SARASOTA, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – In February, the Ladies Golf and Tennis Associations at The Meadows Country Club held joint “Think Pink” fundraising events to benefit community healthcare programs supported by Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. More than $17,000 was raised to assist uninsured and underinsured patients at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System’s Breast Health Center.
On Feb. 2, 2013, the ladies of the Tennis Center held a round robin tournament, luncheon, fashion show, drawing and silent auction. More than 110 ladies participated in the event, with 64 playing tennis.
A walk, organized by Therese Reichert, was held on Feb. 9, 2013, giving approximately 25 participants an opportunity to walk 1 or 2 kilometers with friends to support a great cause.
A golf tournament, luncheon, fashion show, and a 50/50 drawing were held by the nine and 18-hole lady golf members on Feb. 14, 2013. At the luncheon following the tournament, Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Alexandra Quarles gave a presentation and thanked the participants for their support.