MADISON, NJ – The champions of Madison Area YMCA’s 16th Annual Charity Bocce Invitational Tournament are “The Aristocrats.”
Hosted by the Forum Club and the Toto family, the Bocce Invitational was held Sept. 11 through mid-October and raised more than $35,000 for Madison YMCA health and wellness programs, including LIVESTRONG, the Diabetes Prevention Program, the Community Mental Health Initiative, Enhance Fitness, One Step, Delay the Disease and Project Community Pride, a youth and family counseling service.
Members of the winning “Aristocrats” team include Victor Bocchino, team captain and president of the Madison Forum Club; Rocco Nigro; Tony Cianci and Saverio Allocca.
The “Forum Club Boys” team took second place. Team members: Tony Bassolino, Ralph Bassolino, Frank Iossa and team captain Peter Iossa.
Investors Bank sponsored the event for a fifth year. Other tournament sponsors were Rocco’s Tuscany Bar and Grill and Villa Rose Wine School, which provided a wonderful celebration for participants and spectators. Other sponsors that helped ensure the success of the Bocce Invitational were Atlantic Health System and Dr. John Dalena of Summit Medical Group.