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COMMUNITY BANK ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT HOSPICE TO BE HELD JUNE 18th
Community Bank, N.A. is celebrating a major milestone as their annual golf tournament approaches on Friday, June 18th. This will mark the 50th year of charitable giving through this event. Since 1995, Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley has been the beneficiary of the tournament proceeds and that tradition will continue this year.
Longtime tournament Chair, David Peggs continues in his role, even after retiring as the Canton Branch Manager. The dedicated tournament committee also includes Randy Pray, Brenda Rand, Gina Boyd, Dori Warren, and Sherry Stone. Activities the day of the tournament are carried out by a team of volunteers from various Community Bank branches around St. Lawrence County.
“The committee couldn’t be prouder of this achievement. This golf tournament is just one example of the many ways Community Bank gives back, supporting programs and services that are important to all who live here,” Mr. Peggs remarked. “We are truly appreciative for the sustained commitment that our players and corporate sponsors make each year in helping us raise much needed funding for the invaluable services Hospice provides. Their generous support allows Hospice to continue to provide special care for seriously ill patients and their families.”
“Hospice would like to congratulate the many individuals who have made this tournament a success over the last 50 years. We are honored to have been selected as the beneficiary for more than half of those years,” said Kellie Hitchman, Director of Development and Community Relations for Hospice. “The committee and volunteers do a fantastic job each year organizing the tournament. We are grateful for the Bank’s dedicated support, as well as the generous support of the golfers and sponsors.”
As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to be felt in June of 2020, the committee made the difficult decision not to host the annual tournament. Knowing the cancellation of the event would mean a deficit in support raised for Hospice, many sponsors continued with their traditional donation. In addition, Community Bank provided a significant gift to Hospice in lieu of hosting the tournament.
“The support, not only from our sponsors, but also Community Bank in a time that was challenging for so many is a prime example of the relationships created by this tournament. We are thrilled to be returning to the course this year. We have missed the volunteers, golfers and sponsors we have grown accustomed to seeing each year. A heart-felt thank you to all of them is long overdue,” said Ms. Hitchman.
The day features a 11 a.m. shotgun start with dinner and awards immediately following play. The $85 per person or $340 team entry fee includes prizes, greens fees, cart and dinner. Flights for the captain and crew format will be determined by the combined team handicap, and there will be prizes for the longest drive and closest to the pin, along with a hole-in-one giveaway sponsored by TJ Toyota.
For more information on playing in the tournament or sponsorship opportunities, contact Kellie Hitchman at Hospice at 315-265-3105. All tournament proceeds will support the work of Hospice in our community.
It’s that time of year again; as crisp, cool nights melt into warm sunny days, we can be sure spring is on the way for the North Country. The changing of the season brings great excitement as we begin planning our popular gourmet brunch event.
Since we can’t ask you to dine with us in person due to pandemic restrictions, we have decided to bring Tastes to you! Enjoy fine dining at home with Tastes to Go: A Take & Bake Fundraiser for Hospice. All entrées will be prepared and packaged to be re-heated at home. Each entrée is $25.00 and comes with a fresh spring mix salad and dessert.
Tastes to Go features the culinary creativity of local chefs Eric Armstrong of the Gran-View, Jessika & Baily Furnace of Little Italy-Canton, and Jason Bartholomew of SUNY Canton Dining Services. Our guest chefs are preparing gourmet meals you can enjoy in the safety and comfort of your own home. All food preparations and packaging will be done in a certified kitchen and will adhere to NYSDOH guidelines.
Orders can be picked up at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm (2043 SH 68, Canton) on Saturday, April 17th between 11:00AM and 1:00PM. Please be sure to include a valid email address for order confirmation!
Prepared by Chef Jason Bartholomew, SUNY Canton Dining Services
Prepared by Chef Eric Armstrong, Gran-View
Prepared by Chef Eric Armstrong, Gran-View
Prepared by Chefs Jessika & Baily Furnace, Little Italy-Canton
Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley invites you to share the memories of those you treasure by joining with others in our annual Memory Tree campaign.
Thank you for celebrating a star in your life through Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley’s Annual Memory Tree Campaign.
Funds raised through this campaign will help Hospice continue to provide quality end-of-life care and grief support to our friends and neighbors throughout St. Lawrence County.2020 Hospice Memory Book for website