The Rendina Family Foundation hosted the fifth annual “Raising the B.A.R.” Bruce A. Rendina Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, March 4 and Saturday March 5 at the Breakers.
Friday evening’s Welcome Reception, sponsored by Saydina LLC, kicked off the event. From 7 to 9 p.m. guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, a raffle and live auction. During the reception, Dr. Derek Duckett of Scripps Floriaa spoke about the research that has taken place due to the Rendina foundation’s donation, and Edward Jonas revealed a sculpture he created of the late Bruce A. Rendina. Golfers teed off on the Breakers’ Ocean Course on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., with an awards luncheon immediately following. The first-place team included Frank Coniglio, Nick Coniglio, Chris Cook and Carl Wilander.
The event raised more than $140,000. The “Raising the B.A.R.” sponsor was Saydina. The Birdie Sponsor was KeyBank Real Estate Capital. Par sponsors included Anderson Moore Construction; Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun LLP; Fred Klipsch; G4S Secure Solutions; Lloyds Commodities; Mills Gilbane; and Safier Enterprises LLC.
Proceeds from the fifth annual Rendina Family Foundation golf tournament will help the foundation support its mission. The Rendina Family Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life for families and individuals who have been affected by cancer. The foundation endeavors to accomplish through the funding of organizations, hospitals and biotechnology companies that excel in researching and developing cures for cancer. In addition, the foundation supports efforts to increase the general welfare of the communities in which it is actively involved. Since its inception, the Rendina Family Foundation has donated more than $5 million to organizations nationwide.
For more information about the Rendina Family Foundation, call (561) 628-3058.
“Rendina Family Foundation Hosts Annual Golf Tourney At The Breakers” The Town-Crier 31 March 2011: 2. Print.