The Actors Fund’s Annual Jock Duncan Celebri-TEE Golf & Tennis Outing will take place on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the historic Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, New Jersey. Attendees will join Golf Chair Peter Gallagher (The O.C., Covert Affairs, On the 20th Century) and Tennis Chair Norm Lewis (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Scandal) for summer sport to raise funds in support of The Actors Fund’s Lillian Booth Actors Home.
The event, now in its sixth year, is named for The Actors Fund’s former treasurer Jock Duncan, who served as a trustee for 13 years. Registration opens at 10:30 am, followed by lunch and shotgun start tee off at 12 pm, tennis round robin at 2 pm, and concluding with a cocktail reception, charity auction, dinner and live performances. Robert Creighton (Cagney) and Ernie Sabella (Curtains, Man of La Mancha) are also scheduled to join guests for the day of golf with Peter Gallagher and tennis with Norm Lewis.
“I’m proud to continue this annual tradition,” said Peter Gallagher. “It’s an honor to join our guests in giving back to The Actors Fund, an organization that provides so much care for our performing arts and entertainment community.”
“I’m looking forward to meeting new friends and raising funds for a good cause,” said Norm Lewis. “It’s my way of supporting my colleagues in show business who make up this vibrant community of artists at The Actors Fund Home."
The Knickerbocker Country Club is located at 188 Knickerbocker Road, Tenafly, NJ. Individual tickets for golf start at $500 and tennis at $300. Dinner reception only begins at $250. For more information on sponsorships and reservations, call 212.221.7300, ext. 133 or visit www.actorsfund.org/Celebritee2016.
The Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund is an acclaimed assisted living and skilled nursing care facility for those who worked in performing arts and entertainment and their immediate families. Since 1882, The Actors Fund has been helping performing arts and entertainment professionals. In 1902, The Fund opened its first retirement home in Staten Island, New York which moved to Englewood, New Jersey in 1928. Today, The Lillian Booth Actors Home continues a tradition of care through a 124-bed assisted living and skilled care facility. The Actors Fund Home is a gold standard for senior care and a recipient of both U.S. News and World Report’s coveted “Best Nursing Homes in America” as well as the highest rating of 5 Stars from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.