Fight for Charity “Boxer Announcement”
The organizers of the Long Island Fight for Charity recently held its “Boxer Announcement” reception at Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club. The 2016 boxers took center stage before supporters and fans as their names were revealed. The boxers, men and women from the Long Island business community, will now start training to prepare to step in the boxing ring at the 13th Main Event to be held this November.
The upscale networking event, sponsored by Lessing’s and held at the Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club, welcomed over 200 Fight for Charity committee members, sponsors, supporters, fans volunteers, charity boxers and their families as well as business, nonprofit and other community leaders who were anxious to hear the names of this year’s boxers.
The 2016 boxers who were introduced for the first time to the enthusiastic gathering are as follows: Mohammed “The Furious Fire” Ali, technician with The Mobile Spa in Woodbury; John “The Hurricane” Beck of Southampton and VP at Servpro of North Huntington; Michael “The Bayville Bomber” Bednar and owner of Catering by Michael in Bayville; Frank “The Hacker Attacker” Bravata of Ronkonkoma and President of Hauppauge-based Exceptional Tech Support; Dave “The Demolisher” Compitello of West Islip and a Manager at Servpro of North Huntington; Landon “Lights Out Litigator” Dais, an Associate Attorney at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP in Uniondale and NYC resident; Anthony “Hot Sauce” Fusaro of Commack, a Financial Advisor at AXA Advisors in Woodbury; Jeff “The Tasmanian Devil” Goldstein of Middle Island and a Fraud Investigator at Travelers Insurance in Melville; Elena “Black Widow” Lardizzone of Huntington Station and a Registered Nurse at Winthrop-University Hospital/Plainview Hospital; Dr. Ron “The Mazzacutioner” Mazza of Northport and a Chiropractor and Owner/Director of Chiro Sport Rehabilitation Center in Westbury; Edgar “The Bruiser” Montenegro of Lattingtown and financial advisor at Metro-Mass Mutual in Syosset; Lee “5 Steps” Munch, resident and Principal/Founder of Monarch 13 Group LLC in East Setauket; Gayatrri “Lady Gaya” Musraca of Huntington and the Lead QA Analyst at Broadridge Financial Solutions in Edgewood; John “The Fighting Fiduciary” Redican of Bellmore and Managing Director at FIC Capital, Inc. in NYC; Juan “The Wolf” Reyes of the Bronx and Assistant Sales Manager at Acura of Huntington; Ray “The Punisher” Rivera of Central Islip and Chef at Lessings–Timber Point Country Club in Great River; Jason “The Defender” Russo, a Bay Shore resident and Owner of the Law Office of Jason Russo and Tom “The Schorr Thing” Schorr of Huntington and Project Manager at Hauppauge-based W.J. Northridge Construction Corp.
The 13th Long Island Fight for Charity, scheduled for Monday, November 21, 2016, is expected to attract more than 1,200 people and raise more than $150,000 for local not-for-profit charitable organizations. Over the past 12 years, the Fight for Charity has donated over $1 million to local charities, including the Long Island Community Chest, The Genesis School and the National Foundation for Human Potential.
“It is inspiring to see these business men and women volunteer their time, efforts and bodies for charity. The Fight for Charity was created to help fellow Long Islanders who are facing challenges and struggling in their everyday lives. This event is one of a series leading up to the big night that the Long Island business community is supporting. Thank you to Steve Kirschbaum and Lessing’s for supporting our mission by sponsoring this event at the Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club, the perfect place for introducing the 2016 boxers and the individuals who will be working to make the 13th Fight for Charity a memorable night and a fundraising success,” said Jamie Austin, Fight for Charity Co-Founder.