Golf Outing in Harrisburg Raises Money for Alumni Scholarship
Ashley Barton - Published: May 6, 2009

An 8:30 am shotgun start kicked off the Third Annual Alumni & Friends Golf Outing for LRAP on Saturday, May 2, 2009. This year’s outing took place at Dauphin Highlands Golf Course in Harrisburg, PA.

Jeff Watson ‘03, Nate Giunta ‘03, Greg Mills ‘03, and Matt Monaghan ’05 took the first place prize at outing with a score of 59. The second place foursome, scoring 62, was Joel McNaughton ‘07, Mark McNaughton ‘03, Adam Reedy ‘07, and Zach Campbell ‘04. The all-student foursome earned third place honors with a score of 64: Adam Zei, Shawn-Ryan White, Patrick Daley, and Kyle Meyer. The winning team received a complimentary round of golf at Dauphin Highlands.

Sarah Brown ’05 and student Patrick Daley won the female and male longest drive competitions. Each winner received an item signed by PGA golfer Jim Furyk, a Hilton Harrisburg gift certificate, and bottle of wine. Winner of the 50/50 drawing was Jennifer Zimmerman ’02. Other raffle prizes included local restaurant gift certificates, Widener Law gear, golf items, museum tickets, and an overnight stay at the Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, to name a few.

Widener Law would like to extend a special thank you to the golf outing sponsors who helped make this event possible and for their support the alumni scholarship fund. Of Counsel Sponsors for the 2009 outing were Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC; and, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires and Newby LLP. Partner Sponsors included Centric Bank; Class of 1999 Reunion Committee; K&L Gates; Lightman Welby Stoltenberg & Caputo; and, Page Wolfberg & Wirth. Amy Groff, Esq. ’04; Premier Reporting; and, Williamsburg Estates supported the golf outing as Associate Sponsors. Student golfer sponsors were Deryck Henry ‘95 and Scott Blissman ’97. The hole-in-one car was sponsored by Sutliff Cadillac HUMMER Saab.

Thank you also to the committee members who helped make this year’s outing a successful event and build the Loan Repayment Assistance Program fund: George Bibikos ’03, Scott Blissman ’97, Jan Budman ’06, Christian Dais ’92, Deryck Henry ’95, James Matelevich-Hoang ’06, Paul Ruffolo ’05, and Jennifer Zimmerman ’02.

For more information on the annual golf outing contact Ashley N. Barton, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations & Development, and 717-541-3974 or anbarton@widener.edu. We are already looking forward to next year’s outing!