Birdies and Friendship for Good Cause at Oak Crest Golf Tourney

Parkville, Maryland--The rainy spring weather could not put a damper on the love of the links for residents, employees and vendors who participated in the annual Oak Crest Golf Tournament held at Rocky Point Golf Course in eastern Baltimore County on May 14.

Despite overnight rain and a few morning sprinkles, more than 100 golfers entered the captain’s choice scramble event for a day of friendly competition.

According to Stacey Schiano, Philanthropy Manager at Oak Crest, the event netted more than $24,000 for the Benevolent Care Fund of the Erickson Living community.

Following some exceptional shots and great putting on the course, the day concluded with a delicious grilled lunch catered by Jerry D’s Saloon and an awards ceremony recognizing the top foursomes and individual golfers who conquered the course.

Tournament Award Winners:

1st Place: Team Commercial Interior Construction
2nd Place:  Team Resh Company
3rd Place: Team Jeff Getek

Top sponsors for the Oak Crest Golf Tournament were Cove Electric, Commercial Interior Construction, Tim’s Automotive, Business Flooring, Whiting-Turner, Pinnacle Glass, CW Technologies and Eastern Moving & Storage.

Many thanks are extended to Jeff Bell, Head PGA Professional at Rocky Point Golf Course, for his hospitality and making the event run smoothly.  Special appreciation goes to Beverly Venedam, Philanthropy Coordinator, and a team of wonderful volunteers of residents and employees.

The Benevolent Care Fund is at the heart of an incredible commitment that Oak Crest makes to it residents.  The community assures residents that they will never be asked to leave their home due to financial hardship stemming from unexpected or rising medical costs or other unforeseen circumstances.  Funds are raised through a mix of annual and legacy-giving campaigns as a part of the non-profit mission of Oak Crest, managed by the Philanthropy Department.