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