Mama’s House golf tourney, Rat Pack dinner helps fund expansion program

There was unquestionably fun for anyone at the inaugural Mama’s Dwelling Charity Golf Classic and “Rat Pack” Dinner Present at Indian Wells Region Club in Indian Wells. The celebration, held May possibly 21, was really a party with a purpose, encompassing a working day of golfing followed by an classy dinner demonstrate.

The function was the brainchild of a few visionary co-chairs — Dr. Vincent Nola, board member of Mama’s Household Jeroen Sparreboom and Yin Tchen.

“We are thrilled to have a new signature party that will be even better 12 months after yr,” explained Jan Lupia, founder and govt director of Mama’s Residence. “We program to offer out early for the 2023 golfing common and meal show, with many company possessing now set aside Friday, March 24, 2023, on their calendars.

“On behalf of our inhabitants, board of administrators, workers and volunteers, I am most grateful for the outpouring of guidance from so several, together with a huge selection of new people today to our organization. I want to thank all people for offering of their time, in-kind and financial donations to even further the good perform of Mama’s Residence that sees lives improved and on monitor toward a brighter upcoming.”

Celebrating its 10th anniversary milestone, Mama’s Dwelling features a protected, supportive, loving and nurturing household setting for ladies in crises, whether or not expecting or with an toddler, who are vulnerable with no position to go and no means of assistance. Mama’s Dwelling provides an intensive one particular-of-a-variety system of hope.

Dr. Vincent Nola, Patricia McDonnell, Art Lupia, Yin Tchen and Jeroen Sparreboom pose at the inaugural Mama's Golf Classic, held May 21, 2022.

Dr. Vincent Nola, Patricia McDonnell, Art Lupia, Yin Tchen and Jeroen Sparreboom pose at the inaugural Mama’s Golfing Common, held Could 21, 2022.

Thanks to the unwavering support for the organization in excess of the previous various a long time, a 2nd residential property has been procured and authorized, with construction presently underway to make a new safe and sound and protected campus, which will encompass five new casitas and the expansion and renovation of an present home. This new campus has been named in honor of prolonged time Mama’s Home supporter Anne Thompson-Silverstein.

Added Tchen: “We want to thank every person who arrived out to help this inaugural occasion. We are nonetheless confused with the outpouring of adore and generosity for the Mama’s Household mission. We are grateful to the staff members at Indian Wells Country Club, as well as all the volunteers who designed this celebration productive.

A discipline of 62 golfers performed on the renowned Cove Training course, a par-72 traditional intended by the club’s founder, Eddie Susalia, and Ted Robinson, Jr.

The golf match for females and gentlemen began with a standard shotgun scramble at 9 a.m. Having house honors for the ladies in 1st, next and third put have been Karen Alton, Mary Siles and Karen Issaacs. For the males, Aia Newton, Bob Siles and Chris Astorga took to start with, second, and 3rd spot honors.

Emcee Andy Ford, a new Mama’s Dwelling board member, welcomed the shut to 200 dinner company. The Saturday night soiree commenced with a cocktail reception, adopted by a delicious Italian-themed supper. The substantial strength “Rat Pack Dwell and Swingin” supper display, underwritten by IFS Inforsure Worldwide, featured the nostalgic songs of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.

Jan Lupia poses with Trisha Flavio and John Flavio at the Mama's House “Rat Pack” Dinner Show at Indian Wells Country Club, held May 21, 2022.

Jan Lupia poses with Trisha Flavio and John Flavio at the Mama’s Dwelling “Rat Pack” Meal Clearly show at Indian Wells Region Club, held May perhaps 21, 2022.

“We all labored really hard to make this celebration an exceptional results,” Nola claimed. “I am particular that our target of most unforgettable occasion was completed by way of a great deal of tricky work and perseverance. We have established a precedence for golfers who performed in the event and for attendees who attended the dinner exhibit.”

Key event sponsors incorporated Pacific Business enterprise Income, Wexler Insurance plan, DavidSW, JR Thomas Golf Carts, La Quinta Cadillac, Elite Fundraising Answers, Ben Bridge Jewelers, Raymond Weil, Silverstein, Peter Asten (in memoriam), Invoice and Lynn Poland and Pacific Leading Financial institution.

Media sponsors involved presenting sponsor The Desert Sun and LOCALiQ, KESQ Information Channel 3 and Alpha Media – Palm Springs.

Found in the group of golfers and meal attendees ended up Art Lupia, Patricia and Jack McDonnell, Mary and Bob Siles, John and Trisha Flavio, Howard and Sandra Lincoln, Monthly bill and Cerisa Grunau, Jerry Upham, Brett and Mary Coor, Monthly bill and Lynn Poland, Barbara and Naz Noujaim, Maurae Quigley, Desiree and Jared Portolesi, Rocky and Debbie Dilucchio, Chuck and Jan Emanuele, Jay and Java Marshall and Valerie and Bobby Facchino.

For far more info on Mama’s House, its enlargement application and funds campaign, take a look at or connect with (844) 232-8622 ext. 1 or (760) 406-3413.

Madeline Zuckerman is operator and president of M. Zuckerman Advertising & Community Relations Inc., a strategic advertising, branding, public relations and exclusive gatherings agency with offices in Rancho Mirage and Newport Beach, California. Her customers have integrated South Coast Plaza, Pacific Symphony and Tiffany & Co. in Orange County and Desert Arc, Olive Crest and Mama’s Home right here in the desert. She is a Founder of McCallum Theatre and has been a guest reporter with The Desert Solar for the past 14 yrs.

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