The Fourth Annual Joe Andruzzi and Friends Golf Tournament will be held June 18 at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy. All proceeds raised through the event benefit the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, which provides financial assistance to cancer patients and their families, and funds pediatric brain cancer research.
Individual tickets and a limited number of sponsorship packages are available at JoeAndruzziFoundation.org or by calling 774-284-4694.
The tournament will begin as golfers gather for a shotgun tee-off at 1:30 p.m. and conclude the round with a helicopter drop at 6 p.m., when 750 numbered golf balls, pre-sold to raise money for the Foundation, will be dropped from the sky over the 18th green. The owner of the golf ball that gets closest to the pin will win two authentic Patriots jersey autographed by Rob Gronkowski and Rob Ninkovich. More information on the golf ball drop, including the opportunity to purchase a ball ($10) for a chance to win, is available at http://bit.ly/golfballdrop. Cocktails and appetizers will follow at 6:15 p.m., with an awards ceremony and dinner commencing at 7 p.m.
There will be a silent auction during the cocktail hour will help the Andruzzis raise funds for this important cause. Those not in attendance can still participate in the silent auction by visiting its online counterpart, available beginning June 1, 2012, at www.biddingforgood.com/joeandruzzifndn. Visitors to the site will also be privy to a special preview of the live auction items.
For more information on the event or sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.joeandruzzifoundation.org.