L-R: Yaron Cohen, Stephen Siegel, Gadi Peleg at Quaker Ridge Golf Club
American Friends of Rabin Medical Center (AFRMC) held its Second Annual charity Golf Tournament on May 5, 2008, at the prestigious Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, New York, under the outstanding leadership of Stephen Siegel, the global chairman of CB Richard Ellis, and AFRMC Board President. This springtime outing partially benefited the new Emergency and Trauma Center at the Rabin Medical Center. Gadi Peleg chaired the Golf Tournament committee. This event has already become known as an exclusive real estate outing on the charity circuit, attracting major companies and sponsors: Apollo Management LLP, The Atlantic Group Inc, Bank Leumi USA, Abraham "Barry" Cohen, Yaron Cohen, Belway Electric NYC, Cape Investment Advisers (Gadi Peleg), I. Chera & Sons Foundation, Cushman & Wakefield, David Maurer-Hollaender CBRE, Fisher Brothers, Jacalyn Barlia Florin, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Glenmont Capital Management, Kenneth Gliedman, Goldman Sachs & Co., Greenberg Traurig (Robert Ivanhoe), Israel Discount Bank, J.T. Magen & Co. Inc., LandAmerica Financial Group Inc., Magid Realty (Larry and Millie Magid), Scott L. Gottlieb & Michael R. Laginestra CBRE, CB Richard Ellis (Stephen Siegel), S&H Equities (Serge Hoyda), Studley, Arlene Strelitz, Stonehenge Partners Inc. (Ofer Yardeni), Taconic Investment Partners LLC, The Schoenheimer Foundation, The Switzer Group, Vested Title (Stephen Flatow), York International Agency.
This year's event was a great fundraising success. Please mark your calendars for the next annual Golf Tournament, scheduled for Monday, May 4, 2009.
Dr. Robert Bregman and Helen Franco organized the AFRMC Florida chapter to sponsor a community forum in Boca Raton, Florida, with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon as keynote speaker on February 24, 2005.
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