41st Annual Northern NJ

Golf Classic

Join the American Cancer Society for a beautiful day of golf complete with amenities at the Hackensack Golf Club in Oradell, NJ. Enjoy a buffet breakfast with friends and colleagues before tee time, followed by a day on the course with a barbecue lunch. After a day on the green, guests will return for dinner including cocktails, a top-notch live auction and an inspiring awards program.

This year we will be honoring:
Sung (Steve) Kwon, MD
Surgical Oncologist, Holy Name Medical Center
Robbie Bryan
Film Director, Writer and Producer

About The Event

 41ST ANNUAL NORTHERN NJ GOLF CLASSIC

Monday, September 16, 2019

Hackensack Golf Club
880 Soldier Hill Road, Oradell, NJ 07649

With your support, the American Cancer Society is working to finish the fight against every cancer in every community.

  • Largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the United States, investing more than $4 billion since 1946.
  • In just the past 17 years alone, the Northern NJ Golf Classic has raised over $3.8 million for the fight against cancer.
  • Thanks in part to our contributions, more than 1.5 million lives have been saved in the US in the past two decades.

Now, that is a reason to celebrate, so please join us.
We hope to see you there!

Schedule of the Day

8:30 am — Registration and Breakfast

10:00 am — Shotgun Start

10:00 am to 3:00 pm — Lunch is Available (Located Between 1st & 10th Tee)

3:30 pm — Cocktail Hour

  • Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres on the patio
  • Live Entertainment by Jake Thistle

4:45 pm – Dinner Reception

  • Dinner & Welcome — Leon Grassi
  • Live Auction
  • Honoree — Dr. Robert Schneider

Get Ready for the Fast Paced Live Auction

Derek Jeter Auction

Here are some of the live auction items from past years:

  • Autographed Derek Jeter Jersey
  • Threesome at Galloway & Eagle Oaks
  • New York Giant’s Experience
  • Custom Suit Experience
  • Saltwater Fishing Trip
  • Live Performance by Jake Thistle

Are you interested in donating an auction item this year?
If so, please contact Carolyn Lanza
(e): carolyn.lanza@cancer.org (p): 973.285.28045

If you would like more information on the 41st Annual Northern New Jersey Golf Classic, becoming a sponsor, purchasing an ad in our program journal, or donating silent or live auction items, please contact your American Cancer Society Community Development Manager, Carolyn Lanza. 

Carolyn Lanza
Community Development Manager – Northeast Region
(e): carolyn.lanza@cancer.org
(p): 973.285.8045

Checks can be mailed to the following address:
Attn: Northern NJ Golf Classic
American Cancer Society
7 Ridgedale Ave, Suite 103
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

To learn more about the American Cancer Society and how you can help us to save lives,
Please visit cancer.org or call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1-800-227-2345.

THANK YOU TO OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

Major Sponsor

View some of our additional generous sponsors by hovering over the holes on our interactive map of the beautiful Hackensack Golf Club.
If you would like to partake in a round of golf, purchase a ticket to our dinner reception or make a donation, click below!

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Anserve

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Aaron Henschel

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Joseph Reap

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Gerald Ferrante

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Palo Alto Networks

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CSI Leasing, Inc.

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SPONSORS

View some of our generous sponsors by hovering over the holes on our interactive map of the beautiful Hackensack Golf Club.
If you would like to partake in a round of golf or purchase an ad in our Tribute Journal on behalf of your company or an honoree, click below!

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Belgard

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Anserve

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CSI Leasing, Inc.

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Palo Alto Networks

Player PackagesOptions

starting at $ 200

Four Choices
  • PAR FOURSOME – $4,000
    Entry for one (1) foursome with all player amenities. Player amenities include golf play, green fees, cart, caddie, practice green, use of locker room, driving range, on-course hospitality, breakfast, lunch and entry to the dinner reception along with a player gift and goodie bag
    Company logo on the event website
    Hole & tee sign with company logo
    Recognition on our sponsor board at the event
  • FAIRWAY TWOSOME – $1,200
    Entry for two (2) golfers with all player amenities. Player amenities include golf play, green fees, cart, caddie, practice green, use of locker room, driving range, on-course hospitality, breakfast, lunch and entry to the dinner reception along with a player gift and goodie bag
  • INDIVIDUAL PLAYER – $625
    Entry for one (1) golfer with all player amenities. Player amenities include golf play, green fees, cart, caddie, practice green, use of locker room, driving range, on-course hospitality, breakfast, lunch and entry to the dinner reception along with a player gift and goodie bag
  • DINNER TICKET – $200
    Entry for one (1) to our dinner reception
    Includes cocktail hour and delicious all-you-can-eat buffet, access to our live and silent auction and inspiring awards program
Register

Specialty SponsorsOptions

starting at $ 500

Four Choices
  • COCKTAIL SPONSOR – $7,500
    Logo place on signage and cocktail bar napkins
    Recognition on website, social media, and event sponsor board
    Naming rights of a signature drink
    Opportunity to include society approved materials as giveaways for guests
    Ten (10) dinner reception tickets
  • GOLD SPONSOR – $5,000
    Choose from one of the following sponsorship opportunities:
    – Event Gift Sponsor
    – Player Gift Sponsor
    – Golf Cart Sponsor
    – Photobooth Sponsor
    Logo placed on signage and items for specific sponsorships. Benefits will vary.
    Recognition on website, prominent presence on social media, and logo on event sponsor board
    Four (4) dinner reception tickets
  • BRONZE SPONSOR – $1,500
    Choose from one of the following sponsorship opportunities:
    – Beverage Cart Sponsor (2)
    – Putting Green Sponsor
    – Driving Range Sponsor
    – Entertainment Sponsor
    – Golf Ball Sponsor (or donation)
    – Rose Sponsor (or donation)
    Logo on signage and item for specific sponsorship
    Recognition on website and social media
    Two (2) dinner reception tickets
  • HOLE & TEE SPONSOR – $500
    Logo placed on tee sign that will be placed on course
Register

*Golf and all amenities includes: day of golf with carts, lunch, beverages, dinner, and player gift
**Dinner tickets include: a cocktail hour with live entertainment, an exclusive live auction, open bar, dinner, and awards reception.

