Friends of Bassett Hosts 20th Bassett Medical Center Invitational

May 9, 2017

The 20th annual Bassett Medical Center Invitational tees off on Tuesday, May 30, at The Otesaga Resort Hotel’s prestigious Leatherstocking Golf Course. Proceeds generated by the tournament will support the work of the Friends of Bassett Healthcare Network to strengthen Bassett initiatives across central New York.

The invitational is a wonderful opportunity to play on one of the nation’s finest courses and compete in a tournament to raise money for a worthy cause. Prizes will be distributed at a post-event cocktail reception hosted by the Otesaga. Guests may join golfers at the reception by making an advanced reservation and purchasing a seat.

Joshua Truman, executive director for the Friends, said, “Each spring we enjoy the beauty of the Otesaga’s Leatherstocking Golf Course when we gather for the Bassett Medical Center Invitational. We also appreciate the wonderful sponsorships we receive from our corporate partners in this event. Their participation provides meaningful support that helps us to improve patient care throughout central New York.”

The Friends thanks the following corporate sponsors: KeyBank, tournament sponsor, The Otesaga Resort Hotel, greens fee sponsor; Matco Electric and Sodexo, cocktail reception co-hosts; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, prize sponsor; Annese & Associates, Inc., ball sponsor; Welliver McGuire, putting green sponsor; Eastern Managed Print Network,  Laborers Local 117, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 112 and Postler & Jaeckle, golf cart sponsors; Centolella Green Law, P.C., contests sponsor; CDPHP and Mirabito Energy Products, lunch co-hosts; Core-BTS and Johnson Controls, Inc., snack station sponsors; Centolella Green Law, P.C., gift bag sponsor; NYCM Insurance, 19th hole sponsor; Sizewise, Bassett bridge sponsor; and Five Star Subaru, hole-in-one sponsor.

Hole sponsors include: B. R. Johnson, Inc.; Bruce Hall Home Center; BSA Lifestructures; CNA; DalPos Architects & Integrators; Davis-Ulmer Sprinkle Co.; Drogen Electric; HANYS Benefit Services; Leatherstocking Group, Inc.; McCarthy Building Companies Inc.; Mid-Hudson Cablevision; Otsego Ready Mix, Oneonta Block Company, Pickett Building Materials; Pepsi Beverages Company of Utica; Persun & Hamlin PC; Pulver Roofing Company, Inc.; Rolta Advizex; Schlather & Birch, Attorneys-at-Law; and Vizient.

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

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