Basking Ridge NJ, May 7, 2015 –Somerset Hills YMCA, a branch of Somerset County YMCA, is pleased to celebrate its 25th annual Golf Classic, which is scheduled for Monday, June 8, at Roxiticus Golf Club in Mendham.

Spaces are limited, so golfers are encouraged to register now for the Y’s signature event.

As a cause-driven organization with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y welcomes everyone regardless of age, income or background. The Golf Classic is a major fundraiser for Somerset County YMCA, as it contributes to the Y’s ability to provide financial assistance and mission-based programs to those in the community who struggle financially, physically or emotionally.

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This year, the Golf Classic will honor Leslie C. Quick, III, who is also a sponsor of the event. The presenting sponsor of the Golf Classic is the Gagnon Family Foundation.

“Our family has been pleased to support Somerset Hills YMCA for many years. During that time, we’ve seen tremendous growth in the valuable programs and services the Y offers to the community. We look forward to the 25th Annual Golf Classic an event that enables the Y to continue meet the diverse needs of the community,” said Neil Gagnon.  

 Additional sponsors include: Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Fellowship Senior Living,  

Tri-County Orthopedics, the Eric Roos Allstate Insurance Agency, the Olde Mill Inn, Franklin Mutual Insurance Company, Audio Café, and Greenberg Traurig.

“We are so proud to celebrate the 25th year of the Golf Classic, and extremely pleased to have the support of these prestigious sponsors,” said David M. Carcieri, President and CEO of Somerset County YMCA. “These benefactors are passionate about giving back to the community. Their generous support contributes to the Y’s ability to transform lives through direct financial assistance for deserving individuals and through mission-based programs that meet community needs.”

Last year, the Y provided more than $760,000 in direct financial assistance for childcare, membership, summer camp, and programs that keep seniors healthy and connected. Additionally, the Y provided over $600,000 in support of mission-based programs and services that promote a healthy spirit, mind and body. They include Career Forum, a program to support those in job transition, Saturdays in Motion, a recreation program for children with autism and their families, LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA which helps cancer survivors recover, Carousel Kids, a summer program for kids with special needs, and Tutoring and Homework Club, which ensures kids get the academic help they need to succeed.

To become a sponsor, to register or for more information about the Golf Classic, please contact Julie Pascarella at 908  766 7898 x343 or at jpascarella@somersetcountyymca.org

About the Somerset County YMCA
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. At Somerset County YMCA, we believe everyone, regardless of age, income or background, should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. For information about Somerset County YMCA and financial assistance, visit us at www.somersetcountyymca.org