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A Day Out For The Fund

July 12, 2012

Norm Lewis and Event Tennis Chair Liz Callaway before they hit the courts. Photo by Erica Lupinacci.

On Monday, July 9th, The Actors Fund’s second annual CelebriTee Golf & Tennis Outing took over the historic Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, New Jersey, and raised more than $50,000 for The Fund! A large group of golfers, led by Event Golf Chair Peter Gallagher, enjoyed a picture-perfect day on the course and tried for the hole-in-one prize: a 2012 Ford Mustang offered by Steve Kalafer of Flemington Car & Truck Country. (Alas, while a number of people got close, nobody made it!) Meanwhile, Event Tennis Chair Liz Callaway fired up the group of tennis players, which included The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess‘s Norm Lewis and Anthony Nunziata.

Kathryn and her dad, Peter Gallagher. Photo by Anita & Steve Shevett.

As the afternoon wrapped up, participants gathered at the clubhouse for a cocktail reception hosted by Peter Gallagher–who shared an anecdote and a song from Guys and Dolls–and his daughter Kathryn, who treated everyone to a beautifully-sung sneak peek of two songs from Lance Horne’s new musical, The Strip.

Thanks to all of our sport-enthusiast participants, as well as the many individuals and organizations who made the day possible, including  I.A.T.S.E. Local One, Sardi’s, New York Marriott Marquis, United, Jock and Joan Duncan, MJM Global Insurance, Local 52 Motion Picture Studio Mechanics, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Café Edison, Theatrical Wardrobe Union Local 764 I.A.T.S.E., Aspen Medical Associates (Jay Meyerowitz, MD, Joseph Rizzo, MD, Jeff Salizzoni, MD, Karen Lee, MD), Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 IBT Integrated Wealth Management, Mass Mutual, Ryan Labs Asset Management, Partner’s Pharmacy, The Stockbridge Group, Neuberger Berman LLC, Beth and Leonard Wilf, and Charlotte & AJ Pocock.

Stanley Tveit, Aaron Tveit, Dr. Jim Beyer, and Joe Benincasa out on the course at the Knickerbocker Country Club. Photo by Karissa Krenz.

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