Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise and Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton
Join Forces 
to Honor Dr. Ira J. Gelb and Raise Funds
to Benefit the FAU Charles E. Schmidt 
College of Medicine 

and Local College Undergraduate Scholarships

Boca Raton, FL (March 26, 2013)— The Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise and the Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton have joined forces to honor Dr. Ira J. Gelb at the 26th Annual Rotary Golf Tournament May 9, 2013 at Boca Lago Country Club. The event will raise funds to benefit the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as well as local college undergraduate scholarships.

The two clubs honor the esteemed Dr. Ira J. Gelb, a visionary and medical leader who planted the seed for a medical school that came to fruition as the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. Dr. Gelb serves as a leader in his role of Assistant Dean for Pre-Baccalaureate Programs, Co-Director of Cardiology and Clinical Professor of Biomedical Science. He has also received the FAU President’s Distinguished Service Medallion.

Norman Matus and Bob Hildreth are co-chairs of this event, representing the Boca Raton Sunrise and Downtown Boca Raton clubs respectively. The event committee is comprised of Dr. Steve Alman, Marleen Forkas, David Katz, and Daniel Spandau.  Honorary Co-Chairs include Dr. Robert Colton, Eric Glasband, Larry Nagle and Robin Nagle.

The tournament begins at 11:00 a.m. with registration and lunch for the participants. A golf clinic by Bruce Fleisher will be held from 11:15-11:45 a.m. The shotgun start will take place at 12:30 p.m., and a reception will follow the day’s play at 5:30 p.m. The reception will feature dinner with gourmet carving stations, an auction and the awards ceremony.

Players may register as individuals for $250 or as a foursome for $1,000. Event sponsorships are also available from $100 to $5,000.

For more information, please contact Norman Matus (561-302-4655), Bob Hildreth (561-302-6494) or email [email protected].