November 4, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 4, 2013

Scholarship tournament

TO THE EDITOR: On behalf of the 1st Lt. Brian R.S. Deforge Memorial Scholarship Committee, we would like to thank all who participated in this year’s golf tournament at Bluff Point Golf Resort on Sept. 21.

This tournament makes it possible for us to award three annual scholarships to deserving college-bound seniors at Beekmantown High School. This past June, the three winners were Danielle Schwartz, Daniel Villa and Maegan Bull.

Our tournament is successful due to the support of our sponsors, including Dr. George and Marissa Palmer, State Farm Agent Jay Kerley, Linda and Jean Schneider, The Bubbins Farm, Kevin and Hope Costin, Crystal Palmer and Erik Svendsen, Charles and Rhoda Scott, Beekmantown Varsity Club, BCS Booster Club, Bob Walker, Cumberland Bay Market, Pasquale’s, Todd and Linda McGovern, J.T. Electric, Kathryn and Norm Hendrix, Edward and Ellen St. Jacques, Coca Cola, Price Chopper, Marty’s Carpet and Gail Giroux. Special thanks go to Plattsburgh Distributing.

Thanks to Princess and Peter Devlin, Robert D. Deforge (Brian’s dad) and Lake City Primary Care for sponsoring the Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin contests.

Our gift basket raffle success was due to the generosity of Lynn Tulip, Princess Devlin, Anna St. Jacques, Pasquale’s, Bizarre Bazaar, Texas Roadhouse, Plattsburgh Yarn and Gifts, Brenda Racette, Lori Tulip, Willsboro Golf Course, Plaza Barbershop, Jane Wray, the Food Co-Op, Dame’s Liquor and Wine, Punki’s Shear Perfection, Livingood’s, Blue Haven Family Campground and Resort (John Momot), Carly Battaglia. Thank you to the Green Room for hosting our after party and thank you to Bluff Point for the venue.

Congratulations to Team Daniels, this year’s overall winner. It is with extreme pride and pleasure that we are able to do this in Brian’s memory. He was loved so much and is missed every day.

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