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Oakwood Center of the Palm Beaches
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Murphy, left, sports director of CBS 12 and Fox 29,
was the honorary chairman of Oakwood Center of the Palm Beaches, Inc. Annual
Golf Classic. With him are, from second to left,
Linda DePiano, Ph.D., chief executive officer of the Oakwood Center, and the event co-chairs, Barbara
E. Golden, Ph.D., and Richard H. Wilson Jr.
- Patrons stepped up to the tees, raising
more than $24,000 at the Oakwood Center of the Palm Beaches’ Third Annual Golf Classic
at Ironhorse Country Club in
West Palm Beach.
60 golfers joined honorary chairman Pat
Murphy, sports director of CBS 12 and Fox
29, for a breezy day on the greens on March
27. “It was a little windy, but we played
well,” Murphy said after play. His foursome
came in a strong third.
winning foursome was Mike Bianchini, Bob
Burke, Mike Caggiano and Jim Longfield. Sam
Liebovich was closest to the pin for men;
Nancy Rossi won for the ladies. Maria
Flamini won ladies’ longest drive.
this year were Barbara E. Golden, Ph.D.,
Chairman of Oakwood’s Board of Directors and
Richard Wilson Jr., CTFA, Vice Chairman of
the Board of Directors at Oakwood.
for supporting mental health in
Palm Beach County, especially in this economy,” Dr.
Golden said in her welcoming remarks to
patrons at the reception.
Paul Gionfriddo did a masterful job as the
auctioneer for items that included vintage
wine, rounds of golf, a croquet party and a
golf vacation. The pieces de resistance of
the silent auction were a $1,000 set of
Cobra golf clubs and a hand-turned wooden
bowl made by Jerry Golden.
Jerry Golden, Dr. Golden’s husband and son,
and their business American Paper Recycling,
were the eagle sponsors
“Our founder, Jerome
Golden, told me, ‘when things get tough,
it’s time to step up to the plate,’ ’’ Ken
sponsors were Brown & Brown of Florida,
Inc.; Ingam Retirement Group, Karpus
Investment Management, Scott Harris of Group
Insurance Solutions, and Richard H. Wilson
Jr. Committee members also included Jerry
Golden, Linda DePiano, Ph.D., Hank Newman,
Nancy Rossi and Joan Schwartzman.
this event benefit ongoing programming
Center of the Palm
Oakwood has made an impact on countless l
by providing a full range of behavioral
children, adults and families of central,
Palm Beach County
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