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Swinging for Seany Charity Golf Tournament Recap

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Swinging for Seany Charity Golf Tournament wins big for Seany’s Camp Reach for the Sky!

Thank you to all the participants and attendees of The Seany Foundation’s 4th Annual Swinging for Seany Charity Golf Tournament on May 5, 2014. The event was a huge success!

About 85 golfers enjoyed the all-day golf tournament at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe. The fun-filled event was topped off with delicious cocktails and a buffet meal.

Congratulations to the golf tournament winners: Mark Armstrong​, Lance​ DeGrazier, Clinton​ Mains​ and Neilray​ Ochoa.

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Contests for exciting prizes, such as a Las Vegas Trip and a brand-new Jaguar kept players cheering on the golf course. Inside the clubhouse, guests competed for the hot live auction item: a Padres Night Out item, which included four field-level tickets to a San Diego Padres game at PETCO Park, a $100 Tilted Kilt gift certificate for dinner and a one-night stay for two at the gorgeous four-star Omni San Diego Hotel!

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Attendees were also treated with a heartwarming video about The Seany Foundation’s programs, as well as a touching speech by the mother of a young camper, who explained the wonderful impact Camp Reach for the Sky has had on her family.

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At the end of the day, guests at the Swinging for Seany charity golf event raised $85,752 for Seany’s Camp Reach for The Sky, The Seany Foundation’s free camping adventure for local kids affected by cancer.

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From the entire Seany Foundation team, we thank you for your support and interest in all of our events! Please stay tuned for exciting updates throughout our camp season to learn how we’re helping make a difference in Southern California.

We hope to see you at our next big event: the 7th Annual Everything is Possible Celebration on Saturday, October 17!

If you would like to make a donation to Seany’s Camp Reach for the Sky, please visit www.theseanyfoundation.org/donate

Swinging for Seany Raises Over $60K

On Monday, May 20, approximately 100 guests attended the 3rd Annual Swinging for Seany Charity Golf Tournament at the Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. KUSI got the exclusive from Co-Founder Mitch Robins in the early morning as the clouds parted and made way for a beautifully, sunny day out on some of the best greens in San Diego. Special guests included sports celebrities Kris Dielman, Chris McAlister, Tre McLeod, Jim Trotter, Jermaine Dye, and Scott Shields.

Golfers competed in fun contests for exciting prizes such as a stay at Wynn Las Vegas, and enjoyed a relaxing cocktail hour, silent and live auctions, awards dinner, and opportunity drawing. Congratulations to our Lowest Team Score winners, pictured below:

Perhaps the most touching moments of the day included speeches from Sean’s sister, Emily, and Camp Reach for the Sky camper and cancer survivor, Oscar. The Seany Foundation also proudly announced that, in 2014, the American Cancer Society will pass the torch to The Seany Foundation as the funding organization for Camp Reach for the Sky, a free summer camp for kids with cancer and their siblings. Proceeds raised at this year’s golf tournament will help send patients and their siblings to camp next year.

Special thanks to our sponsors: University Compounding Pharmacy, Eddy Pump, Alfonsi Railroad, Porsche of San Diego, Pure Flo, MLA Foundation, Terri Yurek Insurance, Barona Resort & Casino, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

For more photos from the event, check out The Seany Foundation on Facebook.

Over $63K Raised at Swinging for Seany

Thanks to over 100 generous golfers and dinner guests, The Seany Foundation successfully raised over $63,000 at the 2nd Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club on Monday, June 11. Special guests in attendance included LPGA golfer Meghan Hardin, Long Drive Champ Vinny Ciurluini, and NFL pros Chris McAlister, Kassim Osgood, Tre McLeod, and Andre Reed.

Golfers began the day warming up, competing in the putting contest for their chance to win a cruise, and enjoying BBQ lunch. Then, it was an afternoon full of fun on the gorgeous 18-hole course.

Highlights included hole-side massages, Karma Tequila tastings, and exciting competitions such as Break the Glass and Hole-in-Two.

Congratulations to our award winners!

Closest to the Pin:

Ocean #5 : Jerry Pikolysky
Ocean #8: Trey McLeod
Valley #6: Bill Siegel
Valley #8: Alan Fishman

Putting Contest: Mike Strack

Lowest Team Score:

Chris Jackson
Clinton Mains
Michael Jackson
Mark Armstrong

Second Lowest Team Score:

Jeff Sealy
Ardee Oberiano
Michael Strack
Howard Sealy

Numerous lucky winners also took home fantastic raffle prizes that ranged from a brand new iPad3 to an autographed Vincent Jackson jersey to a private sailing excursion on San Diego Bay.

The live auction entertained all when NFL legend Andre Reed grabbed the mic and stepped up to auction an official football signed by Osgood, McLeod, McAlister, and himself. The thrills climaxed when an additional ball with Tim Teebow’s autograph was offered and won.

Other packages with winning bids included a week-long vacation in Palm Springs and state-of-the-art Callaway golf clubs.

As the evening winded down, guests finished dessert and picked up green backpacks filled with goodies for their next time out on the course.

The Seany Foundation would like to thank all its in-kind donors and sponsors for making this event possible. Special thanks to Medical Center Pharmacy, Eddy Pump, VALT, Barona Resort & Casino, and Mountain West Real Estate. And of course, a big thank you to all who attended and to our dedicated volunteers for their time and energy!

Check out the whole gallery of photos, compliments of our wonderful event photographer Tim Mantoani.

Celebrity Guests Expected for Golf

The Seany Foundation is star-struck. We’ve just gotten word that some all-star athletes are expected to make an appearance on the greens of Fairbanks Ranch Country Club at the 2nd Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament!

