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7th Annual Scramble Fore the NICU Golf Outing


Ridgewood, New Jersey September 28, 2018 September 18th, enthusiastic golfers gathered at Soldier Hill Golf Course in Emerson for the 7th Annual Scramble Fore the NICU golf outing. The event was organized by Joe Perkins and Lori and Aaron Cavallario, whohad children cared for in Valley’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). 

“My wife and I are so grateful to Valley, and all the staff in the NICU. They saved my daughter’s life,” said Joe Perkins, Chairman of this year’s golf outing and father of 18-month-old NICU graduate, Kennedy Perkins. “This event helps to raise funds that will help other parents continue to experience this high-quality, compassionate care. That’s why we participate!”

To date, this event has raised over $133,000 which includes this most recent outing having generated over $18,000 for Valley’s NICU. Tickets were sold for $175 per golfer, which included 18 holes of golf and lunch with prizes and a tricky tray raffle. The tournament sponsor was Ernst & Young.

The Valley Hospital’s 15-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Ridgewood, NJ has been designated by the State of New Jersey as a Level III nursery, a designation given to neonatal units able to provide the highest level of care for the highest-risk mothers and acutely ill newborns. Comprehensive medical care is provided by board-certified neonatologists, who are available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.


 

Scramble Fore the NICU Golf Committee for 2018:
Andrew Chalhoub, Joe Perkins and Aaron Cavallario