Eighteenth Annual KeyBank Bassett Medical Center Invitational Raises $130,000

June 7, 2015

golfHosted by the Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network, the eighteenth annual KeyBank Bassett Medical Center Invitational took place on Tuesday, May 26, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel’s challenging par-72 Leatherstocking Golf Course. The commitment and generosity of the event sponsors, golfers and guests enabled the Friends to raise nearly $130,000. New proceeds will support Bassett Healthcare Network’s regional initiatives across its eight-county service area.

“We are very appreciative to our sponsors that have shown their continuous dedication to Bassett Healthcare Network,” said Joshua Truman, executive director of the Friends of Bassett. “The KeyBank Bassett Invitational was a tremendous success due to the diligent work of the Otesaga Resort Hotel and Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network staff.” Truman also thanked the members of the invitational committee who volunteered their time and expertise to make the fundraiser a success: Jim Empie, Matt Schuermann, Bob Schlather and Dan Spooner.

First-place winners in the low-net team category were Matt Schuermann, Eric Hage, Scott Whiteman, and Sean Nelen, all representing Leatherstocking Group. The Schlather & Birch team, Dave Elliott, Mike Pugliese, Bob Schlather and Joe Spytko, won first place for low-gross teams.

The Friends thanks the following corporate sponsors: KeyBank, tournament sponsor; The Otesaga Resort Hotel, greens fee sponsor; Matco Electric and Annese & Associates, Inc., cocktail reception co-hosts; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, prize sponsor; Laborers Local 17 LECET, ball sponsor; Eastern Managed Print Network, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 112, and Postler & Jackle, Corp., golf cart sponsors; Capital District Physicians Health Plan and Mirabito Energy Products, lunch co-hosts; Atrion Networking Corporation and Johnson Controls, Inc., snack station sponsors; First Niagara Bank, N.A., gift bag sponsor; Sizewise, longest drive sponsor; Delhi Motors, hole-in-one sponsor; and NYCM, nineteenth hole sponsor.

Hole sponsors include: B. R. Johnson, Inc.; BBL Construction Services, LLC; Bruce Hall Home Center; Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler, Co.;Drogen Electric; HANYS Benefit Services; Health Capital partners, LTD; Law Firm of Napierski, Van Denburg, Napierski & O’Connor, LLP; Leatherstocking Group, Inc.; McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; MedAssets; Mid-Hudson Cablevision; Otsego Ready Mix, Oneonta Block Company, Pickett Building Materials; Pepsi-Co; Persun & Heim, PC; Pulver Roofing Company, Inc.; Schlather & Birch, Attorneys-at-Law; and USI Insurance Services, LLC.

Golfers and regional businesses may also be interested in sponsoring two additional golf tournaments that benefit regional Bassett affiliates. On Thursday, Aug. 20, Little Falls Hospital will hold its annual golf classic at the Cedar Lake Golf Course in Clayville, and on Wednesday, Sept. 23, O’Connor Hospital will hold its annual invitational at the Delhi College Golf Course. Corporate sponsorships also are available for the 2016 KeyBank Bassett Medical Center Invitational and other Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network special events, including the upcoming 2015 Bassett New Year’s Eve Gala.

For more information please contact the Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network office. Phone: (607) 547-3928. Email: friends.office@bassett.org

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