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Northfield Retirement Community Announces 2012 Golf Classic
Submitted by Leah Rich on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 7:17am
Northfield Retirement Community (NRC) invites the community to participate in its 6th Annual NRC Golf Classic, held on Monday, June 4, at Northfield Golf Club. The NRC Golf Classic is a fundraising event put on by the Northfield Retirement Community Foundation and is designed to provide broad support for the NRC mission of delivering premier living environments and outreach services to aging individuals.
Event organizer and NRC Vice President of Long Term Care Operations Tom Nielsen said, “Last year’s event went extraordinarily well and we’re looking forward to building on its success. The Northfield community – those who are familiar with NRC, those who know us by reputation alone, as well as others – has been tremendously supportive and we’re anticipating a full house once again this year.”
In addition to supporting the NRC mission, proceeds from the event also serve to fund the organization’s special projects. The Northfield Retirement Community Foundation exists to provide support for NRC’s mission, programs and services by raising monies through grants, appeals, campaigns and individual gifts.
The event features 18 holes of golf held in a scramble format along with lunch and an elegant banquet dinner. There are multiple prize opportunities for participants as well, including a $10,000 hole-in-one prize and a $10,000 putting contest.
Nielsen continued, “It really is just a great day. The opportunity to golf with friends is wonderful, of course. But even more inspiring is seeing the commitment of our many colleagues, sponsors, volunteers, family members and others who come out to support our mission. The event is about raising funds, yes, but it’s also about celebrating all those who make it possible for us to serve older adults.”
The NRC Golf Classic begins at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 4. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m. and the awards ceremony and dinner take place at 5:30 p.m. The event is made possible by major sponsors New Horizon Foods and US Foods. For more information, visit www.northfieldretirement.org.
Northfield Retirement Community has a 40-year history of providing quality housing and services specifically designed to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of older adults. The organization currently operates or manages seven senior living facilities across the community: Northfield ParkView, SouthView Suites, Cannon Valley Suites, Northwood Pines, Northfield Manor, Evergreen Lodge (memory care facility) and Northfield Care Center. Providing a range of services – from round-the-clock care to minimal home care assistance – the housing options available focus on giving adults, age 55 or older, the assistance they need to lead healthy, meaningful lives.