For Immediate Release
October 10, 2018
11th Annual Colin Richard Memorial Golf Tournament Raises Over $4,500 for the Special Olympics of Franklin County
TURNER, Maine—On Saturday, September 22nd, the 11th Annual Colin Richard Memorial Golf Tournament was held at Turner Highlands Golf Course. Fifteen teams, totaling 60 golfers in all, participated.
The 18-hole tournament, which was played in a scramble format, featured cash prizes, a 50/50, a raffle, and a “closest to the pin” contest. A barbeque was provided by Gene Weed and crew of Livermore, Maine.
The tournament’s organizers are pleased to announce that the event, which raised over $4,500, was a resounding success. They wish to sincerely thank the many sponsors, donors, volunteers, and participants for their continued dedication and generosity.
Area businesses which donated raffle items included Farmington House of Pizza, Riverside Kwik Stop, Reny’s, Hilltop Auto Body, Labonville, Shelly’s Hometown Market, Fitness Stylz Gym, Dube’s Redemption Center, LaFleur’s Restaurant, Walton Properties, and Cocoa-Cola Farmington.
Silver sponsors of the tournament were Senior Planning Center, KCJ Properties, Thomas C. Goding Building Contractors, Guilds Country Hardware, Al’s Tire Center, and St. Pierre Self Storage.
Sponsors of the dinner were Jay AMVETS Post #33, KAAM Group, Hillside Sports Club, OTIS Federal Credit Union, Tricorp Federal Credit Union, Two Sisters Catering, and the Wilton Lions Club.
Sponsors of holes were Tricorp Federal Credit Union, OTIS Federal Credit Union, KAAM Group, Hillside Sports Club, Finley Funeral Home, T & L Automotive, Lunch Pad, Long Green’s Variety, Hight Chevrolet Buick GMC, Thomas C. Goding Building Contractors, AMVETS Post #33, Roger Allen Kay D.D.S., the Tranten family, Guilds Country Hardware, Al’s Tire Center, the Wilton Lions Club, Hammond Lumber, RCCM Cleaning Services, KCJ Properties, PalletOne of Maine DBA Isaacson Lumber, Senior Planning Center, Androscoggin Bank, St. Pierre Self Storage, Spruce Mountain Pharmacy, William P. Beeaker O.D., and A Maurais & Son, Inc.
All profits from the Colin Richard Memorial Golf Tournament benefit the Special Olympics of Franklin County.
Please direct all media inquiries to Sarah Hayes, Director of Marketing and Communications, at (207) 320-4985, or email SarahH@otisfcu.coop.
About OTIS Federal Credit Union
OTIS Federal Credit Union was founded in April of 1954 by eleven local millworkers. Pooling their respective deposits of $5 each, they associated themselves as charter members of OTIS under the provision of the Federal Credit Union Act. At a time in America when obtaining a loan was difficult for the average family, the founders of OTIS sought to form a cooperative, independent financial institution operated and controlled solely by its local membership.
Since its inception, OTIS has been committed not only to providing quality financial products and services to its shareholders, but to giving back to the community. Today, OTIS is a full-service financial center offering real estate, auto, and personal lending; online and mobile banking; a variety of checking, savings, and investment accounts; VISA debit and credit cards; financial planning; and much more. OTIS serves more than 10,839 members and holds over $168 million in assets, employing 29 people from Jay and the surrounding area. The credit union is located at 170 Main Street in Jay, Maine. For more information, please visit www.otisfcu.coop or call (207) 897-0900.