Friday, October 14, 2016
Developmental Disabilities Institute Sponsors Golf Fundraiser
President of K Restoration and Roofing Corp. since 2002, Barry Grummer oversees the construction company’s daily operations. When not in the office, Barry Grummer supports a number of charities, one of which is the Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) and its Young Autism Program.
Established in 1961, DDI addresses the needs of those with autism and other developmental disabilities. The nonprofit organization offers therapeutic intervention programs, and serves more than 1,500 children and adults with autism. It has five main campuses in cities throughout New York State: Huntington, Medford, Riverhead, Ronkonkoma, and Smithtown.
As a nonprofit organization, DDI relies heavily on financial donations and fundraisers to run its services and programs. One such fundraiser was the 2016 Golf Classic, which took place on June 20 at two different courses: Woodside Acres Country Club in Muttontown, and Pine Hollow Country Club in East Norwich. Participants could purchase a ticket for cocktails and dinner only, or for golf and dinner. Sponsorship opportunities at the golf courses were available for signs placed at tees, putting greens, and on golf carts.