13 Mar GC resident to be honored by North Shore Child GuidanceFamily Guidance Center’s 21st annual the Jonathan Krevat Memorial Golf & Tennis Classic to be held on Monday, June 19, at The Creek in Locust Valley. Garden City honoree, Dan Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer, Donnelly Mechanical Corporation, a long-time supporter of the Guidance Center, has decided to increase the stakes this year bringing with him Garden City’s zest for lively competition.
In the great tradition of the Davis Cup and the Ryder Cup, the new Krevat Cup will be the coveted prize. This outing will offer an amazing day of good-spirited competition in golf and tennis while raising much needed funds for the Guidance Center. Attendees will form teams comprised of representatives from Garden City, Manhasset, New York City or an East Coast team for participants outside of those areas.Donnelly will serve as Captain of the Garden City team and he’s calling on all golf and tennis aficionados to join his team. The friendly competition will also include the other three captains, Manhasset team captain Mike Mondiello; NYC captain Troy Slade; and East Coast team captain Michael Schnepper.
North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center is the pre-eminent not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island, dedicated to restoring and strengthening the emotional well-being of children (from birth – age 24) and their families.
The Guidance Center, which is headquartered in Roslyn Heights, has a long relationship with the Garden City Community. Many members of the staff and Board of Directors live in the town, and residents have benefited from the Guidance Center’s many innovative programs and services.
“I know Garden City’s spirit of competition will be in full swing,” says Donnelly. “This is going to be an outstanding event, and I’m thrilled that the Garden City community is rallying behind our team! Our goal is to raise no less than $200,000 this year, all of which goes to support the important work of the Guidance Center. Garden City is a community that gives with their heart and plays to win.”
Thus far, Garden City team members include: Caterina Asaro, Maria Balsamo, James Buser, Joseph Diprisco, John Fallon, Dino Mangione, Sean Mcentee, Mike McGowan, Peter Samaan, Tiziano Sartori, Paul Vitale, and Dave Westermann.
“We’re so grateful to Dan for serving as our honoree and captain of the Garden City team this year,” says Andrew Malekoff, Executive Director of the Guidance Center. “It’s going to be a great way to raise funds and awareness of our programs while having a terrific day at the Creek, which is one of Long Island’s finest golf courses.”
Malekoff adds, “The event is crucial to our fundraising efforts, and will help us continue to help thousands of children each year who are struggling with issues such as bullying, depression, anxiety, divorce and substance abuse. It is through the support and generosity of Garden City and other Long Island communities that we are able to continue and expand our efforts.”
For those interested in joining a team, please contact Diana Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 516-626- 1971, ext 309.