On May 11th, 2019 the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department held its 7th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser at the Saranac Inn Golf Club. 136 golfers from all around the area came out to enjoy a cool spring day and to show their support for the Fire Department. The fundraiser was a great success and it was nice to see everyone who participated. Congratulations to team Eckert who took 1st place, shooting -13 and consisting of golfers Cody Eckert, Bill “Sarge” Eldridge, Derek Strack and Mike Phelan. Prizes were given out to the winners, the second and third place teams, along with closest to the pin and long drive contest winners for both men and women. The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank all the participants, along with the following individuals and businesses that made this a successful fundraiser:
The lead sponsor once again for our event was Burnham Benefit Advisors, who among other things provided new golf balls and golf towels to all the players. Our hole sponsors were: Fisher, Bessette, Muldowney and McArdle LLP, Adirondack Landscaping, Fourtune Keough Funeral Home, ADK Express, Bloomingdale Fire Department Auxiliary, Romano’s Saranac Lanes, St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers, Hyde Fuel, Belleville & Associates, Gordon W. Pratt Insurance Agency & I.B. Hunt Agency, Say Rentals, Edward Jones Investments, Jim Cochran, Sayles Construction, High Peaks Distributing, Carcuzzi Car Care Center, NBT Bank, MES, Neiderbuhl Tree Service and High Peaks Ford.
Special thanks to: The Saranac Inn Golf Club, Chris and Missy Blanchard, Sara Placid Inn and Suites, Rockbottomgolf.com, Cape Air, Amusement and Vending’s Traeger sales and Wicked Signs and Graphics. Other businesses that donated auction items and supported the event include: Adirondack Wine and Liquor, The Tupper Lake Country Club, Hulbert Supply, Deperados, NYS Trooper’s PBA, Grizzle T’s, Jreck Subs, Coakley Hardware and Bitters and Bones.
The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department looks forward to holding our 8th Annual event around the same time next year. Watch our web site www.saranaclakefire.com or our facebook page www.facebook.com/SaranacLakeVolunteerFireDepartment for updates. Photos from this year’s event can be viewed on these sites as well.