This year’s Independent Living Association’s Golf and Games fundraiser event proved to be a smashing success. The weather at Harbor Links Golf Course was perfect for the 120 golfers, many who have been participating for many years. There was also a record attendance for the Mah Jongg games and lessons. In addition 40 dinner guests were in attendance.
Many of the participants came away with great giveaways including golf outerwear, cigars, lighters, wine and baseball caps. A highlight of the evening was when Danny Askari’s matching donation up to $2500 was achieved. Happily, record breaking funds were raised at this year’s event.
The biggest winners in the event, however, were not the generous donors but the men and women whose lives have been enriched through the work of ILA. All proceeds will go to support a new ILA’s Day Habilitation program, designed to promote community involvement, independent living and socialization for program participants.
Arthur Palevsky, the Executive Director of ILA, could not have been more pleased knowing that so many people continually donate their time and money to this unique program.