6th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic Monday, May 11, 2009 El Caballero Country Club supporting “The cancer we can see, but no one talks about.” Presented by The Actors’ Network Aaron, Darla & Mike... You simply have made the event possible since its inception! Thank you. Kerry Scot Daveline March 4, 1961 South Bend, ID January 4, 2003 Sherman Oaks, CA Kerry Daveline (far left), at his final USC / Notre Dame game with tournament Co-Hosts Kevin E. West and Michael Moynahan. “Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.” — Braveheart The Hack n’ Smack event is the fulfillment of a promise made to Kerry Daveline by his friend, Kevin E. West, just prior to Kerry’s death on January 4th, 2003. Kevin and Kerry wanted to combine their passion for golf to raise money and awareness in the fight against melanoma. Kerry fought like a champ for nearly five years, still singing, doing voice over work and traveling. While Kerry was not able to share in the joy of their birth, his widow, Mia Daveline gave birth to their miracle post-mortem twin daughters on January 3rd, 2005. They all attend the event annually. Dr. Francesco Federico! We are proud to We are deeply indebted to support you for your support! The Melanoma Research Foundation in memory of our friend Silver Lake’s “Walking Man” is Kerry far more than that! Daveline Thanks so much for caring about Kerry and being the man Hansen, Jacobson, you are... Teller, Hoberman, shirt or no shirt. Newman, Warren & Dr. Marc Abrams is a giant amongst Richman, LLP giants. Generous and sincere. We are forever in your debt. Why we are here! Every hour of every day, someone dies of melanoma in the US. Melanoma strikes people of all ages, race, and economic level. One in 75 Americans will develop melanoma during their lifetime. Melanoma is the most highly preventable, and treatable if caught early. Please help start the awareness this particular cancer needs now more than ever. Of all of the various skin cancers, melanoma is known to be the most deadly if not caught in its earliest phases. Approximately 60,000 will be diagnosed with melanoma and 8,00 will die this year from melanoma. Melanoma is the fastest rising cancer it continues to receive less than 10% of the funding given to basic research of other cancers. In fact, funding for melanoma research is typically distributed to studies focused on treatments for other cancers in the hope that there might be benefit for the melanoma patient. This has been happening since the late 70’s and 80’s. We know that therapies effective for other cancers typically are not effective for the melanoma patient. Yet critical funds are expended in basic research that is over 20 years old and known to have little benefit to the melanoma community. To find new and more effective treatments, funding MUST be increased now. On behalf of the staff and Board of Directors, thank you for being a part of this event to benefit the Melanoma Research Foundation. Randy Lomax, Chair Linda Pilkington, Executive Director Tournament Co-Host Tournament Co-Host Kevin E. West Michael Moynahan “On January 4, 2003 I lost a 17- “I feel so honored to have been year friend and became glaringly a part of Kerry’s life. I met him aware of how precious life is.“ You in 1987 and shared many of my don’t have to have a spouse, kids most memorable life experiences or be old to realize...time is short. with him and his family. I think We hurry, we rush, and push to about him everyday. I wish he succeed...guilty as charged. But could be here playing with us since the death of my friend...I’ve today (preferably in someone else’s slowed just a hair, so that I won’t foursome).’ He taught me so much miss much from here on out. in his living and in his dying. The love he shared with Mia, is but one I hope you enjoyed the sky, the shining example. Let’s play hard golf, the grass, and the laughs. and enjoy every minute of it. Kerry Kerry would have liked that. I would have wanted it that way. hope it brings you good cheer and back here...next year! Irish eyes are “Oh, and Mia...he still owes me 20 smiling on you.” bucks.” Event Coordinator Jenn Wilson Event Director Ron Ransen CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS Major Tee Gift Sponsors Photography Sponsor Nektar Steiner Bros. Metaphor, Inc. Executive Sponsors Volunteer Sponsor ING Funds Mixen Vixens RSS Marketing Real4DealCasino.com Awards Dinner Sponsor End It Entertainment Beverage Sponsors Awards n’ Wine Sponsor Smart/Glaceau Water Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Steaz Hoberman, Newman, Warren Dr. Frank Federcio & Richman L.L.P. 