Golf Fore Kids’ Sake Raises $30,000 in Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentoring in Kennebec Valley

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s 2017 Golf Fore Kids’ Sake raised $30,000 to benefit school and community-based mentoring services for children in Kennebec and Somerset counties. Twenty-two teams competed in the 18th annual golf tournament, held Sept. 1 at Belgrade Lakes Golf Club.

2017 Golf Fore Kids’ Sake Tournament Winners:

1st gross — Charlie Shuman, Stephen Shuman, Ryan Madore and Andy O’Hearn represented Charlie’s Family of Dealerships.

2nd gross — Jason Gall, Ed Gall, Mark Plummer and Jim Quinn represented Wendy’s.

3rd gross — Eric Gosline, Geoff Houghton, Patrick Cunningham and Steve Hildreth represented Gosline Insurance.

1st net — James Sanborn, Laura Rowe, Brian Beaulieu and Dan Wyman represented GHM Insurance/Allen Insurance & Financial.

2nd net — Lance Quinn, Luke Takatsu, Devon Grenier and Tim Carlson represtned Darling’s Chrysler Dodge Ram Hyundai.

3rd net — Richard Morin, Ed Frye, Phil McCabe and Richard Breton represented Kennebec Valley Federal Credit Union.

Course Challenge Winners

Straightest drive — Pete Labbe represented Cives Steel.

Closest to the pin contest — Gard Deletetsky represented Great Falls Marketing.

Putting contest — Tim Carlson represented Darling’s Chrysler Dodge Ram Hyundai.

Hit the green contest — Pete Labbe represented Cives Steel.

Chipping contest — Eric Gosline represented Gosline Insurance.

A hole-in-one challenge was sponsored by Charlie’s Family of Dealerships. Golfers were treated to breakfast, sponsored by Aroma Joe’s, snacks and water were provided by Pine State Trading and lunch was sponsored by The Red Barn. Valley Distributors and Rita’s Catering, sponsored the awards reception. An auction with sponsor-donated prizes raised $5,500 and “ShineOnCass” sponsorships, in memory of Big Sister Cassidy Charette, raised nearly $4,000 for local school-based mentoring programs.

For more information call 236-BBBS (2227) or email [email protected].

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