RTMC RAISES MORE THAN $51,000 AT 24TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
One hundred and twenty-four golfers participated in 18 holes of scramble golf at Whiskey Creek on Monday, October 17. Approximately $51,000 was raised to support the safe and healthy housing solutions that RTMC provides across Montgomery County.
For Immediate Release
Gaithersburg, MD, (October 21, 2016) – Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC) hosted it’s 24th annual golf tournament on the beautifully maintained greens of Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, MD on October 17. Approximately $51,000 was raised to support the safe and healthy housing solutions that RTMC provides to homeowners in need across Montgomery County.
To date, Rebuilding Together has engaged more than 48,000 committed volunteers and 6,400 skilled trades professionals in its home repair services. Together, they’ve improved more than 2,100 homes and nearly 40 county nonprofit facilities and community spaces.
“This year’s tournament was a huge success, bringing both long-time and new RTMC supporters together to golf for a great cause – safe, secure, and healthy housing. The day was gorgeous and the game play was strong; in fact, this year’s participants had such a good time and were so generous that more than half of the teams have committed to next year’s event,” said RTMC Development Director Aaron Gonzales.
This year’s participants enjoyed a variety of competitions in addition to the 18-hole scramble. Activities included a putting contest where the winner sunk the 50 foot put twice, a men’s and women’s long-drive contest and “beat the pro” competition with 2013 Re/Max World Long Drive Champion Heather LeMasters. A complete list of the games and winners are below:
- Closest to the Pin (Hole #7): Rick Berube
- Longest Drive (Hole #16): Women- Pimpich Suphaphon, Men- Tom Cavazos
- Straightest Drive (Hole #2): Ron Serabian
- Putting Champion: Carl Vail
- Team Winners:
- 3rd Place Team: Bob Billig, Kevin McGovern, Joe Salisbury, George Magas (RSM US LLP)
- 2nd Place Team, Bob King, Leonard Proctor, Phil Cantor, Mike Friemand
- 1st place Team: Steve Welsh, Scott Waiter, Rick Berube, Brian Bartley (Standard Solar)
RTMC thanks it’s enthusiastic golfers and generous sponsors for investing in its work through the 24th annual tournament. We can’t wait to see you back next year!
Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC) is a safe and healthy housing organization that believes community starts at home. RTMC works in partnership with local government, nonprofits, and corporate partners to provide safety repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficiency upgrades to the homes of low-income residents throughout Montgomery County. The repairs and links to community resources offered by RTMC prevent homelessness, preserve affordable housing, and provide safe and independent living for our community’s most vulnerable residents. Additionally, our work revitalizes and stabilizes vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across the county.
Aaron Gonzales, Director of Development