Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf
Honoring ADAPT Essential Workers
will be Hosted by
Anchor, FOX 5 News at 5:00 p.m. & 10:00
Monday, August 23rd in New
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
(May 18th, 2021) – Edward
R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network,
announced today that
Annual ADAPT Community Network Golf Tournament will
be held at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, New York,
on Monday, August 23rd, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
The annual tournament supports ADAPT Community Network,
with all proceeds from the event helping to fund the
delivery of life-affirming programs and services to
children and adults with disabilities and their
The golf tournament will be hosted
Steve Lacy, Anchor, FOX 5 News at
5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
"We are pleased to have Steve Lacy
hosting our golf outing for the first time,” says
Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network.
“Steve has worked for the past several years to help
raise awareness for ADAPT’s programs and services and we
are grateful to him for his ongoing support.”
Steve Lacy is a longtime Co-Chair of
ADAPT’s Santa Project Party & Auction benefiting ADAPT’s
He has also donated his time to serve as
Team ADAPT’s Team Captain for the annual Achilles Hope
and Possibility race.
“It is an honor to serve as host of
ADAPT’s annual golf tournament,” says Steve Lacy.
“I have seen first-hand the incredible work that ADAPT
Community Network provides to thousands of children,
families, and adults with disabilities. Now, more than
ever, we need to support the important work of ADAPT in
“We look forward to honoring ADAPT’s
dedicated staff and essential workers, whose
tireless work in significant ways this past year, has
made it possible to continue to provide our over 100
comprehensive programs and services to thousands of
children, families, and adults supported by ADAPT while
keeping them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says
Edward R. Matthews.
Committee: Michael Berger, Valentino
Galella, Edward R. Matthews,
10:00 AM - Check-in and Breakfast
11:00 AM - Shotgun Start
5:00 PM – Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres,
and Award Presentations
is the anchor of the FOX 5 News at 5:00 p.m. and FOX 5
News at 10 p.m. at WNYW-TV, the Fox Television flagship
station in New York City. He has been in this role since
January of 2013. Previously, he co-anchored "Good Day
Wakeup" and "Good Day Early Call" on FOX 5, weekdays
from 4:30 to 7AM. He also reported for "Good Day New
York." Lacy joined FOX 5 in August of 2011 from WCVB-TV
in Boston, where he was co-anchor of the weekend "EyeOpener"
and general assignment reporter. Prior to his time in
Boston, Lacy anchored the morning and noon newscasts at
WWLP-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts. He started his
career as an anchor, reporter, photographer, editor, and
producer at WVII-TV in Bangor, Maine.
About ADAPT Community Network
ADAPT Community Network
is the leading human service not‐for‐profit and a
pioneer in providing cutting‐edge programs and services
for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more
inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through
education, technology, health, residential, and
recreational programs in all five boroughs. Our schools
and services encompass many people who have challenges
beyond cerebral palsy such as autism, Down syndrome,
spina bifida, and neuromuscular disorders, among others.
We are the largest provider of pre‐school education
for children with disabilities in New York. ADAPT’s
100 comprehensive programs serve over 20,000 children
and adults with disabilities and their families.
For tickets to and sponsorship
information for the ADAPT Golf Tournament, go to:
For more information about ADAPT
Community Network, go to: