GOTCC Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC ‘Golfing Fore Heroes’ Classic on 9/11 Benefits Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Local First Responders
Ocean Township, NJ – The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce (GOTCC) hosted the Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC ‘Golfing Fore Heroes’ event at Jumping Brook Country Club, Neptune on Monday, September 11, 2023. In recognition of Patriot Day, this year’s golf outing was also a fundraiser for the Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation as well as local first responders, Township of Ocean Police Department and the Asbury Park, Oakhurst and Wanamassa Fire Departments.
“With this year’s Golf Outing falling on September 11th, A National Day of Service and Remembrance, we commemorated those we lost in the devastating terrorist attacks and showed appreciation to the brave first responders who put their lives on the line for us every day,” said Lisa Littman, Golf Committee Co-Chair.
Special guests for the day included the Township of Ocean Police Honor Guard, Sergeant Michael Longo, USMC, Ashely DiRobbio, Tunnel to Towers, Boy Scout Troop #71, Oakhurst, Elizabeth Russomanno, and Nate Bender. Prior to tee off time, the event started with the Township of Ocean Police Department Honor Guard procession, a moment of silence, pledge of allegiance, and the national anthem.
After an afternoon of golf, the attendees enjoyed a cocktail reception and buffet dinner. A second 9/11 tribute began with Boy Scout Troop #71 from Oakhurst presenting the nation’s colors and US Marine Corps Sergeant Michael Longo sharing his 9/11 story. Ashley DiRibbio spoke about the mission of Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and after a moment of silence, Nate Bender, Boy Scout Troop #70 played taps.
This event was made possible with the support of our Title Sponsor, Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC, Ocean Township as well as our Silver Sponsors, Kelly Title Group, Stavola Realty, Minuteman Press and Wil-Bur Investigations. Commemorative tee shirts were made possible by After 5 Specials.
The GOTCC’s is grateful for our 2023 Corporate Sponsors – Family First Urgent Care, Manasquan Bank, Monmouth Medical Center and Encompass Health who support the chamber throughout the year and especially for the annual golf event.
Dinner was sponsored by Morgan Engineering. Lunch was made possible with the support of the Vin Gopal Foundation and Morgan Stanley – Shoreline Group. The Cocktail Reception was underwritten by Nu World Title while Miller’s Ale House sponsored the Golf Carts and Counsellor’s Title subsidized the beverage cart.
Contests were held for a Hole-in-One, thanks to Shrewsbury Volkswagen. Closest-to-the Pin was sponsored by our Monmouth County Commissioners, Longest Drive sponsored by Dyer’s Lumber and Clearlink Communications. This year’s $5,000 Putting Contest was made possible with Circle BMW and the NJ State PBA sponsorships. The Driving Range was underwritten by Brookdale Community College and the Putting Green was Arbus, Maybruch & Goode, LLC.
Tee Sponsors were visible throughout the course with sponsorship from Assembly Women Piperno and Eulner, Monetti Standard, Morgan Stanley – Steve Sertin, Frank Fischer, Esq., Benjamin F. Edwards Investments, Monmouth University, New Jersey Natural Gas and Trident Abstract.
The GOTCC is grateful to our media sponsors for spreading the word, Asbury Park Press / LocaliQ and the Coaster.
The Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce thanks all the golfers, volunteers and sponsors for making the 2023 Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC ‘Golfing Fore Heroes’ such a success.
About Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce: For almost four decades, the Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce (GOTCC), a member-based non-profit organization has promoted the business community in the Township of Ocean and the surrounding towns; and given back to the community through a variety of outreach programs.
For additional information or to become a GOTCC member contact Regina Longo at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 732-660-1888.