WEST HARTFORD — The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce announces its 33rd annual Golf Tournament presented by Ideanomics Fintech Village. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 16 at Wampanoag Country Club. This year, a portion of the proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit The Town That Cares.
West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor had this to say regarding the news of the tournament’s beneficiary, “The Town That Cares is funded 100 percent by contributions from the community and is used to help our residents who are in crisis. Being the beneficiary of the Chamber’s annual golf tournament will allow us to help our neighbors with food and to pay utility bills, shelter costs, medical expenses and other critical needs. We are truly grateful for this much-needed donation.”
The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce represents over 550 businesses & organizations in West Hartford and the surrounding area. The Annual Golf Tournament is a Chamber Signature Event, drawing between 150 and 200 golfers and dinner attendees. “We are excited to be returning to Wampanoag Country Club, one of the most beautiful and challenging courses in the region,” says Christopher Conway, executive director of the West Hartford Chamber. The Chamber’s other Signature Events include the Mayor’s State of the Town Address, The West Hartford Economic Development Update and The Chamber Spotlight Awards & Annual Meeting. The Annual Golf Tournament is its largest event of the year.
The price per golfer is $240. The day includes pre-golf lunch followed by an 11 a.m. shotgun start for 18 holes of golf. The day ends with dinner, award presentations, raffles and an auction. Greens and cart fees are all included.
Stressing the importance of the work of The Town That Cares, Community Partnership Manager Suzanne Oslander said, “We are very grateful to the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce for selecting The Town That Cares to receive part of the proceeds from its upcoming golf tournament. Last year, over 1,000 West Hartford households benefitted from The Town That Cares. The fund provides relief to residents during a crisis situation when alternative resources are unavailable. Assistance may include help with groceries, utility bills, shelter, medical expenses, clothing and other needs, as well as seasonal support. The support and generosity of the community makes it possible to help our neighbors in need.”
Additional information regarding golf participation and sponsorship opportunities is available by contacting the Chamber at email@example.com, 860-521-2300 or by visiting www.whchamber.com/events/details/33rd-annual-golf-tournament-2019-2361.