31st Annual Funds for Education Golf Tournament brings local education funding total to over $150K

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CONCORD, NH (August 2019) – The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce and 2019 Golf Committee Co-Chairs Paul Ebbs of Sprout for Business and Wendy Keeler of Fairway Real Estate, LLC enthusiastically announce the winners of the 31st Annual Funds for Education Golf Tournament held on Wednesday, August 7 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. Through the generous support of 2019 Presenting Sponsor Northway Bank, numerous sponsors and 140 players who participated on 35 teams, the sold-out tournament raised proceeds for the Chamber's Business Grants for Education and Capital Area Student Leadership (CASL) programming.

“Thanks to continued support from members, players and sponsors, the Greater Concord Chamber has awarded over $150,000 for education grants and more than 650 student leaders have graduated from CASL since the tournament launched 31 years ago,” said Tim Sink, Chamber president.

Top prize winners included:

Congratulations to our returning Champions! (L-R) Tim Melanson, Bill Norton, Bill Verplank and Chris Melanson. Concord Photo Service.

The Chamber's 2019 Funds for Education Golf Tournament champions Norton Asset Management

1st Place: Team Norton Asset Management, Inc.: Bill Norton, Chris Melanson, Tim Melanson, and Bill Verplank.

2nd Place: Team Eastern Bank: Brian Lavoie, Dan Gray, Matt James and David Simons.

3rd Place: Team Nathan Wechsler & Company, PA: Muriel Schadee, Eric Greene, Joshua Parker and Jameson Meschino.

Putting Contest: Kelly McGrath from Team Northeast Credit Union (Women), Dan Villemaire from Team Northway Bank (Men)

Longest Drive: Ellen Raffio from Team Northeast Delta Dental (Women), Ryan Morse from Team Chappell Tractor (Men)

Straightest Drive: David Simons from Team Eastern Bank

Closest to the Trap: Joe Kasper from Team Northeast Delta Dental

Major and Event Sponsors included Servpro of Concord, Mason + Rich, PA; Merrimack County Savings Bank; EDvestinU, New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corp. (NHHELCO); Orr & Reno, PA; Wheelabrator Concord; Bellwether Community Credit Union; Ledyard National Bank; New Hampshire Distributors, Inc.; Nathan Wechsler & Company, PA; Northeast Credit Union; Northeast Delta Dental; The H.L. Turner Group, Inc.; and Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.

For more information about Business Grants for Education, CASL, or the tournament, please visit ConcordNHChamber.com or call (603) 224-2508

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