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17th Annual Bernard & Betty Egan Memorial Golf Classic

17th Annual Bernard & Betty Egan
Memorial Golf Classic

(Vero Beach, FL) February 20, 2023 – The Samaritan Center Advisory Committee is holding the 17th Annual Bernard & Betty Egan Memorial Golf Classic. The golf outing will take place Friday, June 2, 2023, at Grand Harbor Golf & Beach Club.  Bernard Egan and his wife Betty were two of the founding members of the Samaritan Center who realized the need to help homeless families in Indian River County. 

The Samaritan Center, a program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Palm Beach, is a comprehensive, multi-level homeless program for families in Indian River County that offers a proven solution to homelessness.  To date, the Samaritan Center has provided shelter to over 1,995 residents including over 1,100 children.  The Samaritan Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and has an operation budget of over $738,000.  Private donations and grants, along with our fundraising efforts, account for more than 75% of the operating budget for the Samaritan Center. 

This year, the golf tournament registration fees are $200/person, and $800/foursome, and will include all associated golfer fees, lunch, two mulligans, a door prize ticket, and participation in all course games,  including the “golf ball launcher.” All proceeds received go directly to benefit families living at the Samaritan Center. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and the Bernard Egan A. Foundation is generously matching sponsorship contributions dollar for dollar.  

To learn more about Catholic Charities’ Samaritan Center or get more information about the 17th Annual Bernard & Betty Egan Memorial Golf Classic, please call 772-770-3039 or email Renee Bireley at

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