Friends of Bassett Hosts Nineteenth Bassett Medical Center Invitational

Bassett Medical Center

May 10, 2016

Cooperstown, N.Y. - The nineteenth annual Bassett Medical Center Invitational tees off on Tuesday, May 31, at the Otesaga 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.

Each May one of the nation’s top courses opens its grounds to golfers competing to raise money for a great cause. Winning teams will receive prizes at a post-event cocktail reception hosted by the Otesaga Resort Hotel. Guests may also join the golfers at the reception by making an advanced reservation and purchasing a seat.

Joshua Truman, executive director for the Friends, said, “We enjoy the beauty of the Otesaga’s Leatherstocking Golf Course each spring 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: The Otesaga Hotel, greens fee sponsor; Matco Electric, cocktail reception host; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, prize sponsor; Laborers Local 17 LECET, ball sponsor; Welliver McGuire, putting green sponsor; Eastern Managed Print Network,  Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 112 and Postler & Jaeckle, golf cart sponsors; CDPHP and Mirabito Energy Products, lunch co-hosts; Core-BTS and Johnson Controls, Inc., snack station sponsors; KeyBank, gift bag sponsor; NYCM Insurance, nineteenth hole sponsor; BSA Lifestructures, Bassett bridge sponsor; Confidata, straightest drive sponsor; and Delhi Motors, hole-in-one sponsor.

Hole sponsors include: Annese & Associates, Inc.; B.R. Johnson, Inc.; Bruce Hall Home Center; CAN; DalPos Architects & Integrators; Drogen Electric; First Niagara Bank, NA; HANYS Benefit Services; The Law Firm of Napierski, VanDenburgh & Napierski, LLP: Leatherstocking Group, Inc.; McCarthy Building Companies Inc.; MedAssets; Mid-Hudson Cablevision; Otsego Ready Mix, Oneonta Block Company, Pickett Building Materials; Pepsi Beverages Company of Utica; Persun & Hamlin PC; Pulver Roofing Company, Inc.; and Schlather & Birch, Attorneys-at-Law.

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

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