Dan Ferrante golf outing fights Cancer

14th Dan Ferrante JFK Memorial Golf Classic organizers and recipients of event proceeds First Company Pink women gather before the evening’s dinner. Reggie Bal, Brenda Ferrante of the Classic committee,; Donna Cioffi and Linda of First Company Pink; Felicia Rizza , Joe Cippola and Ed Strauhs of the Classic committee.
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The 2018 Dan Ferrante JFK Golf Outing and Gala Dinner was held this year and well attended by so many supportive members of the JFK Airport Community. Each year participants remember Dan by attending this memorial event and helping raise proceeds for various cancer care organizations as St. Judes Hospital and others . This year the First Company Pink was one of the new recipients. ”Pink” works for the prevention and early testing of breast cancer.

Worldwide Flight Services sponsored their refreshment stop. Phil Jensen, VP Business Development, Theresa Sisson, Exec. Adm. and President Mike Duffy welcome parched players.
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The Ferrante fund-raising event was started after Dan Ferrante died and friends and associates at the airport wanted to help honor this man as well as fund organizations to fight cancer and support care facilities. According to a friend, “Dan’s door was always open to anyone who had a problem or need. He was always there”. And so the event was created to continue to ”be there” for supporting those faced with cancer.

Team Corporate Loss Prevention Associates sponsors a refreshment tent at Dan Ferrante Golf event.
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Brenda Ferrante had this to say to everyone who turned out: I am overwhelmed each year by the warmth and friendship that you all shower on me and my family as you come to golf and celebrate the spirit of giving in my husband’s name.”

Retired Emirates cargo meister John Flemming enjoing the day on the course.
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