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Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation Annual Golf Invitational Raises $195,000 for Hospital


More than 175 golfers and guests participated in the
daylong event at the Montclair Golf Club.

West Orange, NJ – A great cheer went up as more than 150 golfers headed out for the shotgun start to Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation’s annual Golf Invitational at the Montclair Golf Club.

The golf outing raised $195,000 for Clara Maass Medical Center, including $12,000 from a silent auction, featuring a BMW bicycle, VIP guest passes to TV shows, signed sports memorabilia and golf foursomes at neighboring country clubs.

“Funds from our Golf Invitational help ensure that Clara Maass Medical Center continues to deliver high-quality, compassionate health care that keeps pace with the latest advances in technology and medicine,” said Jane Newman Kessler, vice president of Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation.

Golfers enjoyed the daylong event, which included brunch, 18 holes of golf, cocktails, dinner and a silent auction.

“We are appreciative of the support from our greater business and medical community and for the many civic and community leaders who attended this event,” said Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of CMMC.

A variety of amenities were offered to golfers throughout the day – from complimentary ice cream located along the golf course and an ongoing barbecue – to the chance to win a Mercedes and a Lexus, Hole-In-One prizes provided by Globe Mercedes and Lexus of Route 10.

Both CMMC and CMMC Foundation expressed its gratitude to the many sponsors that helped make this year’s fundraiser a success.

Major sponsors included:

  • Champion Sponsors: Prismatic Development Corp., Hudson Construction and Clara Maass Medical Staff.
  • Corporate Sponsors: J. Kuhl Metals Co., Inc., Kearny Federal Savings, QualCare, Inc., Rendina Companies and SEI Investments.
  • Dinner Sponsor: County Graphics Forms Management, LLC
  • Brunch Sponsor: Clara Maass Auxiliary
  • Silent Auction Sponsor: Apruzzese, McDermott, Mastro & Murphy and Power Electric Company

It is the 14th year Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation has hosted its Golf Invitational at Montclair Golf Club.

Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation:
Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to generating philanthropic support for the facilities, programs and services of CMMC, a non-sectarian, 465-bed hospital serving Essex, Hudson and Bergen Counties. Its website is:

Located in Belleville, NJ, Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. Clara Maass’ centers and services include The Health and Wellness Center, Nuclear Medicine, The Cancer Center at Clara Maass, Adult Cardiac Services including Diagnostic Services, Cardiac Catheterization, Elective and Emergency Angioplasty and Rehabilitation, The Pain Management Center, The Joint & Spine Institute, a Vascular Center, Same Day Surgery, The Wound Center at Clara Maass, The Center for Sleep Disorders, The Bariatric Surgery Center, Rehabilitation Services, The Eye Surgery Center, Maternity Services and Parent Education, as well as Pediatrics. For a physician referral or more information about Clara Maass, call 1-888-724-7123 or visit

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Date: May 21, 2013

Contact: Elizabeth Moore
Director of Public Relations

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