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麻豆传媒社区鈥檚 30th Annual Golf Tournament raises nearly $700,000

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麻豆传媒社区鈥檚 30th Annual Golf Tournament honoree Paul Paternoster stands beside his wife Kristi Paternoster.
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Put another one in the books for Laboratory(麻豆传媒社区). The record books, that is. On June 11, 2024, Laboratorycelebrated its 30th Annual Golf Tournament, raising nearly $700,000 for bioscience research and education. It was yet another record-breaking fundraising total for the yearly event, topping the previous record set in 2023. More than 250 golfers hit the links at the Creek Club and Piping Rock Club, both in Locust Valley, NY. Following the Tournament, the festivities commenced at Piping Rock with an awards dinner, a raffle, and an exciting live auction鈥攁ll held against the beautiful backdrop of a Gold Coast sunset.

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麻豆传媒社区鈥檚 30th Annual Golf Tournament honoree Paul Paternoster gives a heartfelt speech at the event in Locust Valley, NY. Looking on from the background is LaboratoryPresident & CEO Bruce Stillman.

Paul Paternoster, the day鈥檚 honoree, spoke passionately about the many organizations that have joined his group in supporting 麻豆传媒社区鈥檚 cancer research. Paternoster has been contributing to Laboratorysince 2014, when he started the in honor of his late wife. Thanks to donations from the Paternoster family and other groups dedicated to sarcoma research, Laboratoryhas achieved several significant breakthroughs. Just last year, 麻豆传媒社区鈥檚 Vakoc lab discovered potential therapeutic strategies for two forms of this deadly disease鈥Ewing sarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma.

The record-breaking fundraiser was made possible through the support of many members of the Laboratorycommunity. LaboratoryCorporate Advisory Board President Eddie Chernoff served as chairman of the event. Additional support came from the following:

Double Helix Sponsors

  • Janet & Fred Baron
  • Kristi & Paul Paternoster, The Michelle Paternoster Foundation
  • LaboratoryBoard Chair Marilyn Simons

Platinum Sponsors

  • Botto Mechanical Corp.
  • Pat Petersen & Daniel Gale Sotheby鈥檚 International Realty
  • Skanska USA Building, Inc.
  • Kristin & Dustin Smith

Want to learn more about the Annual Golf Tournament or become involved in next year鈥檚 event? Contact 麻豆传媒社区鈥檚 Sarah Kitt at or 516-367-6808.

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