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Berkshire County Arc
395 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Berkshire County Arc’s 24th Annual Golf Classic Raises $50,000
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (June 13, 2018) – Berkshire County Arc held its 24th Annual Golf Classic at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield, Mass. on Thursday, May 24, 2018. A great turnout of 184 golfers on 46 teams participated in the tournament, which raised $50,000 to support individuals with developmental disabilities and brain injuries throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties.
Approximately 100 organizations contributed sponsorships to the Golf Classic, including Corporate Sponsors Greylock Federal Credit Union and Greylock Insurance Agency and Berkshire Bank. In addition, 56 volunteers donated time to serve the players and over 50 organizations donated raffle prizes and silent auction items.
To date, the agency’s annual Golf Classic has raised approximately $773,600 and awarded more than $93,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing careers in the human service field.
“The continued support of teams coming back to this tournament year after year, sponsors, donors, and a great team of volunteers help to make this one of the best tournaments in Berkshire County!”, commented Berkshire County Arc’s President & CEO Kenneth W. Singer.
Next year’s event will be a milestone event as Berkshire County Arc celebrates 25 years of their Annual Golf Classic.
To view pictures from the Classic, visit Berkshire County Arc’s website at www.bcarc.org.
1st Place ($200/Team) – Ivy, Moore, Gelinas, Denault – 58
2nd Place ($140/Team) – Messana, Bolotin, Bolotin, Pollander – 60*30
3rd Place ($100/Team) – Lewis, Andrews, Norton, Nichols – 60*31
1st Place ($200/Team) – Maxwell, Moon, Goodell, Matsen – 64
2nd Place ($140/Team) – Casey, Caritey, Neville, Naughton – 65
3rd Place ($100/Team) – Ekzusian, Taylor, Canino, Jarck – 66
1st Place ($200/Team) – Cramer, Messer, Kennedy, Baily – 60
2nd Place ($140/Team) – Krawczyk, Lesniak, Harlow, Morin – 66
3rd Place ($100/Team) – Lombardi, Virgilio, Farrell, Dodig – 68*35
1st Place ($200/Team) – Mullett, Mullett, Kays, Crosier – 61
2nd Place ($140/Team) – Tatro, Croshier, Consolini, Brodeur – 69
3rd Place ($100/Team) – Dimaggio, Hunt, Harrison, Miller – 71*36
Long Drive Men – Joe Scalise
Long Drive Women – Wendy Goodwin
Closest to the Pin #3 – B. Drake – 11’4”
Closest to the Pin #5 – Nick Riccirini – 2’1”
Closest to the Pin #7 – Mark Tatro – 6’6”
Closest to the Pin #13 – Todd Bolotin – 8’2”
Closest to the Pin #17 – Chip Moore – 5’11”
About Berkshire County Arc
Founded in 1954, Berkshire County Arc is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization providing a broad range of community-based services to 750 individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and autism throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties in Massachusetts. The agency offers three day programs, 39 residential programs, employment services, Transitions community-based day services, citizen- and self-advocacy programs, respite services, an adult family care program and Zip ‘N Sort Mail Services. For more information, media professionals may contact Katrina Cardillo at 413-499-4241, ext. 254 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit https://www.bcarc.org.
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