5th Annual Elant Golf Classic Raises More Than $40,000

Funds will go toward residential improvements and upgrades at Elant locations

GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 27, 2012) – The Elant Foundation’s 5th Annual Elant Golf Classic, which took place on Thursday, July 12, raised more than $40,000 from this year’s event. More than 150 golfers, volunteers and dinner guests came together for this year’s outing held at the Dutchess Golf and Country Club in Poughkeepsie.


The event’s proceeds will benefit the 2012 fundraising campaign, “The New Elant Dining Experience,” which will revolutionize the residential dining experience at all Elant locations. Improvements are set to include an array of menu selections for each course, personalized tableside care and a new, restaurant-style environment where residents can share the experience with family and friends.


“All of us at Elant are so pleased with the outcome of this year’s event, and very grateful to each and every one of our players, attendees and sponsors,” said Melissa McCoy, Director of Corporate Initiatives at Elant. “The number of businesses in our community who continue to show their support, year after year, is truly vital to Elant, its mission, residents and their families.”


Sponsors were highlighted throughout the day’s events on programs, golf carts and signage, including this year’s title sponsor, Med-World, an Omnicare Company. Players received a number of donated gift items, including a beautiful travel garment back. Other features included several on-course specialties from sponsors Texas Roadhouse, Edible Arrangements, the Newburgh Brewing Company and more, as well as end-of-day chair massages, which were taken advantage of by many golfers.


“It was a great day and the folks at Elant do a great job,” said Joseph Loughlin, of the Law Offices of M.L. Zager P.C., and this year’s beverage cart sponsor. “We attend several of these outings every summer and Elant’s event is right at the top of the list in terms of how they treat their sponsors and guests.


The first place Men’s team was made up of Mark Fellenzer, Fellenzer Engineering; Ray VanVorrhis, Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis, LLP; Paul Hoffner and James Feraca, John Herbert Company.


“This year’s golf classic would not have been possible without the time and effort of our generous committee of business and community leaders,” said Todd Whitney, President and CEO of Elant. “They are Kevin Armistead, Armistead Mechanical; Ed Cuccurullo, West Point Consulting; Angela Genova, Genova Law; Joe Peixoto, Healthtrac; Tim Scannell, Mobile Life; Margaret Skonberg, Skonberg Chiropractic; Michael Webb, Language Fundamentals, and volunteer Julie Whitney.”