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New England Club Managers Meador Scholarship Tournament - A Wonderful Success!
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) and its David Meador Foundation (DMF) hosted the 27th Annual New England Club Managers Meador Scholarship Tournament at Mount Pleasant Country Club in Boylston, Massachusetts.
This event would not be possible if not for our fantastic and gracious sponsors of the event. Our Platinum Level sponsors for this year’s event were Affinity Agency Group LLC, PKF – Certified Public Accountants and Eastern Insurance Group. Our Silver Level Sponsor was Judd Brown Design & Jefferson Group. Special thanks to PAPC for their sponsorship of the on-course hospitality stations as well as Ruby Wines for participation as the reception sponsor. We’d like to thank Patrick Ahearn Architects for sponsoring this year’s “JetBlue Challenge”. Golf carts for the event were sponsored by Stateside Construction and our Cocktail Hour was sponsored by Clubsoft. Thank you all very much to our sponsors for this year’s event!
Special thanks to all of this year’s participating foursomes - Affinity Agency Group, ClubSafe, Country Club Enterprises, D&P Associates, Eastern Insurance, Entegra Procurement Services, Farrell Distributing, Five Star Golf Cars E-Z-Go, Gallo Wines, Horizon Beverages, JBD & Jefferson Group, John Kinner , Kinnealey Meats, Lau Group, MembersFirst, Oak Hill Country Club, Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, PKF, Stateside Construction, Trimark United East, TriState Fire Protection, W and K Products and Rod Warnick.
The team of Lee Beliveau, Ric Beauregard, Ron Feldman and Ray Dennehy won low gross shooting a 65. Low Net went to Nick Nickles, Paul Stenberg, Kevin McNamara and Mike Lambert firing a 52! Long Drive winners were Keith Tortorella and Tina Ricci and Closet to Pin winners went to Eric Guthrie and Joanna Lau.
NECMA would like to thank Brian Lynch, General Manager of Mount Pleasant Country Club, and to his entire staff for hosting the event. We’d like to specifically thank Mr. Regan Remillard, President of Mount Pleasant Country Club, for use of the club for this event. NECMA would like to recognize this year’s Outing Chairman Christopher Barron and also NECMA Managing Director Lee Kelly for their efforts which made the tournament a huge success. Special thanks to Rod Warnick and students from the UMass Amherst Hospitality Program for assisting at the Tournament as well as NECMA members Edilson Fiametti, Josh Evans, Dee Curran and Jason Silbovitz. Lastly, thank you to all the NECMA managers and their respective clubs for all silent auction and raffle items.
The David Meador Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that funds scholarships for hospitality students in New England as well as providing financial assistance to club managers pursuing their CCM – the Certified Club Manager Designation. This designation is the hallmark and gold standard in our club management profession.
The David Meador Scholarship Fund was created by the New England Club Managers Association with a generous donation from the Members of the Chilton Club (Boston, MA) in memory of their well-respected Club Manager, David Meador, a Member of NECMA, who passed away in 1975 while on duty at the Chilton Club.
Mount Pleasant Country Club is nestled in beautiful Boylston, Massachusetts, just two miles off Interstate 290, Mount Pleasant offers Members and their Guests the full complement of country club facilities including our signature 18-hole championship golf course and golf practice facilities, an oversized, family-oriented swimming pool with expansive grass and patio area, and traditional Har-Tru Clay tennis courts. Our 25,000 square foot Clubhouse serves as the hub for our active, friendly membership and supports varied Member activities including casual & fine dining. A unique camaraderie characterizes Mount Pleasant Country Club membership. Our facilities are ideal for hosting private golf outings, corporate and social events. Under new ownership as of January 1, 2012, Mount Pleasant is investing in all of its properties toward becoming the premier private country club in central Massachusetts.
The New England Club Managers David Meador Foundation (DMF) is a 501(c)3 Corporation of the New England Club Manager Association (NECMA), the general purpose of the Corporation is to foster intellectual excellence in the field of club management by securing funds from contributions to be used for educational purposes and assist students, by way of providing scholarship grants, seeking an education in the hospitality profession. The Corporation's charitable and educational purposes are to provide educational and training opportunities for club managers and students engaged and employed in the private club and hospitality industry in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
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.