Monday, October 11, 2010

Golf, Glorious Golf


Team Surgical Associates of North Texas. 
We should have had an award for
Best Dressed!
This past Friday (October 8, 2010) 87 golfers gathered at Coyote Ridge Golf Club as part of the 2nd Annual Friends of deVille Golf Tournament:  Another Shot FORE Children, presented by Surgical Associates of North Texas, benefiting Dallas Adoption agency Hope Cottage.  The weather was superb, the greens called and more people turned out than we were expecting.  Best of all, we doubled the income raised over last year's tournament.  All the monies raised benefited the programs at Hope Cottage which include domestic adoption, foster-to-adopt, adoption education , services to birth mothers, family counseling and post adoption services

The tournament was started by one of our own Hope Babies, Todd deVilleneuve.  He called us last year and said he wanted to do something for the agency that has meant so much to his family.  His friends call him "deVille", hence the name of the tournament - Friends of deVille.  Scott's father, Allan deVilleneuve, MD is a local pediatrician who stills sees Hope Babies as part of his practice.  Brother Scott deVilleneuve, MD of Surgical Associates of North Texas was also adopted from Hope Cottage.  Mom Virginia rounds out the deVilleneuve clan and they pull out all the stops recruiting family and longtime friends to make the tournament a rousing success. 

Third place, with a score of 62, went to The Davis Team.  2nd place was taken by Surgical Associates of North Texas Team #1 with a score of 60 and First Place was grabbed by Joe Coursy, Mike Doeden, Patel Pranay and Kyle Stevens. 
First Place Winners with the Traveling Trophy

Scott Meyer won for Closest to the Pin and Anthony Saitta won the Longest Drive.
Anthony Saitta



Team GEICO

















We would like to thank Surgical Associates of North Texas for being our Title Sponsor and GEICO for being our Lunch Sponsor.  Other Sponsors include: 
We had some GREAT raffle prizes and door prizes thanks to Avid Media Ventures, Larry Bisno, Coyote Ridge Golf Club, Diz & Janis Dizdar, Floss Dental, Sonyia and Mike Hartwell, Healthcare Chiropractic, Vince Pellman/Rolling Hills Country Club, PGA Tour Superstore, BarryRay/Armstong Office Concepts, Sigel's Elite, Salum'sTGI Friday's,  Ron Keene and Mark Cuban.

Another big thank you goes to John Sommers and Graphic Solutions Group for signage. 

To see our entire photo album, visit the Hope Cottage Fanpage on Facebook or Flickr

Hope Baby Golf Trio
John Dickey, Todd deVilleneuve, Scott deVilleneuve
Not all golfers are the two legged kind!

Golfers register



Hope Cottage Staff Members
Susan Mathews and  Brooks Quinlan

Putting Contest Volunteers
Lori Crider, Krista Hartman and Mark Neace


Allen and Todd deVilleneuve


Hope Cottage is the oldest nonprofit, non sectarian adoption agency in Dallas. Since 1918 Hope Cottage has been building and nurturing strong families through counseling, education and adoption services.


If you have questions about adoption, please call Hope Cottage at 214.526.8721.

If you are a woman facing a crises pregnancy and would like to talk to someone about adoption, please call Hope Cottage at 1.800.944.4464 or 214.404.4546.


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