CUNA Mutual Golf Tournamnet

Thank you to all golfers and sponsors of 2016 Foundation golf on June 16 and 18 at the Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park.

Through your generous support, we raised over $30,000!


Golf Tournament to benefit New York Credit Union Foundation

There were two beautiful days for golf at the Van Paten Golf Club in June. Thank you to all the golfers and sponsors for making this event such a success! Congratulations to the following winners:

   First place:                         Randy Shirley, Route 66 Extended Warranty

Tom Dambra, Family First of NY FCU

Thom Powers, Hudson River Financial FCU

                Second place:                      Jody Carpenter, UFirst FCU

Darin Childs, UFirst FCU

Steve LaBombard, UFirst FCU

Graham Niles, Niles Asset Management


                Third place:                           Andrew Cowan, Albany Firemen's FCU

Mike Tobler, Albany Firemen's FCU

Jim Doig, Sidney FCU

Jim Guerriere, Sidney FCU


                Longest drive (W):     Sarah Pezzlo, Oswego County FCU (Thursday) and Julie Lynch, OwnersChoice Funding (Saturday)

                Longest drive (M):      Steve LaBombard, UFirst FCU (Thursday) and Chip Turner, The Summit FCU (Saturday)

                Closest to the Pin (W):     Sara Spychalski, Sunmark FCU (Thursday) and Julie Lynch, OwnersChoice Funding (Saturday)

                Closest to the Pin (M):      Dan Rourke, First Heritage FCU (Thursday) and Ryan Hamlim, Utica District Telephone EFCU (Saturday)



Thank you to the all of our golf event sponsors!

Title: CUNA Mutual Group

Amateur: UsNet and SEFCU

Beverage Cart: OwnersChoice Funding

Lunch: The Summit FCU

Putting Green & Contest Gift Pack: Alloya Corporate FCU

Prize Package: Investors Title Insurance Company and GPO FCU


Tee Signs:

  • AmeriCU Credit Union
  • Adirondack Chapter
  • Capital Chapter
  • Catskill-Hudson Chapter
  • CFCU Community CU
  • Erie-Niagara Chapter
  • Finger Lakes Chapter
  • First Resource Title & Abstract, LLC
  • Great Erie FCU
  • Metropolitan Chapter
  • Municipal CU
  • New York Credit Union Association
  • Niagara's Choice FCU
  • Peru FCU
  • UFirst FCU
  • Utica District Telephone EFCU
  • Utica-Rome Chapter
  • Westchester-Rockland Chapter

Thank you to our Convention Golf Committee:

Cathy Benson, CFCU Comunity CU
Jody Carpenter, UFirst FCU
John Felton, Southern Chautauqua FCU
Vic Vrigian, Alloya Corporate FCU
John Prumo, GPO FCU (retired)

Utica-Rome Chapter Golf Tournament, June 28, 2016

Thanks to the 40 golfers on hand and generous sponsors, who helped to raise over $3,200 for the Foundation!

The scramble tournament had two flights. Congratulations to the winning teams:

First flight: Frank Noti (Utica Police Department FCU), Dominick Nitti (Utica Police Department FCU), Greg Facciolo (Utica Police Department FCU) and Michael Jones (Utica Police Department FCU)

Second flight: Marcie Gallagher (Utica District Telephone EFCU), Paul Sharpe (Utica District Telephone EFCU), John Clair (Utica District Telephone EFCU) and Dorlene Macdiarmid (Utica District Telephone EFCU)

Thank you to our golf tournament sponsors:

Beverage Cart Sponsorship: Independent Title Agency, LLC

Dinner Sponsorship: OwnersChoice Funding and UsNet

Lunch Sponsorship: Alloya Corporate FCU, Lee & Mason Financial Services, Inc.,Strategic Information Resources, Utica District Telephone EFCU, Utica Gas & Electric FCU and the Utica-Rome Chapter

Tee Signs:

  • Immediate Mailing Services, Inc
  • Remington FCU
  • Utica-Rome Chapter

Our special thanks to John Deecher, Golf Tournament Coordinator