, Newburyport, MA

August 16, 2013

YH golf tournament raises $7,000

Newburyport Daily News

---- — To the editor:

The golf tournament at Ould Newbury Country Club on July 29 was another successful fundraising event for Yankee Homecoming. A full tournament, excellent playing conditions and lots of prizes including raffles, silent auctions and tournament prizes, plus we enjoyed perfect weather for the post-tournament sunset cruise. Once again our thank-you list increases because of the generosity of many:

Hole sponsors: Abraham’s Bagels, Arthur Page Insurance, Better Comfort Systems, David’s Fish Market, Focus Custom Sourcing Solutions, Great Bay Auto Body, Harvey & Martin P.C., Keiver-Willard Lumber, Minuteman Press, Newburyport Bank, Newburyport Harbor Marinas, Sheriff Frank Cousins Jr. and Starboard Galley.

Silent auction donors: A friend of the Starboard Galley, Beautique, Black Tie Limousine, the Lighthouse Preservation Society and Chris and Danielle Abenante, Andover Personnel, Moonlight Limousine and A Yankee Bus Line.

Raffle prize donors: Alpine Shop, Anchor Pizza, A Shore Thing, A Little Bit of Naples, Atlantic Pro Wrestling, Brass Lyon, Bobbles and Lace, Brine, Boston Hair Design, the Black Cow, BC Essentials, Brown Sugar by the Sea, Carrabbas Italian Grill, Clorinda at Fresh Hair Salon, Chamber of Commerce, Ceia, Comdec, Complete Car Care, Cuckoo’s Nest, Denise’s Flower Shop, Dragonfly Photography, Dellaria Salons, Donatello Restaurant, Elements Therapeutic Massage, Encompass Promos, Essex River Cruises, Express Video, FUEL Training Studio, Grand Trunk, The Grog, Haley’s Ice Cream, Hot in Hollywood, Hyman’s Pennyworth, Inn Street Barber Shop, Interlocks Spa & Salon, Jabra, John Farley Clothiers, Loretta Latitude Sports Club, the Lacroix Family, Life is Good, Market Square Optical, Mission Oak Grille, Meadow Glen Inn & Cottages, Midas of Newburyport, M.K. Benatti Jewelers, Michael’s Harborside, Mike Johnson, Mill River Winery, Massage Only, Not Your Average Joe’s, Nazarian Jewelers, The Ninth Wave, Orange Leaf Yogurt, Oregano Pizzeria, Partridge in a Bear Tree, The Port Tavern, Plum Island Kayak, Ponte Vecchio Restaurant, Rangeway Mini Golf, Riverside Cycle, Ristorante Molise, Rocas, Soak, Shea’s Riverside Restaurant & Bar, Sun Fun, Spa Paradiso, Seaport Signworks, Seabrook Car Wash, Smitten, Stanley Supply & Service, Ten Center Street, Tetreault Jewelers, The Tannery, Thirsty Whale, Valerie’s Gallery, Winfrey’s Fudge and Yankee Clipper Harbor Tours.

Tournament signs: Seaport Signworks.

As always, many of Starboard Galley’s suppliers provided refreshments and prizes for the tournament. Our heartfelt appreciation to all of these generous companies that help make this event a success year after year. Because of their continued support, we were able to donate over $7,000 to Yankee Homecoming from this event.

Sincere thanks also to our course volunteers, Danielle Abenante, Jane Sullivan, Tim Powers and Ray Nippes. To Jim Hilton and the staff at Ould Newbury for their assistance throughout the day, and to David Greco and George Charos for another excellent dinner cruise aboard the Captain’s Lady. Last but not least, thanks to our 72 generous golfers … we couldn’t do it without them!

Donna and Gary Greco

Starboard Galley, Newburyport