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YMCA Golf Tournament Raises Money For Community Needs

by Kristen Hogan | Oct 06, 2020

YMCA Beyond The Green Golf Tournament Raises Money for Community Needs

Proceeds benefit the YMCA of the Capital Area’s Community Outreach Efforts

[BATON ROUGE, LA. October 6, 2020]– The YMCA of the Capital Area hosted its 10th Annual YMCA Beyond the Green Golf Tournament on Friday, October 2. The tournament was held at the Beaver Creek Golf Course in Zachary. It was a beautiful day of golf followed by an awards presentation and lunch provided by Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux in Zachary.

YMCA Golf committee members Andy Blumberg, Michael Breard, John Buzzell, Don Clark, Chad Cole, Ryan Engquist, Matt Falcon, Sara Kleinpeter, Josh Landry, Eddrick Martin, James Moak, Laura O’Brien and Jamie Tanner, helped to plan and organize the event. This year’s tournament hosted more than 100 golfers and raised $53,841 for the YMCA’s Community Initiatives and the Y’s response to the pandemic. These funds will help the Y’s ability to provide crucial social services for the most vulnerable members of our community including efforts to impact food insecurity, enhance disease prevention programming to reduce health disparities, offer childcare for working families when schools returned to remote learning, address learning loss and the achievement gap for kids from low-income families, provide scholarship support for families, and more.

The Y would like to thank the sponsors who helped make this year’s tournament a success. The impressive list of tournament sponsors included Gold Level sponsor, Precor; Silver level sponsors, Blumberg and Associates, Baton Rouge Coca Cola, Hays Breard Financial Group, H & E Equipment, Level Homes, Red River Bank, Spectrum Employee Services, Star Service, Inc., and Taylor Porter; Bronze Level sponsors 1st Home Health, Assurance Financial, Bearing Point, CSRS, Gerry Lane, GMFS Mortgage, Go Physical Therapy, Hawthorn, Waymouth & Carroll CPAs, Jani-Care, Milton J. Womack General Contractor, The Shobe Financial Group, and Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux; Hole Sponsors, Associates in Plastic Surgery, Baton Rouge General Physicians, Biggz Tree, BXS Insurance, Carpet Lawn, Eugene Collins Metro Council, Cullotta Landscaping, Dr. Lara Falcon, FireQuest, Gulf South Technology Solutions,  JC Specialties, Kurz & Hebert Commercial Real Estate, Kyler Orthodontics, Lucas Firmin Pools, Mimi & Guy Riche, Ozark Insurance Agency, Pro-Print, Regions Bank, and Roedel Parsons; Putting Contest sponsor, Spectrum Employee Services; Breakfast sponsor, PJ’s Coffee in Zachary, and pizzas were donated by Lit Pizza in Zachary.

Congratulations to our first place teams: Spectrum Employee Services came in 1st place Gross and CSRS came in 1st place Net. Nick Casteel’s sensational hole-in-one made him the winner of an Adventure Cruise, donated by Gerry Lane.

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