Foundation Events

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The Brookdale Foundation hosts several major events each year: The Scholarship Recognition Ceremony in March, the Scholarship Ball in May, and the Education Open Golf Outing in September.

2014 Education Open Golf Outing

The Foundation’s 35th Annual Education Open Golf Outing is on Thursday, September 18, at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale.

Long considered one of the best charity outings in the region, the Education Open provides golfers and guests with a first-class golfing experience at a premier club, plus prizes, amenities and a great golfer gift. (Each golfer this year will receive a sweater vest and a pair of sunglasses.) The format is a full scramble enabling all foursomes the chance to win and have great fun at the same time. This year the Education Open features new lower pricing!

Proceeds fund the “Building Minds, Building Futures” scholarship fund. Click here for the Education Open brochure in PDF.

2013 Events

The Foundation’s 34th Annual Education Open Golf Outing was held on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale. Thanks to our many supporters we had 25 foursomes, 24 major sponsors and 40 tee/green sponsors. The event raised naerly $52,000 for the Foundation’s  “Building Minds, Building Futures” Scholarship Fund.

The 2013 Brookdale Scholarship Ball, honoring Pat Battle of NBC4 News and local hero Tim McLoone, restauranteur and founder of Holiday Express, was attended by over 200 on May 9, 2013, at the Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale.  Battle and McLoone were honored for their commitment to the community and to higher education.  Attendees were treated to a festive event with live music, good humor, gourmet food, extensive gift auctions and much more. The Brookdale Foundation also paid tribute to the late Ruth Perryman, a local woman who left $200,000 to Brookdale Community College in her will.

Event Co-chairs were Brookdale Foundation Trustees Karen Escobedo, New Jersey Natural Gas, and Candy Langan-Sattenspiel, of Sattenpsiel Surgical Arts Pavilion. (Escobedo and Langan are both Brookdale alumna.) Committee members included various Monmouth County business people and Foundation Trustees.

The Foundation and Alumni Scholarship Recognition Ceremony was held on March 14, 2013, in the Warner Student Life Center. This event celebrates students who received Foundation and Alumni Association financial aid scholarships, and the donors who make these scholarships possible. This year, nearly 500 students received scholarships in the amount of $300,000.

For details about any of these event please contact Lore Milione at 732-224-2260 or