Ridgewood YMCA Annual Golf Outing Raises Funds for Good Works Programs

Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Ridgewood YMCAs hosted its 42nd annual Golf Outing at Knickerbocker Country Club on October 5tt to benefit the Y’s Good Works Programs.

As a cause-driven organization with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Ridgewood YMCA strives to meet community needs and serve everyone, regardless of ability to pay. The Y’s Good Works programs include:

 Summer camp and swim program scholarships
 “Living Strong, Living Well” fitness program for cancer patients and survivors
 “Delay the Disease” exercise program for those struggling with Parkinson’s Disease
 Financial support for YMCA family memberships and programs
 Scholarships for families of deployed military personal
 Free yoga program for veterans
 Fellowship and fitness therapy programs for senior citizens
 Volunteer opportunities for youth and adults
 “Rainbows” peer support and mentoring program for youths and teens

The day’s festivities included the annual Park Avenue BMW Putt-Off contest for use of a new BMW. This year’s winner of the contest was Bob Delaney.

Pictures from left to right are Ken Levitsky, Ridgewood YMCA Board of Directors member and Chair of Golf Outing Committee, Rick Claydon, CEO of Ridgewood YMCA, Bob Delaney, and Wayne Carenza, General Manager of Park Avenue BMW.