SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION HONORS ANN LIGUORI
|Honoree Ann Liguori And Scott Vallary|
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) honored Ann Liguori, Host & Golf Correspondent for WFAN & CBS Sports Radio and Founder of the Ann Liguori Foundation and Ann Liguori Productions, at its 37th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner at the scenic Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success, NY. Funds raised by the event supported SWCRF cancer research programs, including the SWCRF Partnership for Aging and Cancer Research, which studies the genetic, metabolic, and environmental factors that promote increased cancer incidence among people as they age. More than 100 golfers, supporters and special guests attended the tournament, auction and dinner, which raised more than $207,000 for groundbreaking cancer research.
|Dr Samuel Waxman|
Notable attendees included: Ann Liguori, Scott Vallary, Dr. Samuel Waxman, William T. Sullivan, Gary Jacob, Dennis Herman, Ari Zagdanski, Jeff Mann, Pat Jones, Mike Antonucci, Chris Suozzi, Benjamin Young, Dean Palin, Dr Burt Drayer, Michael Schatzberg, Christine McGuinnes, Brett Cooper, Mary Beth Ryan, and James Cosolito.
“It is a great pleasure to honor Ann Liguori at our golf benefit,” said Samuel Waxman, M.D., Founder and CEO of the SWCRF. “She is a leading figure in sports reporting who exemplifies the power of giving back particularly to cancer research. We are grateful for her enduring support and her dedication to finding a cure to this devastating disease.” The event’s Co-Chairs included Dennis Herman, Chairman & CEO of Beekman International Center, Ltd. and Gary Jacob, Executive VP of Glenwood Management. Committee members include Robert Eichler, Jeffrey Mann, Tony Shogren, Samuel Waxman, M.D., Ofer Yardeni and Ari Zagdanski.
About Ann Liguori
Ann Liguori is a polymath – a radio and television golf commentating phenomenon, President of Ann Liguori Productions and owner of Sports Innerview Radio & Television, an archive collection of interviews Ann did with sports legends and entertainment stars. She is the author of ‘A Passion for Golf: Celebrity Musings About the Game,’ (2007) available on amazon.com. In addition, Ann is a champion of charitable activity through her Ann Liguori Foundation, a 501c3 public charity with the mission to raise funds and awareness for not-for-profits that work in the field of cancer research, prevention and cancer care.
Ann, in creative collaboration with Holly Daniels Christensen and Dune Jewelry, debuted her “Hamptons Rope Collection” and Dune Golf items, using sand from your favorite beach or golf course, in beautiful, custom-made pieces: Visit www.dunegolf.com.
Ann, who’s covered Tiger Woods career from the beginning, broadcast for WFAN-NY and CBS Sports Radio Network from The Masters in April; from the PGA Championship at Bethpage in May; and from Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open Golf Championship, June 13-16, 2019. Her Sports Innerview Radio Show can be heard every Saturday morning from 9-10 AM EST on www.883wppb.org and on podcasts on audioboom.
For more information, please visit website annliguori.com
Photos Courtesy Of Lawlor Media GP / Charles Manley