To the editor:
The second annual Newburyport High School Baseball Alumni Association Golf Tournament held Monday, Aug. 19, at Ould Newbury Golf Club in Byfield raised approximately $6,000 to be used to fund the NHSBAA’s annual scholarship and for ongoing upgrades at William B. Pettingell Park.
Thanks to Ould Newbury head pro Jim Hilton and club tournament director Bill Pucci for being such gracious hosts. Golfers took part in a $5,000 Hole-in-One Challenge, silent auction and extensive prize raffle and enjoyed a post-tournament luncheon at Ould Newbury’s Saltmarsh Grille.
Thanks to our volunteers: Nicky Landry, Libby Pettingell and Pete Daigle. Thanks to our donors:
Shawn Richmond of Nestle Water, Starbucks Coffee of Newburyport, The Golfer’s Warehouse and to Jeff McDermott and Dawn’s Sign Tech.
Thanks to our sponsors: Jeff Morris and family, Joe Jancewicz and family, John Notargiacomo and family, Chris Wile and family, the Pettingell family, the Daigle family, the Walsh family, The Newburyport Bank, Ed Spicer/Ocean States Investigative Services, NHS Baseball Class of ‘72, Michaud, Rowe and Ruscak Insurance, Martha Miller (NHS ‘75), Donnie Roaf Jr. and NHS Baseball Class of ‘80, Newburyport FD Local 827, Marc Ouellet/Keller Williams Realty, Ron April/ReMAX By The River, Sean Perkins, Ray Perkins, Dogs in The Rrruff, Chris Lamothe/www.CalScores.com, Page Insurance, American Legion Post 150 Nor’Easters, Barlow Carpentry, The Institution for Savings, Chase and Lunt Insurance, Bean & Bean, LLC, the Newburyport Pioneer League, Chetsas Insurance, Nick’s Pizza, Domino’s Pizza/Newburyport, The Provident Bank, The Park Lunch and Align Credit Union.
Thanks to companies and individuals donating prizes to the silent auction and general raffle: Ipswich Country Club, Ferncroft Country Club, Bradford Country Club, Beverly Country Club, Kingston Fairways, The Boston Red Sox, The Pawtucket Red Sox, The Lowell Spinners, Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, Domino’s Pizza/Newburyport, Andiamo’s Restaurant, The Starboard Galley, Amesbury Skate and Sport, The Newburyport Brewing Company, Bill Pettingell and Five Star Golf.
Finally, thanks to the North Shore media for getting the word out: Dan Guttenplan, Jim Sullivan, Josh Boyd, Bob Albright, Win Damon, Phil Stacey, Steve Krause, Matt Roy, Sean Bakke and Dan Ventura.
Additional donations can be mailed to: NHSBAA, 3 Greystone Lane, Seabrook, NH 03874.
Kevin C. Doyle
NHSBAA vice president
Golf tournament director