To The Editor:
The 27th annual Mike Hazelton Memorial Golf Tourney was held on June 27 at the Massena Country Club and is now another successful tournament in the history books. We had a gorgeous sunny day with a great turnout of golfers, family and friends.
On behalf of the family of Mike Hazelton and the Scholarship Committee we extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to all involved for making the 2014 Mike Hazelton Memorial Tournament another success. We thank those who come from near and far to golf each year. We also thank our sponsors and individuals who have graciously supported us over the years by sponsoring tees, teams, events and donating cash and prizes.
Tee sponsors: Massena Savings and Loan, Perras Excavating, St. Regis Nursing Home, Hoot Owl Enterprises, Hancock & Estabrook LLP, Costington’s-Dan Murphy, Ed Murphy, North Country Agency, www.ibewlocal2032.com - Peter Dishaw, Manley (Nationwide) Insurance, Pease & Gustafson, LLP, Pat Kelley, Cindy’s Hair Place - Cindy Wood, Blevins Seaway Motors, Coles Creek Pine Boys - Scott Peets, Pottery Plus - Mike and Lisa Quenneville, Dr. Maureen Daye, Tom Post State Farm, Laneuville’s, Attorney Randy Peets, TJ Maxx - Massena, Paul Post Realty and Mike Dumas.
Thanks to the many golfers and tee sponsors who gave above and beyond their tee sponsor fee and golf entry fees as well as those who made cash donations including Rick Ahlfeld, Sam Cappione, Judy and Marty Eagles, Vicky and Ike Bogosian. Thanks to those who gave door prizes: Zach Long-Winebow, Inc., Peets Jewelers, Italian Affair, Alkies Liquor Store, JAC Tower, A. Cappione Inc., Massena Discount Liquor, Charlene “Mom” Hazelton, Appearances, Verville’s Flower Shop, Bob and Randy “Spud” Fredericks.
We thank Sandy Cook - 1340 WMSA and the Courier Observer for getting the word out there, Tom Siddon, Paul Bombard and Rose Bronchetti for their help before, during and after the tourney, Brent Smith and staff for a fine looking course, DeDe Cappione and staff of the River Road Restaurant for keeping us well watered and well fed, Lauren Gordon for helping gather prizes, Vicky Bogosian and Kaleigh Zappia helping me with registration, Martha Slack and Tim Hayes for PA System, Curt Wood for helping with a few more needed signs. I truly hope I haven’t forgotten anyone.
We enjoyed having several of our recipients join us whether it was on the course, stopping by or helping out with tourney, it’s great to see them return. We congratulate Connor Paquin on being the 2014 recipient of the Mike Hazelton Memorial Scholarship. We will see you all next year on June 26, 2013.
Kelly Hazelton Gordon