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Two Round-Trip Southwest Airlines Tickets (value $800) Anywhere Southwest flies in the Continental U.S. Restrictions Apply. Celebrity Players Anthony Anderson Richard Karn Joe Pesci Adam Baldwin James Kaufman Geoff Pierson Matthew Borlenghi Brian Krause Max Ryan Regan Burns Drew Lachey Shawn Ryan Shawn Christian Kenny Lofton Grant Show Kevin Dobson Joe Mantegna J.K. Simmons Mark Doerr Eric Martsolf David Rees Snell Scott Elrod Jack McGee Kevin Sorbo Daniel Fathers Heather S. Michaels Gordon “Luggnutz” Stewart Jaime Gomez Dan Moriarty Jeremy Sumpter Christopher Gorham Chuck Muncie Paula Trickey Harold Greene Joel Murray Travis Aaron Wade Robert Hays David Naughton Matthew Willig Dennis Haysbert Lorenzo Neal Alex Hyde-White Don Michael Paul Gregory Itzin Ron Perlman Our sincerest thanks to all our celebrities, for their time! And apologies for any late addition omissions. Tournament Committee Aaron Postil Mia Daveline End It Entertainment Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren & Richman Dana Saraceno Peter Heilbron ING Funds Smith-Barney/RBC Darby Doran T. Pat Long Rant n’ Rave Prods. Long, Williamson & Delis Kevin E. West Mike Moynahan The Actors’ Network The Beach Toys Christopher Hack n’ Gorham Smack 2009 2009 Warrior Honoree of the Year! You’ll likely know Chris from his two years on Our Warrior of the Year is award-winning journalist ABC’s Ugly Betty, as America Ferrera’s love interest Harold Greene, well known for his long, distinguished Henry Grubstick. Gorham, who now stars on CBS’s television news career in Southern California. Harper’s Island, isn’t your regular Hollywood guy. He is probably one of the most gentle, genuine and Harold’s honors include 10 Golden Mike awards, giving people you’ll ever encounter in entertain- seven Emmy awards; the Columbia Graduate School of ment. He is a UCLA graduate, a husband and dedicated Journalism Award, three Edward R. Murrow Awards, 12 L.A. Press Club Awards, and a Star on the Holly- father. wood Walk of Fame. Harold is also a melanoma survi- vor. Chris has also been an important friend and sup- porter of the Hack n’ Smack and the Melanoma Re- search Foundation. In 2004, when the Hack n’ Smack Harold’s story: commenced, we did not have any foundation or major people associated with the event and fundraising is “I’ve been an outdoors person my whole life; quite difficult in such a competitive market. What we training for and running marathons, surfing, had, going all the way back to that time, was Chris- golfing and all the other great things we can do topher Gorham. At the time Chris was starring on under the sun just about all year long. As a TV Medical Investigation, then later on Out of Practice News Anchor I covered plenty of stories about as well and he was our lone active Series Regular skin cancer and showed my viewers plenty of playing. pictures of what to look for. As a red head I knew I was at risk but for the most part didn’t pay When Chris arrived at the 3rd Annual Hack n’ Smack too much attention to the little moles that would (2006) he had just begun his stint on Ugly Betty and pop up and in most cases go away. But about five it proved to be a banner year when he made a Hole- years ago sitting on my long board in Del Mar in-One on #16 in that year’s tournament. Chris has I saw a nasty looking mole on my right thigh. It been willing to take interviews, reach out to fellow looked just like the bad ones in the pictures I had Celebs, and make sure that our event is in ink every shown on the news. The next day I went to my der- year. Certainly it is commendable with any disease hits matologist. He took a biopsy and a few days later one’s family or dear friends and you carry a torch the shocking news was relayed to me that it was on their behalf. But in some ways, it is even more Melanoma. Man, I freaked. But because I caught it amazing when you choose to carry a torch without a direct association. We certainly hope that Melanoma early the cancer didn’t get into my blood stream never finds Chris, his family, or yours but if it ever and I didn’t need Chemo or radiation. If I hadn’t does Christopher Gorham has unconditionally put in a been monitoring myself on a more regular basis great amount of love and time...to see that the Mela- as I grew older the outcome would have been noma Research Foundation has funding for its future. much different. Please, check yourself and your loved ones, because early detection will save your life.” A SPECIAl THANK YOu to the following individuals and corporations who have donated goods and services helping make our tournament a success. Aaron Postil Lorenzo Neal Amy Lynn Grover Anheuser-Busch, Sylmar Fleur Henry CC Fontana Stacey Annette Bruce Deziel Andrew Lear Robert Bloom, Hawaii Allie MacKay Catherin Campion Brian Gold – Sultana Distribution David Mendelson Sommer Saqr Race Owen - Roush Racing Gridley Family Cellars Wendy Allyn Sherri Chalmers Omni Hotel Gwen Roos Kenny Chapman Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle Nick Spampanato Charlie Wilke Palms Casino Resort Dana Saraceno Dana Saraceno Robert Bloom Larry Guli Dr. Marc Abrams Dr. Marc Abrams Ron Neef - Big Sunday Gwen Stefani Dr. Gabriel Chiu Pat Battistini KTLA - Allie MacKay Dr. Ilya Reyter Paul Mize Marisa LeBlanc Southwest Airlines Matt Halverson Tom West - Pink’s Famous Hot Dogs Mike Quattro Kevin Wakefield & Paul English - Callaway Randy Lomax Bill Bock Janella Rant n’ Rave Michael Chao Pamela Miller - Starbucks Rena LeBlanc Dr. Janellen Smith Rosemary Devlin Susan Finn Maria Martirosyan - UPP Rosana Cavoto Tara Radcliffe Mike Saiz - Kinkos Christina Holder - Sleepers Tim Allen Paul Tanner, Flavio and Shayla Greg Darling - Cycle Dragon Motorsports Rachel Madison Hill Drew Belzer - ESPN 710 Bill Raymond Andie Brokaw & Carolyn Bolin - PAMA Dave Denholm & Brian Long Dan Ramm Dave Abeles & Linda Millen - Taylor Made Naomi Sekiguchi David B. Robinson Aries Sanders Aaron Bronstetter Stephanie Dolch Linda Pilkington Zeghai Tekeste Michelle Czernin von Chudenitz Rob Harriell - Crunch Fitness Jeridan Frye Mia Daveline Rahul Gupta Special Thanks to… Brien Patermo & Robyn Hazard - GSW The Beach Toys El Caballero Country Club Stephanie LeBlanc - MRF Pat Hook GM - Thomas Bernsen Michael Ross - Cleveland Golf Chet Nelson Events Manager. - Joseph Zarillo Ayala’s Embroidery, Raul Durell Stouse Food/Beverage Smoke Zone David Cooper Sal (Deliveries - Nacho) Lincoln Kennedy Aaron Bronsteter Pro Shop - Mark Taylor & Pro Shop - Brent Dan Moriarty Amanda Putman OuR fAbulOuS vOluNTEERS Sherae Adams John Keating Ayn Vaughan Jodi Adler Kristoffer Kelly Allison Volk Nathan Patrick Agin Richard Clarke Larsen Mandy Wilson Wendy Allyn Lisa Lawley Paulo Andres Pat Battisitini Nicole Marcluk Stephen Moffat Photographers Claire Bocking Todd Nonenberg Stacey Annette Denise Carole Rob Norton Dan Murphy Lydia Castro Kristen Olson Kenneth Hollis Scott Christopher Joe Orlando Cathryn Farnsworth Emily Churchill Deron Paul Cerina da Graca Tara Radcliffe Courtney Day Kito Buni Robinson Massage Judy Dinella Veronika Rybalov Susan Lynn Bragg Elliot Ehlers Andres Salazar Michael Whitfield Nicole Flannigan Sommer Saqr Judy Fleming Ed Schoen Cristina Villacres Irene Georgerian Cindy Shope Christopher Wilson Benjamin Hisoler Katie Taub Shirley Hughes Bunita Tilley vIDEOGRAPHY TONY bOlDI - CORY lYONS - EfRAIM WYETH - ARIEl bENARROCH - ROSS DREYER A Survivor’s Story Wayne Benson and Kevin E. West have been friends since 1992. Wayne was one of the first 20 members of The Actors’ Network way back inits infancy. They both shared a passion for golf (Wayne is better), snow skiing (Wayne is better), and acting. When Kerry was diagnosed in 1998 they found one more thing in Common…Melanoma. Wayne’s hits about as close to home as one can. Here’s his story. We are blessed to still have him with us. I am a two-time cancer survivor. My latest bout was with malignant melanoma. I found out about my first cancer diagnosis on my birthday in 1984—it was cancer of the muscle, Desmoid Sarcoma, and it was also malignant. They removed my right-top quadriceps and I had radiation treatments twice a day for three months. After a lot of pain, and rehab (and being told by doctors that I would never play sports again, which, by the way, I still do!) I’m fine, and VERY lucky. Wayne Benson I went to see the doctor told him my story. He showed me some pictures of what melanoma looks like, looked at my face and said it was nothing. I told him that I had cancer before in LA and was concerned. He asked me what I did in LA, and when I told him I was an actor he said, and I quote, “oh, so it’s a vanity thing.” I said no, it was because a friend new someone who had a similar looking mark on her face and she had died. “I’m a doctor and your friend is not, you believe whomever you want—your friend is wrong, that is not melanoma.” 5 days later, another call: still didn’t clear the margins. Dr. Altman told me if we didn’t clear the margins this time we would need to go to Mayo clinic for mosh surgery. We called Mayo just in case but hoped for the best with the third surgery. The third biopsy came back, we had cleared the margins(!) and once again I had (knock on wood) been extremely lucky and survived something that many people had not. Remember, the one thing I found to be true is that if a doctor tells you 30% of the people die, that means 70% live. The mind and body are powerful things and can go a long way to healing one’s self if you maintain a positive attitude. Yes, I am a 2-time cancer survivor and, depending on how you look at it, either very unlucky or lucky. I choose to believe the latter. Wayne Benson 6th Annual Hack n’ Smack is presented by... “Help us, help you...help all of us.” “Learn from the mistakes of others, you don’t have time to make them all yourself.” 818-509-1010 www.actors-network.com Alums include: Christopher Gorham (Harper’s Island/Ugly Betty), Maggie Grace (Taken/Lost), Masi Oka (Heroes), and Merrin Dungey (King of Queens)!
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