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Make-A-Wish Golf Outing

Event Overview

May 14, 2018  |  1:00 p.m. Shotgun start
Rhode Island Country Club, Barrington, RI

Golfers will enjoy golfing at one of Rhode Island’s premier classic golf courses along beautiful Narragansett Bay while celebrating the power of the Make-A-Wish mission with some of the region’s top business and philanthropic leaders.  The tournament features fun and friendly competition on the course, followed by a cocktail reception, refreshments, and celebration of Rhode Island wishes hosted by WPRI-TV’s Michelle Muscatello.

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For additional details and questions, contact Sara Masri at 401.781.9474 or fznfev@znffev.jvfu.bet.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

EAGLE SPONSORS

Delta Dental of Rhode Island
Bill and Doris Loehning

FOURSOME SPONSORS

Anytime Realty
Bentley Builders
Bristol Macaroni Company
G. Media Studios
General Dynamics/Electric Boat
Jackson National Insurance
Jay Mattie
MS Walker
New England Recycling
Putnam Investments
Rockland Trust
Starkweather and Shepley

GOLF BALL SPONSOR

DarrowEverett

GOLF CART SPONSOR

University Orthopedics

HOLE-IN-ONE SPONSOR

Grieco Automotive Group

CLOSEST-TO-THE-PIN SPONSOR

Dr. and Mrs. Jon Jordan


2018 Golf Outing Committee

Thank you to our planning committee!

Committee Chair
Don Parsons*, Anytime Realty

Committee Members
Bill Loehning**, Barrington, RI
Joe Perroni*, Delta Dental of Rhode Island
Peter Jacavone, III, Starkweather and Shepley
Robert Jameison, Fidelity Investments
Derek Wallen, Fidelity Investments

*Member, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Board of Directors
**Member, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Board of Directors and Chair, Rhode Island Advisory Council

  • Averie, 4, whose wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort was granted in April, helped kick off the tournament along with her father, Keith, who spoke about the impact of his daughter’s wish.

  • Tournament chair and a member of our Rhode Island Advisory Council Joe Perroni, from Delta Dental of Rhode Island - an Eagle Sponsor of the tournament - kicks off the event

  • A thumbs up from golfer Ed Brady, sponsored by Say Cheese, as golfers head onto the course

  • Averie kept golfers' spirits up under cloudy skies

  • A foursome from Textron, lead sponsor of the tournament. Left to right: Eddie Coupe, Jayne Donegan, Erik Carleton, and Lyn Andersen

  • Bill Loehning (far right), Make-A-Wish board member, chair of our Rhode Island Advisory Council, member of the tournament committee, and Eagle Sponsor, with his teammates

  • Eagle Sponsor Doris Loehning, second from left, with her teammates

  • Golfers from Trusted Choice | Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island, an Eagle Sponsor of the tournament

  • Board member Jay Mattie, far left, with fellow golfers from foursome sponsor PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Paul Tierney (far left), Rhode Island Advisory Council member, with fellow golfers from foursome sponsor Bentley Builders

  • (Left to right) Dan Balkun of Balkun Title & Closing, a snack hole sponsor; Don Parsons, tournament committee member from foursome sponsor Anytime Realty; and Matt Resnick from Home Point Financial, also a snack hole sponsor

  • Emcee and Rhode Island Advisory Council member Michelle Muscatello from WPRI-TV Channel 12, one of the event's media sponsors

  • Board chair Bob Paglia, CEO Charlotte Beattie, and 2009 wish recipient and guest speaker Aaron Joseph, who shared his wish experience of throwing out the first pitch at Fenway Park

  • The sun sets over the course

A Look Back at the 2017 Tournament


In its first year, the Make-A-Wish® Golf Tournament at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington set the course for future wishes!

On Monday, May 15, 130 participants enjoyed golfing at one of Rhode Island’s premier courses along beautiful Narragansett Bay. The sold-out tournament brought together top business and philanthropic leaders from the region to support the Make-A-Wish mission during the 30th anniversary year of Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

After a round of friendly competition on the course, golfers enjoyed a cocktail reception followed by a dinner program emceed by Michelle Muscatello from WPRI-TV Channel 12. The evening concluded with a fantastic show of generosity as tournament participants together contributed enough through Fund-A-Wish to grant the wishes of two Rhode Island children!

A heartfelt thank you to all of our generous supporters and in particular, to major sponsors Textron, Delta Dental of Rhode Island, Trusted Choice | Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island, and Bill and Doris Loehning of Barrington. We are also grateful to our tournament committee members, program participants, event volunteers, media sponsors WPRI-TV and Cat Country 98.1, and in-kind donors, all of whom contributed to the event’s success. This inaugural tournament raised more than $120,000 to grant wishes for seriously ill children in Rhode Island!

Photos courtesy of Jenan Issa

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