T W E N T Y - S I X T H A N N U A L
Gene Filippis Memorial
Monday, June 7, 2010
Great Oaks Country Club
7:30 a.m. Morning Shotgun
1:00 p.m. Afternoon Shotgun
A benefit for The Filippis Foundation,
Athletes with Disabilities Network,
American Disability Installations, Area Agency on
Aging of Northwest Michigan, Blue Water Center for Independent Living,
Paws with a Cause & The First Tee of Detroit
Schedule of Events Beneficiaries
6:45am Morning Registration The Filippis Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by
& Breakfast Wright & Filippis. It offers a multitude of services, programs and
education that allow the disadvantaged and physically challenged
7:30am Morning Shotgun Start the independence to see their dreams turn to reality.
11:00am Afternoon Registration Athletes with Disabilities Network
& Lunch The Athletes with Disabilities Network (ADN) was formed in 2009 when the
Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame and Extremity Events
1:00pm Afternoon Shotgun Start Network joined forces as a subsidiary of Easter Seals - Michigan.
5:30pm Silent Auction Through a variety of annual events and outreach programs,
ADN's mission is to promote a better quality of life by creating
& Cocktail Reception opportunities for people with physical disabilities.
American Disability Installations
8:00pm Awards Presentation American Disability Installations helps people with special
needs locate funding sources for medical equipment, supplies and
8:30pm Silent Auction Ends home modifications for those with limited or no insurance cov-
Location Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan
The Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan recognizes the value that "stay-
ing informed and staying involved" has in our ability to support the
Great Oaks Country Club growing numbers of older adults and family caregivers in Northwest
777 Great Oaks Boulevard • Rochester, Michigan Michigan. Their role in advocacy, as well as the valued partnerships
(north off University between Livernois & Rochester) they hold with many organizations, are key to maintaining services
that help older adults live independent and meaningful lives.
In Memory... Blue Water Center for Independent Living
The Blue Water Center for Independent Living is a consumer driv-
Gene Filippis en organization that advocates, informs and supports all people
October 29, 1937 - June 20, 1997 with disabilities to live independently. They support the five coun-
ties of the thumb by providing such services as referrals, peer sup-
Eugene (Gene) Filippis, C.P.O. was a man of port, advocacy, skills training and housing support and education.
vision devoted to his family, dedicated to his
profession, and extremely loyal to his Paws with a Cause
employees. The oldest son of Tony Sr. and
brother to Nancy (Hakala) and A.J., Gene Paws With A Cause serves people with disabilities through custom-
became President and CEO of Wright & Filippis in 1981. trained Assistance Dogs to enhance their level of independence.
PAWS clients receive their Assistance Dog at no cost and are provid-
A member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists ed lifetime team support, which encourages Lifetimes of Independence.
since 1972, Gene also directed the Rehabilitation Research Center
(now the Filippis Foundation) which was developed to sponsor a The First Tee of Detroit
variety of educational programs for those with disabilities. The First Tee of Detroit, which hosts an adaptive program for
children with disabilities, impacts the lives of young people by pro-
Gene lost his life to cancer in June 1997 at the age of 59 after a
lengthy and valiant battle. Gene's compassion, kind heart and viding learning facilities and educational programs that promote
listening ear is missed by all who knew him. character development and life-enhancing values through the game
Double Eagle Sponsor (One Available) $7,500 Dinner Beverage Sponsor $2,500
Includes 8 golf tickets, one company logo prominently Includes 4 golf tickets, company name displayed at beverage
displayed on a wind jacket given to every golfer, and recognition bar, and additional recognition in the Wright & Filippis
in the Wright & Filippis newsletter and website. newsletter and website.
Eagle Sponsor (One Available) $7,250 Clubhouse Sponsor $2,000
Includes 8 golf tickets, one company logo prominently Includes 3 golf tickets, company name displayed at the
displayed on a hat given to every golfer, and registration table, and additional recognition in the Wright &
recognition in the Wright & Filippis newsletter and website. Filippis newsletter and website.
Birdie Sponsor (Two Available) $7,000 Hole Sponsor $1,200
Includes 8 golf tickets, one company logo prominently Includes 2 golf tickets, one company logo displayed at a hole, and
displayed on a gift item given to every golfer, and additional recognition in the Wright & Filippis newsletter and
recognition in the Wright & Filippis newsletter and website. website.
Banquet Sponsor $6,000 Individual Golfer (Afternoon Shotgun) $350
Includes 8 golf tickets, company name displayed at food stations, Includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and
additional recognition at dinner, and recognition in the Wright dinner.
& Filippis newsletter and website.
Individual Golfer (Morning Shotgun) $300
Practice Green Sponsor $5,000 Includes 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, cocktails,
Includes 6 golf tickets, company name displayed on the pratice hors d’oeuvres and dinner.
putting green, and additional recognition in the Wright &
Filippis newsletter and website.
Dinner Only $100
Includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dinner beginning at 5:30 pm.
Golf Cart Sponsor $4,000
Includes 4 golf tickets, one company logo displayed on all golf carts,
Lunch Only $50
and additional recognition in the Wright & Filippis newsletter
Includes cocktails and lunch from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Front 9 Sponsor $3,500
Includes 4 afternoon golf tickets, company name displayed at
Hole #1, additional recognition at dinner, and recognition in
the Wright & Filippis newsletter and website.
Back 9 Sponsor $3,000 If you are interested in donating items for golfers'
Includes 4 morning golf tickets, company name displayed at
Hole #10, additional recognition at dinner, and recognition in
goodie-bags, please contact Sherri Szep at
the Wright & Filippis newsletter and website. (248) 829-8277 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: ______________________________________________________ Contact Name: ____________________________________________________________
City: _______________________________________________________________ State: __________________________ Zip: ______________________________________
Phone: _____________________________________________________________ Fax: ________________________________________________________________________
Golfers' Names: 1.______________________________ 2.______________________________ 3._____________________________ 4.___________________________
5.___________________________________ 6.___________________________________ 7.________________________________ 8._______________________________
Golfing Preference regarding
Space is filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Golfers will promptly tee off at the following start times:
❏ Morning Golfer (7:30 a.m. Shotgun)
❏ Afternoon Golfer (1:00 p.m. Shotgun)
Sherri Szep at
❏ Double Eagle Sponsor $7,500 ❏ Dinner Beverage Sponsor $2,500
❏ Eagle Sponsor $7,250 ❏ Clubhouse Sponsor $2,000
❏ Birdie Sponsor $7,000 ❏ Hole Sponsor $1,200
❏ Banquet Sponsor $6,000 ❏ Individual Afternoon Golfer $350
❏ Practice Green Sponsor $5,000 ❏ Individual Morning Golfer $300
❏ Golf Cart Sponsor $4,000 ❏ Dinner Only $100
❏ Front 9 Sponsor $3,500 ❏ Lunch Only $50
❏ Back 9 Sponsor $3,000
$______________ Check (made payable to The Filippis Foundation)
$______________ Credit Card
Card Number: ______________________________________________________________________ Sec. Code: _______________ Exp Date: ____________________
Authorizing Signature: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Return completed form and payment to:
The Filippis Foundation, Attn: Sherri Szep, 2845 Crooks Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309
If paying by credit card, please fax to (248) 829-8394.