Golf ClassicThe Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital is pleased to announce its Annual Golf Classic, presented by EJ After Hours Urgent Care, to be held at Metairie Country Club on Monday, May 13, 2013. This year marks several firsts for the Annual Classic: it is the first time there has been a presenting sponsor; it is the first time it is being held at Metairie Country Club; and it is the first charity tournament hosted by Metairie Country Club.

"This year's tournament is a major step forward in the evolution of the Annual Golf Classic," says Marc Eagan, Annual Golf Classic Chair. "It has become, without a doubt, one of the premier events in our region. Our goal is to make this a world-class event, so that in the end, we can further the efforts of our world-class, community hospital."

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EJ After Hours Urgent Care Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich is thrilled to be partnering with The Foundation for this tournament. He says, "My family and I have always been proud supporters of The Foundation. We believe in their mission, and we believe in our community hospital. EJ After Hours has enjoyed a close relationship with the hospital for over 10 years and this is just one more opportunity to join together to improve the health of our community."

In addition to the tournament, The Foundation will host a kick-off "Pre-Partee" on May 8, 2013, at the home of Dr. Cvitanovich featuring a festive evening with live and silent auction, cocktails and more.

Golf"I am grateful that The Foundation has partners who are so generously dedicated to improving the health of our community," says Carolyn A. Chassee, CFRE, President and CEO of The Foundation. "In particular, presenting sponsor EJ After Hours Urgent Care and platinum sponsor Humana have taken leading roles in making this tournament possible. Their support is the reason we expect this year's tournament to be the best yet."

Over the past 10 years, contributions from the Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital Annual Golf Classic have provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in philanthropic support for patient care initiatives, cancer care treatment, technologies, specialized cardiac care and research, women and child services, the EJGH Wellness Center and advanced training for our team members.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lucy King at or (504) 454-5596.

Tournament Pre-Party

This year, The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital will host its first ever golf tournament pre-party on the evening of May 8, 2013 6:30pm-9:30pm at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Gerry Cvitanovich. The event will feature excellent food, entertainment and a silent auction celebrating unique experiences that nurture the body, mind and spirit.

Proceeds generated from the event will help the hospital enhance our patients' experiences through Expert Medicine and Extraordinary Care. The healthcare team at EJGH strives for a level of care that sets medical and community standards, exceeds expectations and benefits patients and their loved ones. Gifts that support these efforts are at the very heart of transforming the health care experience.

Please contact Lucy King, Community and Corporate Partnership Coordinator at (504) 454-5596 or for more information about the event. Tickets are $100.00/individual and $175.00/couple. A limited number of tickets is available.

The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization and our mission is to generate philanthropic support through advocacy, education, communication and active ambassadorship in the community.

Presenting Sponsor

East Jefferson After Hours

Pre-Party Presenting Sponsor


Pre-Party Auction Sponsor

Iberia Bank

Platinum Sponsors

humana Cerner

Gold Sponsor

Eagan Insurance