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GCC's third annual Cougar Classic Scholarship Golf Scramble to be held on July 23

STAFF REPORTS

BATAVIA, N.Y. -- Registration for the 2018 Cougar Classic Scholarship Scramble is open for just two more weeks. The third annual scramble will take place at the Stafford Country Club, 8873 Morganville Road (Rte. 237) in Stafford scheduled on Monday, July 23, 2018. Register now to be part of one of the 36 foursomes who play the 18-hole event at the esteemed Stafford Country Club. Sign-in starts 11:30 a.m. with lunch available, and golfers tee off in "shotgun" style at 12:30 p.m. Registration is $125 per golfer and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, all beer and nonalcoholic beverages during play, lunch and dinner with a cash bar, silent auction with great gifts, and much more! To join the event for dinner only is $25. Most importantly, all proceeds go directly to the GCC student scholarship program, making higher education possible for deserving students in our community.

The registration deadline for golfers is June 15, 2018. Contact Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Jennifer Wakefield at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6265 or via email at jgwakefield@genesee.edu. The golfer registration form is also available online at https://www.genesee.edu/assets/file/alumni/Cougar-Classic-Player-Registration.pdf.

GCC Alumni Hall of Fame member Scott Gardner, president of the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce is the 2018 Cougar Classic Scholarship Scramble Honorary Chairperson.

"As a golfer in this scramble for the last two years, I not only had a great time, but it is exciting to support my alma mater and future students as the chairperson this year. The scholarship funds raised through this event make a world of difference for students working hard to educate themselves and become productive members of our community," says Gardner. "On behalf of the Cougar Classic Planning Committee who are also working hard to coordinate the event, I want to thank the many businesses and individuals who have stepped up as sponsors."

This year's scramble is being sponsored by:
  • Clark Patterson Lee
  • ABS
  • Bee Group Newspapers
  • Buffalo Advertising
  • Buffalo News
  • Danforth
  • Dray Enterprises/LeRoy Penny Saver
  • Forest Productions
  • GCC Campus Centers
  • Genesee Country Museum
  • HSBC
  • Ken Barrett Chevrolet Cadillac
  • M&T Bank
  • John McGowan
  • NY Chips
  • Pepsi
  • Print2Web
  • Ri-Dans Sports Park & The BEST Center
  • Tompkins Insurance
  • Toyota
  • WBTA
  • WYSL
Additional opportunities to sponsor GCC scholarships are still available at a number of levels ranging from $100 to $3,000. Sponsorships for golf games, including a putting contest, longest drive, closest to the pin, a skins game and other in-kind support efforts are also being accepted. For further information or to sign up as a sponsor online at https://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/alumni/alumni-events/cougar-classic/. Or, complete the sponsorship sign-up form which is available at https://www.genesee.edu/assets/file/alumni/Cougar-Classic-Sponsorship-Sign-Up.pdf and send it to Jennifer Wakefield at jgwakefield@genesee.edu to reserve a sponsorship level.

For additional information contact Jennifer Wakefield, assistant director of Alumni Affairs at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6265 or via email at jgwakefield@genesee.edu.