The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) honored Ann Liguori, Host and Golf Correspondent for WFAN and 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, New York. 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.
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.