Hole in one: Annual golf outing generates more than $150,000 for Devereux Pennsylvania
More than 250 golfers hit the links for Devereux Pennsylvania’s annual Golf Classic. (Pictured from left to right: Joseph Campbell, Kevin Dronson, Bob Dunne, Paul Mora)
The golf outing, held on May 14, generated more than $150,000 to support the 3,500 individuals Devereux serves in southeastern Pennsylvania. (Pictured from left to right: Howard Lebold, Chris Lange, John Burnes, Matt O’Donnell)
Following the golf tournament, attendees had the opportunity to enjoy a cocktail and dinner reception, and live and silent auctions.
During the dinner program, four individuals served by Devereux Pennsylvania were honored for overcoming tremendous personal challenges, including Brendan, who received the Thomas J. Brookshier Heart of a Champion Award.
weather did not dampen the spirits of more than 250 golfers who hit the links
for Devereux Advanced
Behavioral Health Pennsylvania’s annual Golf Classic to raise critical funds
for youth and adults with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.
golf outing, held on May 14 at the Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Wissahickon and
Militia Hill courses in Flourtown, Pa., generated more than $150,000 to support
the 3,500 individuals Devereux serves in southeastern Pennsylvania.
the golf tournament, attendees had the opportunity to enjoy a cocktail and
dinner reception, and live and silent auctions. WMMR radio host Preston Elliot served as the evening’s
want to thank our golfers, sponsors and volunteers for helping to make this
year’s Golf Classic an overwhelming success,” said Devereux President and CEO Carl E. Clark II. “This event gets
bigger and better each year – whether Mother Nature is on our side or not – and
allows us to generate much-needed funding so that we may continue to serve and
support the children, adolescents and adults in our care.”
achievements of youth and adults
the dinner program, four individuals served by Devereux Pennsylvania were
honored for overcoming tremendous personal challenges.
Thomas J. Brookshier Heart of a Champion
Award recognizes a child and an adult for their “extraordinary
participation in recreational, art, music, cultural and vocational programs.”
This year’s award was presented to Brendan,
who is served by Devereux Pennsylvania’s
Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (CIDDS) center and Ben, who is employed by The Shops at Devereux, part of Devereux
Pennsylvania’s vocational training program.
- Anya, served by Devereux Pennsylvania’s
Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) center, received the Williams Family Achievement Award for
“exhibiting extraordinary growth in her sense of personal responsibility.”
Philip K. Glick Leadership Award was
presented to Piper, who participates
in Devereux Pennsylvania’s
CBHS Community-based Outpatient Services, for “exhibiting extraordinary leadership
skills and possessing the ability to leverage those skills, not only for her
own personal success, but for the betterment of others.”
individuals have demonstrated remarkable strength, determination and resilience
in reaching their goals and dreams,” Clark shared. “Through hard work and dedication,
they have been able to thrive in the face of adversity, and show their peers,
families and – most importantly themselves – they can and will succeed.”
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