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Coarc to Host Annual Golf Tournament to Support Programs for People with Disabilities

Coarc, the county’s largest nonprofit supporting persons with disabilities, is proud to host the 11th annual Coarc OpportuniTees Gerald J. Dieffenbach Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 13, 2018 (rain date: 9/20) 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. Registration check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:15 a.m. Registration includes greens fee, golf cart, lunch, refreshments during play, and cocktails and dinner following play (fee: $115 if paid by 8/24; $125 if paid after 8/24). Prizes will be 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. Registration information is available on our events page or call 518-672-4451.


Thank you to 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. Our media sponsor is iHeart Radio. Thank you to the many businesses and donors who sponsor flags and tees; and to other businesses who contribute prizes for winning raffle tickets sold at the tournament.


Coarc is Columbia County’s Chapter of NYSARC, Inc. and 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.