Look who’s been invited:

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Andre Reed

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Kassim Osgood

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Mike Scifres

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Vincy Glenn

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Chris Mcalister

Live Auction and Opportunity Drawing Prizes Announced

If you need a little incentive to register for the 2nd Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament, look no further! Check out these fantastic prizes that will be up for auction:

A Day as an Astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center
One-Week Getaway at Palm Springs Marriott Villa and $300 Dinner VISA gift card
Brand new set of Callaway Golf Clubs from Barona Resort & Casino
Yankees vs. Red Sox VIP Experience for Two

Or you could also win one of these fun prizes in the opportunity drawing:

Blue iPod Nano 8 GB
Danby Counter Top Wine Cooler
Wine Enthusiast Tumbler Set
2 Bottles of Wine
Vincent Jackson autographed jersey
Sailing excursion with Captain Keenan
Rollie Fingers signed jersey
Round of Golf for 3 and lunch at Fairbanks Country Club
Black iPad 3

So, what are you waiting for? Register online today!

Spring into Action!

The Seany Foundation is calling all volunteers for this summer’s Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament. Held on Monday, June 11, at the elite Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, this outdoor/indoor event requires quite a few helpful hands throughout the day. Duties include registration check-in/out, ticket sales, prize patrol, ushers, greeters, runners, spotters, etc.

Shifts will be approximately 9am-1pm and 3pm-8pm. AM volunteers will mostly be out on the green. PM volunteers will be assisting with the cocktail and dinner portion of the event.

Volunteers will need to attend a brief orientation on Thursday, June 7 at 7pm.

If you’re interested in helping out, email Tara at [email protected] to join Team Seany!

Reserve Your Tee Time!

The Seany Foundation proudly invites you to the 2nd Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament! Back by popular demand, this year’s tourney will be held once again at the exclusive Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Registration is now open. For more information and to register online, check out www.theseanyfoundation.org/golf. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available at www.theseanyfoundation.org/golf-sponsor. So, mark your calendars for Monday, June 11. We’ll see you on the fairway!

Seany Featured in Rancho Santa Fe Review

The Seany Foundation gets kudos in the Rancho Santa Fe Review. Check out our spread on page B11!

Seany Golf Raises Over $55K

On Monday, May 23, The Seany Foundation hosted the 1st Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament. The partly cloudy weather did not deter our supporters from teeing off against childhood cancer in a big way! The event raised over $55,000, which will be put toward ongoing programs and research to improve the quality of life for kids and teens battling cancer.

Professional Golfer Maiya Tanaka swang her best in our Par 3 Challenge against 23 teams. “Winners” received raffle tickets, and “losers” got to use her shot in their game. Pro Skateboarder Willy Santos practiced his form out on the green alongside SD Chargers Steve Gregory and Vincent Jackson. Congrats to Vincent Jackson for placing 2nd in the Longest Drive contest. Special thanks go to Steve Gregory for auctioning off a personalized autographed football at dinner. Boxer Richard Power and NFL Player Rick Mirer also attended to show their support.

(Left to right: Steve Gregory, Lito Ricasa, Vincent Jackson, Willy Santos)

Winning bidders in the live auction took home Hawaiian Getaway vacation packages, a private dinner for 8 at Pamplemousse Grille, and a Peter Max print of Michael Jordan, autographed by Jordan. Contest winners took home golf gift certificates, a vacation package to Las Vegas, and more.

Congrats to the winner of our golf contests:

Closest to the Pin:     Lakes #3, Doug Eisold, 10’5″

Longest Drive: 1st-Zack Hannan, 2nd-Vincent Jackson, 3rd-Steve Young

1st-Christine Freedman, 2nd-Nebby Frank, 3rd-Sharon Stein

Lowest Team Score: 1st-Alan Fishman, Tod Kilgore, Eric Lambiase, Joe Matranga (58)

2nd-Mike Conger, Jeff Diltz, Todd Hansen, Rick Mirer (60)

The Seany Foundation would like to thank Kelly Sargent and KUSI for joining us in the early morning to help get the word out about the event. And of course, thank you to Ira Cammeyer, Lori Iaquinta, and Fairbanks Ranch Country Club for making this event possible!

We would also like to thank Rochelle Porter, Leslie Carter, and Robert Ricasa for catching all the excitement on camera!

And of course, a huge thanks to our Supporters:





Golf FORE Amazing Prizes

Think you have what it takes to win one of our incredible prizes? Register for the 1st Annual Swinging for Seany Golf Tournament, and you could take home one of these fantastic awards:

Hole-in-One
$15,000 CASH or a Two-Year Lease on a Ford Mustang!
~You’ll have two chances to win and the first one is free!~

Longest Drive (Men’s and Women’s)
First place: First-Class Wedge
Second place: 2 Tickets to a San Diego Padres Game
Third place: $25 Gift Certificate to The Cheesecake Factory

Closest to the Pin
First place: Trip for 2 to Las Vegas*
You and a lucky guest will fly Southwest airlines to Las Vegas, where you will stay
for 2 nights in the world-renowned Aria Resort & Casino

*The trip must be taken no later than November 1, 2011.

Lowest Team Score
First place: $125 Gift Certificate for Golf Mart
Second place: Massage Gift Certificate for The Spa Sanctuary

Par 3 Challenge with Maiya Tanaka
$40 per foursome; $20 per twosome: Beat Maiya’s shot and each player gets 3 raffle
tickets (a $20 value!). Lose, and your team gets to use Maiya’s shot!

Don’t delay. We’re less than a week away from all the fun! Register today!