Charity Golf Tournament for PRASAD’S Children’s Dental Health Program
From the desk of PRASAD’S CDHP President Ron Brent:
On September 10, 2007, a charity golf tournament was held at Brookville Country Club on Long Island, New York.
The event was held to raise funds for the work of the PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program (CDHP) - a foundation delivering dental care to underprivileged children in New York.The day began with a hearty brunch - continued with an afternoon of golf – and ended with a sumptuous lobster and beef dinner. During the evening meal award-winning actress, Phylicia Rashad – best known for her many years on the Cosby Show, as well as her Tony Award for Best Actress, addressed the crowd.
Phylicia spoke of the importance of dental care for children – both for health and self-esteem - and the fact that a child’s smile is one of the most precious things on Earth. She related how every time she visits CDHP’s mobile clinic, it reminds her of her youth and the many times she visited her own father’s dental office. Phylicia has been CDHP’s spokesperson for a number of years.
Among the distinguished guests were New York State Minority Senate Leader, Malcomb A. Smith, Senator John Sabatini, several New York State Legislators, and Deborah Blohm, who also addressed the dinner crowd. She presented her Beauty of Peace Dove pins to Senator Malcomb Smith and actress Phylicia Rashad from her elegant Unity Collection - with proceeds benefiting CDHP. Deborah lit up the event with her infectious smile – both at dinner and on the golf course.
Along with Phylicia, Deborah is a member of PRASAD’s Honorary Committee.For more information and how you can support the PRASAD Children’s Dental Health Program, please visit their website at: www.prasad.org