Golf event helps youth sports programs

Compass Federal Credit Union raised a combined $5,100 for Oswego Little League and Oswego Youth Soccer at its annual Charity Golf Outing. Compass Federal Credit Union Manager Tom O'Toole is pictured with his team consisting of Patrick O'Toole, Everett Taylor, and Dennis Wallace. 

OSWEGO — The eighth annual Compass Federal Credit Union Charity Golf Outing, held at Battle Island Golf Course on June 21, raised $5,100 for Oswego’s Little League and Youth Soccer programs.

Oswego Little League and Oswego Youth Soccer will split the proceeds, each collecting $2,550.

Ten teams teed it up to raise money for youth sports.

Following 18 holes of golf, it was Team Soucy leading the way with golfers Mike Soucy, Jim Kosbob, Leigh Shortslef, and Jim Bartholomew ending with a final score of 61.

The Canale Insurance squad of Dave, Tracy and Mike Canale, along with Tom Rolland, took second place.

Sanford’s Mulligans consisting of Mike and Ike Sanford, as well as Terry and Terri Dopp, took third place.

Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Ed Kelly (hole 6), John Boardway (hole 9) and Soucy (hole 17).

Closest-to-the-line on hole 10 went to Jan Mileskey, with Mike Sanford hitting the longest drive.

Sanford also won the three-putt contest.

Canale Insurance once again sponsored a $10,000 grand prize for a hole-in-one on hole 9, which was not claimed.

Compass Federal Credit Union thanked contest and dinner sponsors including BSI Mechanical, Rucynski Coleman Law Office, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Canale Insurance, Dave Mirabito – Met Life, Fulton Savings Bank, Kirwan Law Office, Novelis, and Sterling Financial.

Several gift sponsors and hole sponsors also contributed to the event’s success.

Gift sponsors included Garafolo’s, Oswego Sub Shop, Alex’s on the Water,  Lighthouse Lanes, Maida’s Floral Shop, Novelis, Red Sun Fire Roasting Company, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Wegman’s.

A number of hole sponsors also contributed including Anthony J. DiMartino, Bosco and Geers, C&B Farms, C Gerard Marketing, Cummins Allison Corp., Dufore’s Jewelry, Dupli Graphics and Envelope, Eagle Beverage Company, EIF Construction, Empower FCU, J&A Mechanical Contractors, Lebaudy Law Office, Ontario Orchards, Oswego Quality Carpet, Oswego/Fulton Chamber, Owner’s Choice Funding, Pathfinder Bank, Rodak Law, Shanley Law Office, and Step One Creative.

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