac care and the treatment of adult and pediatric cancers. Events such as the golf tournament raise funds that help to enhance care for our community, making sure it has access to the most advanced care possible, and we are grateful to everyone who participated.”
Funds raised at events such as the Annual Golf Classic all contribute toward a $150 million fundraising goal as part of the Meridian Health Foundation’s Giving Heals campaign. Giving Heals supports four important initiatives: strengthening oncology services, improving clinical outcomes, enhancing the patient experience and broadening clinical research and academic programs at the following Hackensack Meridian Health medical centers in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties: Jersey Shore University Medical Center, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, Bayshore Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Riverview Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center.