Celebrity-Studded Cocktail Party and Golf Outing is White Plains Hospital’s Signature Fundraising Event
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (April 30, 2014) – Emmy Award winning sportscaster and NFL legend Ahmad Rashad will return this year to host the 5th annual White Plains Hospital’s Ahmad Rashad Golf Classic.
The event, presented by Delta Air Lines, was a star-studded sold out success in 2013, and will feature an opening cocktail reception at 42 Restaurant in the Ritz Carlton, White Plains on Sunday evening, June 22nd, featuring lavish hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment in a breathtaking setting atop the Ritz Carlton Westchester with views of the Manhattan skyline. The golf classic will begin at 10:00 am the following morning, Monday, June 23rd at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, NY, one of the most premiere and exclusive courses in the region. Participants in the tournament will be paired with sports stars and celebrities in attendance, and treated to many on-course refreshments and activities. An awards ceremony, cocktail party and dinner with live entertainment will follow.
“I’m excited to once again be hosting this wonderful event benefitting White Plains Hospital. We are so fortunate to have this level of quality, compassionate care right here in Westchester County,” said Mr. Rashad.
Sponsors of the event include Delta Air Lines, Guggenheim Global Trading, Nestle Waters, Back 9 and Gilbane.
Celebrities expected to attend include Anthony Anderson, Tony Dovolani, Ken Griffey Jr., Branford Marsalis, Jay Harris, Paul O’Neill, Alan Thicke, Nisha and Seema Sadekar and Ahmad Rashad.
All proceeds from the Ahmad Rashad Golf Classic will directly benefit White Plains Hospital.
For further information on tickets and sponsorships, please visit www.ahmadrashadgolfclassic.org or call the White Plains Hospital Development Office at 914-681-2264.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet® designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.