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Published on August 15, 2016

Foundation Names Co-Chairs for 2016 Champion Golf Classic

WATERBURY, Conn. (August 15, 2016) ─ Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation will host the 21st Annual Champion Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at The Country Club of Waterbury. This year’s tournament co-chairs are David Forshaw, MD, of Middlebury and Robert and Kimberly Roscoe of Cheshire.

Dr. David Forshaw photoA Connecticut native, Dr. Forshaw is a neurosurgeon with Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics & Spine Specialists and Saint Mary’s Hospital with extensive expertise in complex and minimally invasive spine procedures as well as general neurosurgery. His areas of expertise include cervical spine disorders, chronic back and neck pain, spine diseases, degenerative conditions of the spine, spinal cord injuries and scoliosis. Dr. Forshaw graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in neural science from New York University, where he also received his medical degree, completed his internship in general surgery, and his residency in neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurosurgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

photo of Kim and Robert RoscoeRobert Roscoe is President of That’s Great News (TGN), which designs, markets and sells promotional items (plaques, reprints, photos and advertising items) to people and companies featured in the news. TGN partners with publishers around the country to provide additional revenue streams for their publications. Roscoe holds a degree in management information systems from Bryant College and graduated from Harvard Business School’s OPM29 program with 120 CEOs from 27 different countries. His first company, MBS Communications, Inc., which provided Customer Relationship Management (CRM) services, was recognized by Inc. Magazine in 1992 as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Roscoe has been a member of The Executive Council (now Vistage), an international organization of CEOs, since 1994 and he was honored by the Bryant College Alumni Association with its 1995 Entrepreneur Award. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Kimberly Roscoe is the Volunteer Services Coordinator at Saint Mary’s Hospital and President-elect of the Connecticut Association of Directors of Volunteer Services in Healthcare (CADVSH). Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University and received her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from St. Joseph College in West Hartford. She was a special education teacher for the Connecticut State Department of Mental Retardation in Torrington and taught at Stephen August Early Intervention Center and Middlebury Elementary School. Active in the community, Kimberly is a past board member of Waterbury Day Nursery and the Cheshire Education Foundation, a former member of the Cheshire Junior Women’s Club and a former volunteer at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

The Champion Golf Classic will feature a scramble format with two flights at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The registration fee is $310, which includes a continental breakfast for morning golfers, lunch and an evening reception. Proceeds support the hospital's mission of providing excellent healthcare in a spiritually enriched environment to improve the health of our community. This year’s Tournament Sponsor is Webster Bank. The Chairman Sponsor is Brown Rudnick.

Registration is available online at To register by phone, or for information about sponsorship opportunities, please call Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation at 203-709-6391.

About Saint Mary’s Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is a Catholic, not-for-profit, acute care, community teaching hospital that has served Greater Waterbury since 1909 and is now a member of Trinity Health – New England. Licensed for 347 beds, Saint Mary’s is designated as a Level II Trauma Center, offers award-winning cardiac and stroke care and houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was the first to introduce the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System and the O-Arm spinal navigation platform that Saint Mary’s utilizes places the hospital at the forefront of technology, making spinal surgery safer, more precise, less invasive and allows for faster recoveries. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown. Visit for more information and follow us on Facebook at SaintMarysHospitalCT, Instagram and Twitter at @SaintMarysCT.

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