Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Rendina Family Foundation Featured in The Town-Crier

Rendina Family Foundation’s 5th Annual “Raising the B.A.R.”

Bruce A. Rendina Memorial Golf Tournament Raised More Than $140,000

Palm Beach, FL April 1, 2011 – The Rendina Family Foundation’s 5th Annual "Raising the B.A.R." Bruce A. Rendina Memorial Golf Tournament held on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 2011 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida raised more than $140,000.

Friday evening's Welcome Reception, sponsored by SAYDINA, LLC kicked off the event. From 7-9 p.m. guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, a raffle and live auction. During the reception, Dr. Derek Duckett from Scripps Florida spoke about the research that has taken place due to the Rendinas donation and Edward Jonas revealed a sculpture he created of Bruce A. Rendina. Golfers teed off on The Breakers’ Ocean Course Saturday morning at 8 a.m. and an awards luncheon immediately followed. First place team was Frank Coniglio, Nick Coniglio, Chris Cook and Carl Wilander.

The event’s “Raising the B.A.R.” Sponsor was SAYDINA, LLC. The Birdie Sponsor was Key Bank 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 "Raising the B.A.R." Bruce A. Rendina Memorial 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 this 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, please visit www.rendinafamilyfoundation.com or call (561) 628-3058.


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