Charity Golf Tournament

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) has announced the law firm of Zumpano Patricios & Winker, P.A. as presenting sponsors for the annual Fran Gerrett Memorial Golf Classic on Friday, April 21. More than 220 golfers are anticipated to play in the two-course tournament with all proceeds benefiting The Children’s Center (TCC), a service of Parrish Healthcare, which provides children with developmental delays and other disabilities a safe and healing environment to learn and grow.

“It is our honor to be the presenting sponsors of the Fran Gerrett Memorial Golf Classic for the third year. Providing health, education, and care for families and children with and without special needs, is of vital importance to the community. The Fran Gerrett Memorial Golf Classic is a wonderful show of support for TCC’s education, therapy, and tutoring programs,” said Joseph I. Zumpano, shareholder at Zumpano Patricios & Winker, P.A.

Registration begins at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Tournament players can choose between two golf courses – the members-only La Cita Golf & Country Club or The Great Outdoors Golf Club with the beautiful nature of the St. John's wildlife. Golf teams may choose their preferred course on a first-come, first-served basis with paid registration. The tournament format will be a four-player scramble with fun contests, including a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize when purchasing a raffle ticket for $20. Participants need not be present to win. Winners will be announced immediately following the awards ceremony.

Sponsorships are available from many different levels designed to show community support and corporate partnership. The cost per player is $85, which includes golf, lunch and dinner. Sponsorship opportunities for the tournament begin at $500.

Fran Gerrett served as the director of Materials Management at Parrish Medical Center for 24 years. Fran passed away in 2012, but the annual golf tournament lives on as a tribute to his longtime dedication to our community and favorite charity, The Children’s Center. The golf classic is organized by community leaders and volunteers. Event co-chairs are Kathy Myer and Greg Sparkman. Other members of the golf committee include Santi Bulnes, Amy Craddock, Anita Currie, Lori Duester, Amy Lord, Esther Porta, Leigh Spradling, Robert Wildermuth, Misty Wilson and Suzanne Yarbrough.

For more information about sponsorship packages or to purchase general admission and raffle tickets, please call Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at (321) 269-4066.

Categories