Fourth Annual “Strokes for Evan” Golf Tournament Scores Strong Turn Out in Quest to Help Boston Children’s Hospital Patients in Need

The charity “Strokes for Evan” recently held its Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Merrimack Valley Golf Course in Methuen, Mass.

The charity “Strokes for Evan” recently held its Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Merrimack Valley Golf Course in Methuen, Mass. For the second year in a row, MC Assembly, a leading electronics manufacturing services provider in the Boston area, was a leading sponsor of the event, which raises money to help children in need of medical care at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Approximately 118 people attended with 76 competing in the golf tournament. Evan himself made the annual ceremonial first tee shot. The official tournament winner was Team Fred Motsis, which finished at -13.

The real winners, however, were Boston-area children. The event raised nearly $6,000 for Boston Children’s Hospital and Evan’s fund for his costly medical treatments.

“It really warmed my heart to see all the love for my grandson,” said Gary Tarallo, New Business Development Manager for MC Assembly, who runs the tournament. “It was a wonderful day and I’m grateful for the strong turn-out and support of our sponsors. The Merrimack Valley Golf Club was phenomenal and their staff went out of their way for us.”

Strokes for Evan was originally organized by Tarallo in 2014 to raise funds for his six-year-old grandson, Evan, who suffers from Maple Syrup Urine Disease and needed a liver transplant at the time. A portion of the funds raised every year are donated to Boston Children’s Hospital to be used to help other children in need of medical care. This years’ donation brings the events total donations to more than $8,000 in four years. Last year the charity also helped Boston resident…

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