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Coarc Hosts Annual Golf Tournament

Coarc, the county’s largest nonprofit supporting persons with disabilities, hosted the 12th annual Coarc Opportunities’ Gerald J. Dieffenbach Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Copake Country Club. The event honors former Coarc Board President and avid golfer Gerald J. Dieffenbach. Funds raised by sponsors and golfers support Coarc programs and services.

The tournament is a four-person scramble. Prizes were awarded for putting contest, longest drive, closest to the pin, and closest to the line; plus first, second, and third place gross scoring teams. Copake Country Club is located at 44 Golf Course Road, Copake Lake.

We would like to thank our generous sponsors: Rose & Kiernan, Inc. (Platinum); Dopkins & Co. (Silver); The Nolan Group of Merrill Lynch, Ghent Wood Products/Meltz Lumber Company, David and Mary Ann Harris, and Mid-Hudson Cable (Bronze); Dutton Architecture (Golden Ticket raffle prize – Southwest Airlines Gift Certificate); and Mario’s Home Center (beverage carts). Hole-in-one contests are sponsored by Village Dodge and Price Chopper. Our media sponsor is iHeart Radio. Thank you to the many businesses and donors who sponsored flags, tee signs and raffle gifts.

We look forward to next year’s13th Annual Tournament on Thursday September 12, 2019 at Copake Country Club.  Stay tuned for more information.

Coarc is Columbia County’s Chapter of The Arc New York. Our mission is to expand abilities, one person at a time, so individuals experiencing disabilities can achieve their individual goals. To support our programs, please visit www.coarc.org/donate-now/ or call 518-672-4451. Please follow us on Facebook to learn more.