Nearly 100 chamber and community members braved the hottest golf tournament day in recollection, and the hottest day in 16 years with heat index warnings over 1000, to support the Chamber andUnited Way through the NBT Bank Mohawk Valley Classic Golf Tournament at Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course.
Golfers enjoyed camaraderie and on-course beverages while they competed for the coveted chamber cup, which was won for the second consecutive year by the Rose & Kiernan team with the low gross of 58. Other notable scores and accolades go to the team of Dennis Egelston,Pete Rose, Zach Labagh, and Grant Egelston with a net of 53.2; The Recorder Team of Kevin McClary,Geoff Dylong, SupervisorButch Greco, and Jerry Kristie with a low gross of 53.3; and the team of Dr. William and Jacque Bresonis and Tom and Lorraine Dwyer with a low gross of 56.4 (this foursome has been golfing together in this tournament for over 15 years).
Congratulations also to Laurie Dwyer, winner of the women’s longest drive; Chris Dugas, winner of the men’s longest drive; closest to the pin, men Matt Clarke, women, Jacque Bresonis.
Thanks to tournament sponsors and donors: NBT Bank, Time Warner Cable, Bouchey & Clarke Benefits; National Grid, Beech-Nut, Alpin Haus, Schwartz Law Firm; Pleasant Cleaner’s, WEST & Company, CPA’s, Hays & Wormuth Insurance Inc., Subway, LCS & Z, LLP, CPA’s, and Next Generation/Partyka Star Vending, Amsterdam Mohawks, Bartyzel, Inc., Brown’s Coach, Hannaford Food & Drug, Mohawk Dairy, Mohawk Candy, Pine Brook, Price Chopper, Quality Express Printing, Raindancer, The Leader Herald, and The Recorder.
Also thanks to Flag/Hole sponsors: 1st on Scene Fire & Emergency Services, Johnstown, NY Fire, EMS & Police Supplies, Adirondack Fireplace Co., Amsterdam Family YMCA, Beech-Nut Nutrition, Betz, Rossi, Bellinger & Stewart Family Funeral Homes, Broadalbin Manufacturing Corp., Brown’s Ford of Amsterdam, Catholic Charities of Fulton-Montgomery Counties, Community Hospice of Amsterdam, Cranesville Block Co., Inc., Don’s Electric & Plumbing, Dr. Karen Tan, Egelston Energy Company, First Niagara Bank, Harvey-Triumpho Agency Corp., Joe the Pro Amsterdam MUNI, Judith Ann Realty, KeyBank, The Leader Herald, M.W. Roosevelt and Son, Inc., MCT Federal Credit Union, Mead Plumbing and Heating, MVP Healthcare, Power and Composite Technologies, LLC, Quandt’s Foodservice Distributors, Inc., River Stone Manor, Russo’s Grill Est. 1920, Sales Development Associates, Seely Conover’s Office Centre, Sikorski’s Service Station, St. Johnsville Youth Center, Inc., St. Mary’s Healthcare, The Greco Olinsky Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, and Zumbolo Financial Management Group.
The Chamber and United Wayalso thank the following companies for goodies for the goody bags: AAA Northway, Halo Branded Solutions, NBT Bank, Pleasant Cleaners, St. Mary’s Hospital, Mountain Valley Hospice, MVP Healthcare as well as the golf committee for your time and efforts: Co Chairs Fred Quist and Tim Salls; and Gregory Abbattisti, Pat Beck, John Lesniewski, Vicki Meyers, and Tom Wind.
The tournament is a major event for both organizations, assisting them with fulfilling their missions and goals.