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On February 19, the Patronato Benéfico Oriental, Inc. (PBO) held its traditional annual fundraising event, the “Hogar del Niño Solidarity Golf Tournament 2022”, which this year reaches its twenty-fifth edition.
The golf players met from 7:30 in the morning at La Romana Country Club, where after enjoying a delicious breakfast, they left in groups of 4 players, every 10 minutes, according to their Tee Time.
The game format “scramble 4 players” and the many amenities, such as tasting and refreshment points, two “holes in one” with prizes of 1 Fiat 500 car and a Volvo XC90, made this tournament an unforgettable edition, that every one the participants thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
At 5:30 pm, the participants were able to enjoy an award cocktail at La Romana Country Club’s hole#19 bar. Finally, the winners of the golf tournament were awarded:
Fourth place: Rafael Blanco, Rodrigo Blanco, Manuel Pérez Vázquez y Néstor Villalobos
Third place: Miguel Barbero, Francisco García, Alejandro Santelises y Juan Ramos
Second place: Rolando González Bunster, Kevin Mahaney, Andrés Marrazini y Jose Yude Michelen
First place: Jaime Bonetti, Alejandro Zeller, Pablo Gómez y Antonio Pérez Hernández.
This event has more than two decades of celebration, together with other sustainable events and programs, which positively impact the country’s vulnerable communities and provide the necessary tools for long-term socio-economic development. Its president, Mrs. Xiomara Menéndez Dajer, thanked all the sponsors and a large number of participants. In addition, he spoke about the great impact that his contributions cause on the lives of the 1,700 girls, boys, young people of the Hogar del Niño and their families.
The PBO, through the different programs it manages, Hogar del Niño, Social Diagnosis, PBO Technical Institute, Community Assistance PBO Scholarship Program, Makerspace, has a considerable impact on communities in vulnerable conditions in the city of La Romana and the East Zone of the country, reaching 330,000 people annually.
The Patronato Benéfico Oriental thanks all the sponsors, collaborators, and players who participated in this XXV edition, and invites them to save the date for the next edition of this tournament to be held in February 2023.
Below is a gallery of photos taken during the tournament that took place on February 19, 2022, at La Romana Country Club: