Beneficiaries of mini golf tournament announced

RED BANK — The Curchin Group LLC has announced that Mary’s Place by the Sea and the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), two local nonprofit organizations, will receive all proceeds from the 11th annual Curchin Open, an annual indoor miniature golf tournament for charity slated from 4-7 p.m. Nov. 2 at the firm’s Red Bank office.

Curchin is offering sponsorship opportunities to local businesses that would like to help the selected charities as well as raise their profile in the community. For sponorship information, contact Peter Pfister at or 732-747-0500 or visit

Located in Ocean Grove, Mary’s Place by the Sea is a respite home where women can rest during their cancer journey. Integrative services are provided that complement their medical treatment during overnight and day visits. Guests may receive an array of modalities such as oncology massage, gentle yoga and walks by the ocean, all free of charge. To learn more, visit

Located in Eatontown, the Monmouth County SPCA was founded in 1945 and is dedicated to fostering the general well-being of the community’s homeless, neglected and abused animals and arranges for their successful adoption. To learn more, visit

Last year, with the support of almost 40 corporate and individual sponsors and dozens of participants, the 10th annual Curchin Open raised $16,500 for Lunch Break Inc. and Monmouth Day Care Center Inc., both of Red Bank.