Our mission is to increase understanding and awareness for people with facial differences.



Carrollwood Country Club
13903 Clubhouse Drive
Tampa, FL 33618

Activities & Events

Closest to the Pin
Hole-In-One Contest
Longest Drive
Lunch & Goodie Bags
Raffles, Prizes & Awards
Networking & More!


Presented by Florida Craniofacial Institute, the “Every Smile Has a Story” Golf Tournament is held in order to increase awareness for craniofacial anomalies and raise funds for children in Tampa that need support relating to cleft lip or palate issues. Funds raised from the tournament have helped children receive care from the St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Craniofacial Center, a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to treating head shape, cleft lip, and craniofacial anomalies in young children.

The generosity of sponsors and golfers at the “Every Smile has a Story” tournaments has been overwhelming. Funds raised through the tournament have helped hundreds of children with facial differences receive necessary care. The Every Smile Has A Story Foundation has donated funds to St Josephs Children’s Craniofacial Center, and has sponsored care for children overseas. All money raised is used for patients and their families.  In 2017, Every Smile Has a Story added a scholarship for a family to attend the annual Children’s Craniofacial Association retreat. Each year, we host fundraising events so that we can purchase needed supplies, provide medically necessary care, and offer support to families. In order to meet this goal, we are asking for sponsorships from local businesses and individuals such as yourself.

Learn more how to be part of the Every Smile Has A Story Golf Tournament.


Every year they help make a difference.


Interested in being a part a great cause? Send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.


Dr. Pat Ricalde is from Ann Arbor, Michigan. After graduating magna cum laude from high school she received an academic scholarship to Eastern Michigan University. She attended dental school at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, graduating magna cum laude and receiving numerous performance awards to include: the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities Award, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award, Nathan David Gold Memorial Award, and the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Award. She was recognized by Who’s Who among students in American Universities and Colleges and has been inducted into the Gorgas Odontological Honor Society as well as the OKU Honorary Dental Society.Dr. Ricalde continued her education in Baltimore, first completing medical school, and then an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Maryland and Shock Trauma Center. Dr. Ricalde’s advanced training includes: dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, bone grafting, orthognathic surgery, head/neck pathology, craniofacial trauma, and reconstructive surgery.

After finishing residency, she completed a fellowship with internationally renowned Dr. Jeffrey C. Posnick. Under his tutelage she received advanced training in the management of patients with cleft lip/palate, dentofacial malformations, pediatric craniofacial deformities, and facial aesthetic surgery. Dr. Ricalde is the author of numerous publications and book chapters. She lectures both nationally and internationally on the subject of pediatric craniofacial surgery. She is the lead investigator in research projects to improve surgical care for patients, and maintains academic affiliations in order to educate future maxillofacial and craniofacial surgeons.Dr. Ricalde has volunteered with many international non-profit organizations dedicated to providing surgical assistance to less fortunate patients with cleft lip/ palate anomalies. She is the Founder and Director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, and holds privileges at most area hospitals. Dr. Ricalde is dedicated to providing quality care to patients, especially to those with special needs.