Get Involved!

What is the Impact of Your Effort and Donation?

National Impact

  • 99% of money came from special events, personal gifts, corporate gifts, etc.
  • 23% decline in cancer death rates since 1991; 1.7 million fewer cancer deaths
  • 1.7 million outreach interventions to reduce the unequal burden of cancer
  • 3,800 corporate partnerships to increase awareness for our cause
  • 150,000 petitions signed restoring $2B in research funding to the federal budget

New Jersey (2016)

  • 3,363 rides provided to New Jersey patients 
  • 1,215 nights of free or reduced cost lodging for New Jersey patients
  • Served 1,089 New Jersey patients through the Look Good Feel Better program
  • Served 264 New Jersey patients through the Reach to Recovery program
  • Provided 950 wigs and 638 head coverings to New Jersey patients 

“The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and
lead the fight for a world without cancer.”

Our Mission: We are a united force against all cancers, and we’re on a mission to save lives and celebrate life. Every single day.

What We’re Made Of: We do this by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring.

What We Do: Every action we take moves us one step closer to a world free from the pain and suffering of cancer. We encourage prevention by advocating for lifesaving changes, promoting early screening, and empowering others to make healthy lifestyle choices. We are relentless in our efforts to raise awareness by honoring the people we’ve lost, supporting those in treatment, and celebrating the lives we’ve saved. We foster innovation by conducting groundbreaking research and funding pioneering scientists. We inspire generosity by motivating communities to donate and mobilizing them to act. We deepen understanding by listening to those in need of support, and guiding them to essential resources. We provide care for everyone affected by cancer by delivering crucial health information and vital patient services.

Double Your Donation

While survival rates are climbing, help cannot come fast enough for the more than 4,000 Americans who are diagnosed with cancer each day. If your company has a matching gift program, please consider completing the appropriate documentation. 

How to Submit a Matching Gift Request

1. After an employee makes a contribution to the American Cancer Society, the employee asks their employer to match his/her gift to the Society.
2. The employee fills out a matching gift application form (supplied by the donor’s company), or submits a matching gift request online through their company’s website.

3. The matching gift application form or online verification request should be submitted to the local American Cancer Society office in Springfield:

American Cancer Society
Attn: Carolyn Lanza
7 Ridgedale Ave, Suite 103
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

4. Once the gift is verified by the company, the company sends the local American Cancer Society office in Springfield a check for the match. Payout schedules vary for each company.

Our Research Honoree

Dr. Robert Schneider

Dr. Robert Schneider is the Albert Sabin Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis, a Professor of Radiation Oncology, and the inaugural Associate Dean at NYU Langone Health for the office of NYU Technology Ventures and Partnerships, the highly innovative biomedical technology and drug development arm of NYU. As Associate Dean he has developed innovative programs that have transformed how NYU translates its laboratory research and technologies into commercial products for the benefit of patients. Under his leadership NYU has become one of the leading academic centers in the U.S. to translate biomedical discoveries into new drugs and medical devices, with over 130 new start up companies in the last 8 years and 23 drugs on the market. Dr. Schneider has also led the development of the largest biotech new company incubator in New York City with the NYC EDC that just opened this May 2019. The BioLabs@NYU Langone incubator provides 50,000 square feet of co-working and private office and lab space, will host up to 35 companies and help alter the landscape of New York’s economy by growing the life sciences biomedical company ecosystem. Dr. Schneider is also an active research scientist, and performs basic, translational and clinical research on the molecular basis of metastatic breast cancers, the intersection with the immune response and the development of new therapeutics. He is the author of more than 170 peer-reviewed publications in oncology, inflammation and stem cell tissue regeneration. Dr. Schneider is also a co-founding scientist of six biotechnology/small pharmaceutical companies, including ImClone Systems (New York), PTC Therapeutics. (New Jersey) Canji (San Diego), Gencell (Paris), Charterhouse Pharmaceuticals (London) and ENB Therapeutics (New York).  He has received a number of awards in recognition of his achievements, including the 2012 Susan E. Donelan Hope for the Future Award for breast cancer research from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute; the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award & Commencement address from the University of Delaware; the 2010 Judah Folkman Memorial award, among others. Dr. Schneider received his Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. He has trained more than 100 postdoctoral research fellows, graduate students and clinical fellows, and has awarded 39 PhD degrees from his lab to date.

41st Annual Northern New Jersey Golf Classic Committee

Committee Chair

Leon Grassi

American Cancer Society

Carolyn Lanza

Committee Members

Eric Bakker
Bob Laurenzo
Kevin Lynch
Peyton McGinnis
Patrick Whyte
Joseph Reap
Roy Salley
Aaron Henschel

Peyton McGinnis
Joe Reap

John O’Neill
Patrick Whyte

Thank you to all of our distinguished volunteers who serve on the American Cancer Society’s 41st Annual Northern New Jersey Golf Classic Committee. Their tireless work is instrumental to ensuring this event’s continued success.

Interested in joining our committee? Please contact Carolyn Lanza (e): carolyn.lanza@cancer.org (p): 973.285.8045