SOURCE: New Jersey SEEDS

New Jersey SEEDS

July 21, 2014 14:32 ET

New Jersey SEEDS and Bleakley, Schwartz, Cooney and Finney, L.L.C. to Host 20th Annual Golf and Tennis Classic

NEWARK, NJ--(Marketwired - July 21, 2014) - On Monday, August 4, New Jersey SEEDS and Bleakley, Schwartz, Cooney and Finney, L.L.C. (BSCF) will host SEEDS' 20th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic. For the eighth consecutive year, the Classic will be hosted at Mountain Ridge Country Club, rated a Top 10 Private Course by Golf Weekly and a Top 100 Classic Course by Golf Digest. All proceeds from the event will benefit New Jersey SEEDS scholars.

"Over the course of 20 years, the Golf & Tennis Classic has provided funding for more than 150 scholars to go through SEEDS' programs," explains Ronni Denes, SEEDS' President. "I would like to warmly thank SEEDS Trustee and BSCF Partner Andy Schwartz, the entire team at Bleakley, Schwartz, Cooney and Finney, and SEEDS Trustee and Tennis Chair Abby O'Neill for their tireless commitment to changing young lives through education."

Last year, more than 150 golfers, tennis players and guests attended the event to raise over $140,000. Since BSCF began supporting the event nearly two decades ago, the event has raised more than $2.1M for New Jersey SEEDS.

Mountain Ridge Country Club is located at 713 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. Golf registration and brunch begins at 10:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. The tennis tournament kicks off at 2:30 p.m. A cocktail reception, followed by dinner and auction will begin at 5:00 p.m.

Golf registration is closed, but tennis registration is still available. Tickets for the cocktail reception may also be purchased. Guests may make donations online or place absentee bids for auction prizes by contacting Parinaz Cole at pcole@njseeds.org or at 862.227.9142.

To receive high-resolution photos after the event, please contact Theresa Murray at tmurray@njseeds.org or at 862.227.9145.

About New Jersey SEEDS

Since its inception in 1992, New Jersey SEEDS has provided educational access for highly motivated, low-income students and created a viable path for them to achieve their full potential. SEEDS strives for a world in which young people's initiative, creativity and intellect can flourish without regard to socioeconomic status. To date, nearly 2,000 scholars have benefited from its programs. For more information, visit www.njseeds.org

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Contact Information

  • Contact information
    Theresa Murray
    Manager, Communications & PR
    New Jersey SEEDS
    862.227.9145
    tmurray@njseeds.org