Thank You, 2016 Sponsors and Donors!

The businesses, individuals and families listed below have all contributed to the success of this organization by donating funds, goods, and even their time and services to make this Foundation and its events possible.


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Lead Event Sponsor

Major Event Sponsor

Berkman, Gordon, Murray and DeVan

Courage for Carina Sponsors

Rich Wanders of Team Karen

Badge of Courage Sponsor

Mark and Judy Giuliano Kevin Kilbane of Darice Marc & Lisa Pignataro The Raymond and Rita Foos Charitable Foundation Paul and Mary Spenthoff of Pulte Homes

Cup of Courage Sponsor

The Bosworth ‘Ladies’ – Jen, Em and Julia

Brian Fristik –

Ben Miralia, Attorney at Law

Joe Hanna of Stifel Nicolaus

Nizar & Susan Nader

Dragonfly Sponsor

Mark Jelonek – Memory of Joan Bortner

Kevin and Pam Siesel – Memory of Joan Bortner

Margaret Saylor – Memory of Joan Bortner

Kimberli Diemert

Martin and Jeanne Gendics – Memory of Joan Bortner

David and Helen Gill – Memory of Joan Bortner

Steve Mencini

Stephanie Lancaster

Jennifer Coughlin – Memory of Joan Bortner

Donna Ruther

Cindy Turski

Robert & Kimberly Ruggiero

Bonnie Britz

Margo Riedy

Denise Cousino

Patricia Brogan

Donna Marie Wise

Aimee Knipper

William and Brenda Gillespie – Memory of Joan Bortner

Holly Stephens

Janet Stusek

Kevin and Heather Foos

Brian and Carole Foos

William and Teresa Zitelli

Madalyn Reinholz

Annette Pacelli

Tony Britz

Rosalyn Kolar


 Special Thanks

A special thanks to the following individuals or businesses who have donated their time, services and/or products to our cause. Please show your appreciation to these businesses whenever possible throughout the year by giving them your patronage.

Time or Services Donations

Karen Ramba and Team at Cinecraft Productions

Mike Canon of Cleveland Print Wear

Kevin Smith with Barbarino’s

Mark Haddad with Coppertop Cherokee Hills

Dr. Thomas of Five Point Denistry

Strongsville Market District Giant Eagle

Jim Ascherl of Ascherl Studios

John Jacobs of Old Wine Cellar

Danny Stroemple of Don’s Pomeroy House

Joe Bucci of J. Bella

Phil Borshell of Shinto’s

Don Bersicola of A Slice Above

Ted Joyce of Next Day Signs

Michael Santo of Santos Italian Village


Debbie Amata of Bianca’s Italian Restaurant

Rito’s Bakery

Dick’s Bakery

Kimberly Ruggiero of the Artful Baker

Raffle Item Donations


  • Bunker Hill Golf Course a 18 Holes of Golf Valued at $38
  • 2 tickets Ohio State VS Bowling Green on Sept 10
  • 2 tickets to Notre Dame home game date to be announced
  • Foursome for Golf and Lunch at Club Walden, Aurora, OH – Date TBD
  • Miller Boat Line – 2 Adult Round Trip Tickets to Put-In-Bay – $28 Value
  • 2 x $50 gift cards to Graffiti: A Social Kitchen – donated by Nancy Auletta
  • Starbucks Gift Basket – donated by Susie Geiger Argenziano
  • Home Improvement Basket including so far:
    Mason Steel (Chad Mikin) – Outdoor Fire Ring
    Welker McKee (Matt Echan) – Powder Bath
    Brickman Landscaping – Tree

The tickets and Club Walden golf were donated by Rich Wanders of Team Karen and Family




Past Sponsor’s and Donors

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