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OINJ/Elle Foundation 1st Annual Golf Outing

Jul 25, 2023

Medicine is a humanitarian field. This is why its aspects often go beyond just treatment. There’s so much that a doctor can and should do both for the patient and their family that transcends the line of duty. This moral obligation goes beyond our fields of expertise or specialization.

This is why, this year, we hosted the OINJ/Elle Foundation 1st Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser

All of the proceeds from the event were donated to the Elle Foundation to fund their mission to help create memories of joy for children with cancer and grant final wishes for children battling a terminal illness.

Sometimes, treatment doesn’t produce the desired effects, and there’s only so much doctors can do. When all other options expire, what matters most is giving the patient the last few moments of joy and providing the family with beautiful memories to last a lifetime.

The event occurred on Monday, July 10th, at the Panther Valley Golf & Country Club in Allamuchy, NJ.

Dr. Paul G. Teja's daughter spoke about her personal experience with the Elle Foundation at the ceremony's opening. Laurie Richmond, the president of the Elle Foundation, also shared her words on the occasion.

Besides serving a noble purpose, the event was filled with many fun challenges for the participants, including the Hole in One challenge, Closest to the Line, and a 50/50 Raffle.

We would like to thank all our notable sponsors:

  • Ivy Rehab
  • Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Harbor Lights Financial Group, Inc.
  • Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
  • ARMAC inc.
  • Jag-One Physical Therapy
  • DQ of New Jersey, INC
  • Generations of Dance
  • RRBB
  • Nick & Marta Pascarella

Available sponsorships of the event ranged from $250 for a hole sponsorship and $1,000 for a scorecard sponsorship, all the way to Title Sponsorship.

This year, 86 golfers and roughly 20 volunteers were at the event. 

Thanks to this impressive list of sponsors, the event raised $15,000 in donations (not including personal donations).

This article was reviewed and approved by an orthopedic surgeon as we place a high premium on accuracy for our patients and potential patients.