CBHCare Foundation Raises over $45,000 at 11th Annual Golf Tournament
The CBHCare Foundation's 11th Annual Golf Tournament, held September 23, 2010, brought in over $45,000 in funds to support Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare's work in community caring for individuals living with mental illness and addiction. "We are very proud of our work this year," said Helen Kuruc, Foundation President and Tournament Co-Chair, "every year our sponsors and golfers come out to show their support; and during these challenging times we are especially grateful for their continued loyalty to the people we serve."
Continues Kuruc, "We are grateful to the many long-time friends who support us and would especially like to acknowledge this year's Tournament Sponsors Gabe, Anthony and Michael Ambrosio; Gold Sponsor, ChemTec Pest Control; Silver Sponsors The Becker Family; and Prize Sponsors Durante Mason & Asphalt Paving and Valley National Bank." Co-Chair Gabe Ambrosio, Foundation Vice President, said, "We really appreciate the terrific turnout, the weather was beautiful and we all had a great time."
Additional sponsors included The Bogle Agency, Golf Carts; Arlington Plumbing & Heating Co., Beverage Cart; and Hole-in-One Vehicle - 2011 GMC Terrain Sponsor, Frank's GMC of Lyndhurst, NJ. After an afternoon of golf, everyone returned to the clubhouse where they enjoyed a gourmet dinner and the presentation of the golfing awards plus the raffle and door prizes. All golfers were eligible to win a variety of contests and prizes. A full list of the Contest, Tee and Raffle Sponsors can be found here.
The CBHCare Foundation was established in 2001 to support the mission of Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. (CBHCare). Funds raised by the CBHCare Foundation go to support the programs and services provided to the community by CBHCare. Board President, Helen Kuruc is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Essex County College and a resident of Garfield, NJ; Board Vice President, Gabriel Ambrosio, is a practicing Attorney in Lyndhurst, NJ and a former New Jersey State Senator.
Founded in 1969 in response to the critical need for counseling services in the community, CBHCare is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the highest quality behavioral healthcare services to the people of New Jersey. Over the past 40 years, CBHCare has expanded from a grass roots undertaking of concerned citizens to a comprehensive community resource serving all ages - from children to seniors.
With treatment centers in Lyndhurst and Hackensack CBHCare offers quality mental health services including individual and family counseling; day treatment programs for adults and after-school programs for adolescents; alcohol and substance abuse treatment; the Valley Brook Center for Seniors with emotional needs and the challenges of aging; residential homes; outreach to homeless individuals with mental illness; support for families and preventive services - making CBHCare one of the most vital and important healthcare resources in northern New Jersey. Since its inception, no one has ever been denied CBHCare services because they could not afford them. For more information visit www.cbhcare.com.