FORT MYERS, Fla. ( November 27 , 2013)
The 10th Annual Shell Point Open Charity Golf Tournament, presented by the Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, hosted 124 golfers and raised $25,000 to benefit the community’s Memory Care Center that serves senior adults who have memory loss or dementia from Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.
“Golfers and sponsors alike continue to support this tournament each year not only because of the camaraderie, but because of the opportunity to help with a worthwhile cause,” said Timothy Stephenson, executive director of the Legacy Foundation. “This tournament is just one way that we can help individuals receive the best memory care possible, while also having some fun playing Shell Point’s newly renovated course,” he added.
The Scoggins/Moreland Group of UBS Financial Services, Inc. was recognized as the seven-time title sponsor for the tournament.Corporate Sponsors included Alexander & Hoover CPA’s, PA; Alliance Development Fund, Inc.; Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral Homes & Cremation Services; Wright Construction Group, Inc. Gold Sponsors included B & I Contractors, Inc.; Bill Smith, Inc.; FineMark National Bank & Trust; Gorman Co.; Independent Order of Foresters; Investors’ Security Trust Co.; McKesson Corp.; Northern Trust Bank; Osterhout & McKinney P.A.; Seitlin and Company; Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill, PA; Stevens Construction; and Weinstein Wilkes Financial Group. Silver Sponsors included Edward Jones; First Quality; Flint Financial Investments Management Corporation; Gavins Ace Hardware; Harmaty Financial Services; Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt, P.A.; Hughes, Snell & Co, PA; Leisure Time Cleaning; Ricoh USA, Inc.; Tuscan & Company PA; and Ziegler Investment Banking. Scanlon Auto Group sponsored a hole-in-one challenge for a 24-month lease on a new Lexus or Acura.
The Shell Point Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course that opened in 2000 and was renovated in the summer of 2013. The course offers a grass driving range and practice green, lessons, plus a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar. The course is open to the public, and is located at the entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida, just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel Island Causeway. The Legacy Foundation was founded in 2002 as a non-profit organization serving the Shell Point community.