2011 MNF Rosemary Smith, RN Memorial Golf Tournament a big success!


The Massachusetts Nurses Foundation – a non-profit organization whose mission is to support scholarship and research in nursing and healthcare – held its annual golf tournament on July 25, and was successful in raising over $20,000 for its scholarship programs.  The tournament named in memory of Rosemary Smith, RN a longtime leader and advocate for the nursing community and a tenacious fundraiser and supporter for the Massachusetts Nurses Foundation.

More than 100 participants enjoyed the 18-hole Florida scramble style tournament at the LeBaron Hills Country Club in Lakeville, MA. The day’s events included a buffet style awards luncheon followed with raffle prizes and awards presented to the lowest scores for female, male and mixed foursomes. 

Female winners: Joanne Raby, Julie Bunn, Phyllis Berg, Julie Dandreo
Male winners: Joe Byrne, Jim Axon, Ed Hickey, Stan Glushik
Mixed winners: Andy Ferris, Mark Ferris, Kristen Ferris, James Lockwood

A 50/50 raffle drawing was won by Jim Axon in the amount of $590.  Prizes include a foursome donated by LeBaron Hills Country Club, a pair of Red Sox tickets donated by Corry Associates, and a second pair of Red Sox tickets donated by Richard Curtin of Curtin, Murphy & O’Reilley, P.C., a 42” Plasma TV donated by Steve Bokser of Reliant Mortgage were among many of the raffle prizes.

Thanks to the planning committee: Andy Ferris, Cindy Messia, Jack Gordon, Jon Neal, Shirley Thompson, Tom Lent and Tony Antonelli.  Special Thanks to the hardworking volunteers that helped to make this event successful.  Nancy Byrne, Barbara “Cookie” Cooke, Denise Donahue, Chris Doucette, Deb Hickey, Jim Kane, Jennifer Marshall, Ginny Ryan, William Salazar, Diane Scherrer, Phyllis Sheldon, and Marguerite Sousa.

The MNF thanks all our generous donors:

Arbella Insurance
AT&T Wireless
Boston Benefit Partners, LLC
Brockton Rox
Cape Clogs
Central MA - AFL-CIO
Colonial Insurance
Corry Associates, LLC
Curtin, Murphy & O'Reilly, P.C.
F1 Boston
Grossman Marketing
HarborOne Credit Union
Healing Massage Therapy, LLC
James & Claranne Parker
Jeff Vigeant
McDonald, Lamond & Canzoneri, Attorneys at Law
Membership Benefits Insurance Agency
MNA Regional Council 2
MNA Regional Council 3
MNA Regional Council 4
MNA Regional Council 5
Nurse Discount Home Mortgage Program by Reliant Mortgage
Pioneer Investments
Premier Promotions & Neil Aronson
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Unit 7 Health Care Professional State Chapter