Swing for Life

Now that was a Hole in One-a real winner!_0966597485

An exhilarating day on the green took place at the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club on September 8 to benefit Ezer Mizion’s International Jewish Bone Marrow Registry. With golf clubs in hand and compassion in their hearts, golfers teed off at the most magnificent, Devereux Everett-designed golf course in Nassau County, overlooking the Reynolds Channel.   The food was fabulous, an ocean breeze invigorated the atmosphere and the sun shone, filling each participant with happiness as his club struck another blow against cancer._0004323264

Ezer Mizion has saved the lives of over 1500 —many of them small children. One can only imagine the terror, the anguish as a mother watches her four-year-old play house, knowing she may never grow up to experience the ‘real thing’. A transplant can save her life. But will a DNA match be found? Before it’s too late?

September 8 was a day of victory, a day to enlarge the Registry so that more life-saving matches will be found. Every player was a winner, helping to save the lives of cancer patients whose only chance for a future is a bone marrow transplant._1072341142

Much gratitude goes to our hard-working committee members:

Stuart Alter         Simeon Chiger                   Aaron Cynamon                               Alex Dembitzer                  Robert Eisman

Ben Englander                   Dudie Frankel                    Jason Greenberg                              Dr. Aaron C. Katz

Lawrence J. Levine                           David Lyons                                        Manny Malekan

Mark Marmurstein                         Dr. David Ritholtz                             Marc Soskel

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Ofra Konikoff, Ezer Mizion’s Chief Transplant Coordinator, spoke at the post-tournament dinner thanking the guests and sponsors for joining in this most vital mission. “The very same IDF soldiers that protected Israel during the frightening weeks of Operation Protective Edge are protecting Jews around the globe by their having joined the Registry._5969548948 How are they able to join? Because people like you have contributed generously for the costly DNA testing. You have truly helped to save lives.”

Congratulations to our trophy winners!

Scramble 1st Place: 59

Shia Caller, Barish Paneth, BB Kleiman, Joey Cohen

**Match of Cards**

Scramble 2nd Place:     59

David Schonbrun, Mark Sultan, Hon Silver, Ron Schwartz

Scramble 3rd Place:      61_2113117512

Dan Myers, Steven Pollan, John Ernst, Ohad Rosenthal

Closest to Pin on 4th hole:

Ron Schwartz            5’2”

Longest Drive on 11th hole (Men):

Ohad Rosenthal  

Long Drove on 11th hole (Women):

Barbara Hartstein

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