Hole-In-One Sponsor Returns to Ninth Annual “Swinging for Seniors” Outing

For the ninth consecutive year, Karl Chevrolet is the Hole-In-One sponsor for Waveny Care Network’s annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Golf and Tennis Outing. From left to right are: Sharon Stevenson, Event Tennis Co-Chair; Julianne Grace, Event Raffle Chair; Louise B. Goodridge, committee member; and Stephen J. Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet. 

New Canaan – For the ninth consecutive year, Karl Chevrolet has returned as the Hole-In-One sponsor of Waveny Care Network’s annual ‘Swinging for Seniors’ Golf and Tennis Outing, which is scheduled for Monday, May 23 at the Country Club of New Canaan. Karl Chevrolet will be showcasing a 2011 Chevy Camaro providing golfers with the chance to win the car on the 7th hole.  Participants will also have the opportunity to win $10,000 in cash with an additional hole-in-one prize sponsored by Stronghold Insurance & Financial Services.

 “Waveny Care Network is a vitally important resource within the town of New Canaan, and Karl Chevrolet is delighted to have supported ‘Swinging for Seniors’ now for nearly a decade,” said Stephen J. Karl, Vice President of Karl Chevrolet. “As an annual sponsor since the event’s inception nine years ago, it has been a pleasure to watch the tournament grow and develop into one of New Canaan’s most anticipated events of the spring season.”

 With a secured $10,000 Platinum Sponsor and an unprecedented 11 Gold Sponsors thus far, Karl joins a growing number of event supporters, which include: Bentley and Farrell, Bourgeon Capital Management, Barbara and John Burns, Frank and Marigrace Dubas, Employee Benefits Solutions, Four Friends of Waveny, Louise B. Goodridge, JPS & Co., Morrison Senior Living, Alice and Charlie Parker, Harry and Susan Rein, Murtha Cullina, Omnicare and Robinson & Cole.

 The “Swinging for Seniors” event also features two raffle activities which are held during the reception and award ceremony that follows the event’s full day of golf and tennis. Julianne Grace, raffle chair, announces that the number of valuable prizes donated continues to grow. “We are delighted by the response to Waveny’s Raffle. Many merchants donated wonderful prizes,” said Grace. “New Canaan’s local merchants represent the vibrant heart of our community. We urge everyone to support them in the same way they consistently support non-profit organizations such as Waveny”. 

 “Swinging for Seniors” welcomes golf and tennis enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. Funds raised will provide financial assistance to residents and patients at Waveny Care Center, The Village at Waveny Care Center and New Canaan Inn who cannot afford the full cost of their care. For more information about Waveny Care Network’s “Swinging for Seniors” Golf and Tennis Outing, contact Joanne Boyer in Waveny’s Development Office at 594-5416 or jboyer@waveny.org.

 Waveny Care Network provides a comprehensive continuum of healthcare to serve the growing needs of older adults from all areas. Waveny is a not-for-profit organization that offers independent living at New Canaan Inn, assisted living for people with Alzheimer’s and memory loss at The Village, and skilled nursing at Waveny Care Center. It also includes the Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic, a Geriatric Care Management team that provides 24-hour coverage, an Adult Day Program that offers flexible hours and transportation six days a week, inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and respite programs and hospice care at The Village and Care Center. For information call (203) 594-5200 or visit www.waveny.org.

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