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New Providence Lions Club Celebrates 20th Annual Frank A. Pizzi Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament

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Golf Luncheon at the Frank A. Pizzi Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg. Credits: New Providence Lions Club
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Winners of the annual Frank A. Pizzi Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg, are, from left, C. Bisaccia, J Nook, & C Rust. Credits: NP Lions Club
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The Lantern Hill Golf Committee, from left, Gabe Spera, Christine LoPrete, Patricia Swann and Dick Byrnes. Credits: NP Lions Club
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Mark McAvoy, Fox Hollow Club Professional, John Everitt, Lions Club President,Bob Campbell, Brian Geoffroy and Bill Hoefling, Lions Golf Committee Member. Credits: NP Lions Golf Tournament
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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  New Providence Lions Club recently held its annual Golf Tournament at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg. The annual tournament is in memory of the Honorable Frank A. Pizzi, distinguished member and former president of the New Providence Lions Club for many years. The Honorable Frank A. Pizzi was also a New Providence Municipal Court Judge from 1976 to 1995.

In addition, this year the Lions Club International celebrates 100 years of a long and proud tradition of service to those in need.

The Major Sponsors of the 2017 Tournament were Lantern Hill Golf Committee, Allstate Insurance company of New Providence, and The Fullerton Auto Group.

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The Hole-in-One Prizes included a 2017 Alfa Romea Giulia and $10,000 cash.More than 60 local businesses and residents sponsored holes and donated prizes for the tournament. 

Visit the website www.nplions.org to view the list of sponsors and donors.

More than 90 golfers participated this year, raising in excess of $14,000. 

“This year’s outing, thanks to our sponsors/donations, golfers and the Lion’s golf committee was our most successful outing we’ve had in several year” remarked Robert Campbell, Chairman of the Lion’s Golf Committee. “We’ve already begun work on next year’s tournament scheduled for June 4th, 2018 at Fox Hollow Golf Club.”

“The New Providence Lions Club is a diverse group of more than 75 members, both men and women, young adults to retirees, all from different backgrounds and professions committed to serving our local community. Our mission is to give back to those with needs in the New Providence Community. Thanks to our active membership and generous sponsors we are able to support the visually impaired and many other good causes” commented John Everitt, president, New Providence Lions Club.

The New Providence Lions Club gives back to the community every dollar it raises. Being a Lion empowers you to help others in a way that no one person could alone. The Lions are dedicated to helping others. Lions make a difference! Organizations that benefit from our annual support are: NP Recreation Dept., Fire Dept., Community Service Assoc., EMS Rescue Squad, Senior Citizens Center, PBA, NPHS Scholarships, NP Historical Society, Health Fair, NP Public Library, Drive for Autism, Soup Kitchen 411, Bonds of Courage and many more. To Donate: Mail check to NP Lions Club, PO Box 854, New Providence, NJ 07974

For more information/membership email info@nplions.org or visit www.nplions.org.

 

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