The Farms Country Club Foundation announced that it has donated $50,000 to two local Connecticut charities, Livewell, Conn., and the Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter. The funds were raised from the proceeds of Jim Hanlon’s Longest Day of Golf Solo Charity Marathon and the Harte of the Zwick Charity Pro-Am.
The Harte of the Zwick Charity Pro-Am is a golf tournament that raises money to support those suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease. This year’s tournament featured 25 fivesomes, who all played for the cause.
“We are incredibly grateful to the golfers, sponsors, and volunteers who made this year’s Harte of the Zwick Charity Pro-Am a success,” said Mike Annenberg, President of The Farms Country Club Foundation. “Thanks to their generosity, we are able to make a significant impact on the lives of those affected by these diseases.”
The funds donated by The Farms Country Club Foundation will be used to support a variety of programs and services offered by Livewell, Conn., and the Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter. These programs and services include: Providing support groups and counseling for those affected by dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease; Offering educational resources and information about the diseases; Funding research into new treatments and cures for the diseases.
"We are so grateful to everyone involved in the Harte of the Zwick golf tournament for the generous gift," said Ginny Hanbridge, Executive Director of the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. "This will allow us to help the 80,000 people in our state who are living with this disease and their caregivers navigate the dementia journey. Thank you all!"
The Farms Country Club Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2021. The Foundation’s mission is to empower the community around us by supporting local charities and initiatives.