FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jim Simmons, CCM
Tel: (744) 430-9050
NEW ENGLAND CLUB MANAGERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL DAVID MEADOR SCHOLARSHIP FUND TOURNAMENT - A RECORD BREAKING SUCCESS
BOLTON, MASSACHUSETTS – September 21, 2010 – The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) Twenty-Fifth Annual David Meador Scholarship Fund Tournament held on September 21st, 2010 at The International in Bolton was a record breaking success.
Twenty- Six foursomes teed it up at the prestigious Pines course at The International under sunny skies to support the NECMA David Meador Scholarship Fund, which grants annual scholarships and financial support to students interested in pursuing a career in the club management industry. Early projections estimate $29,000 plus in net proceeds will be realized for the David Meador Fund.
NECMA wishes to acknowledge and extend special thanks to the proud Platinum - Title Sponsors of the event: Affinity Agency Group, Eastern Insurance, and Intercontinental Insurance. In addition, thanks go to PKF Boston (Gold Sponsor), Pepsi Bottling Group, Batchelor Frechette McCrory & Michael & Co., and C.E. Floyd (Silver Sponsors), Goslings Rum and Clubsoft (Hole in One Sponsors), Jonas/ClubSystems (Cocktail/Luncheon Sponsor), Ruby Wines (Dinner Reception Sponsor) and Commonwealth Wines (Sponsor/ Reception Wine).
In addition participating foursomes: Affinity Agency Group, Ahearn Schopfer, Batchelor Frechette McCrory, C.E. Floyd, Club Safe, ClubSoft, Commonwealth Wines, Eastern Insurance, Ecolab, Intercontinental Insurance Brokers, Jonas/ClubSystems, Kennealey Meats, Kernwood Country Club, Lowell Bros. & Bailey, Oak Hill Country Club, Original Pizza of Boston, Pepsi, PKF Boston, Ruby Wines, S&D Coffee, Stateside Construction, TriMark United East, TriState Fire Protection, Wellesley Country Club, Weston and Golf Club.
The NECMA Twenty-Fifth Annual David Meador Scholarship Fund Tournament Committee Co-Chairpersons, Jim Simmons, CCM and Henry Sweren, CCM wish to extend their sincere gratitude to Brian Lynch, The Weadock Family and Paul Jordan for graciously hosting the event. To NECMA Managing Director Lee Kelly for all her hard work these last few months, and to all clubs, managers and students who contributed prizes and their valuable time to make this years event such a success.
The NECMA David Meador Fund was established in 1975 by the New England Club Managers Association with a generous donation from the Members of the Chilton Club (Boston, MA) in memory of their longtime and well-respected Club Manager, Mr. David Meador, a Member of NECMA, who passed away in 1975 while on duty at the Chilton Club.
The NECMA David Meador Fund awards annual scholarships and provides financial support to students interested in the club management profession (read news release), and awards annual Professional Development Scholarships to NECMA Members actively pursuing their Certified Club Managers (CCM) designation as well as providing funding to the New England Club Managers Association for their continuing education and professional development programs.
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. NECMA has more than 240 members who manage more than 150 private clubs in the New England area. The purposes of the New England Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members. For more information about NECMA, visit our web site at www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional association for managers of leading private country, city, yacht, athletic, military and fraternal clubs in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1927, CMAA provides executive career services, a lifetime professional development program and a national trade magazine, Club Management, to its nearly 6,000 members. For more information about CMAA or its Certification Program, visit its web site at www.cmaa.org.
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