22 Teams Compete in Chamber's Wounded Warrior Golf Outing

22 Teams Compete in Chamber's Wounded Warrior Golf Outing
Business leaders connect with wounded warriors on the golf course

Nearly 80 golfers enjoyed the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s Wounded Warrior Golf Outing at the Arnold Palmer designed course, The Signature @ West Neck, in Virginia Beach on May 20.

For years, business leaders in Hampton Roads have mixed business with pleasure on the golf course. This year, we were privileged to have Lieutenant Jason Redman, who recently spoke at the Chamber’s Leadership Series event, and several other Hampton Roads Wounded Warriors participate in the outing, filling the fourth spot on many of the businesses teams. All enjoyed the gorgeous weather and making connections on the immaculate greens and well-placed bunkers. Box lunches and beverages were served before the 11:30am shotgun start and the event concluded with a dinner reception with awards and a silent auction that raised more than $1,500 for the Wounded Warriors Foundation.

Congratulations to the following winners:

First Place – Bailey Parker Construction (55)

Brian Amrhein; Sang Han and Mike Zuchowski

Second Place Chartway Federal Credit Union (57)

Bill Donigan; Ron Burniske; Mark Llobell and Mike Perkins

Third Place – ADS, Inc. (58)

Heath Shulman; Henry Wong; Rob Burke and Jim Brown

Closest to the Pin on hole #7 – Mark Llabell

Closest to the Pin on hole #13 – Ian Checcio

Longest Drive on hole #9 – Mike Perkins

And we’d be remiss if we didn’t give a shout out to the losing team, Sitcon who were given tennis balls!

Beth Evans, Field Marketing Representative and Mary Leacock, Registered Nurse with Circulatory Centers were so glad they decided to be a Hole Sponsor for the event.

“We had a fabulous time at the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Wounded Warrior Golf Outing,” said Evans. “Everyone was very accommodating and those that participated were very interested in our services. We will definitely be back and look forward to the Chamber’s next great event!”

Thank you to the following sponsors: Newtown Building Supplies (Building the Future Partner); Sims Metal Management (Dinner Sponsor); Doma Technologies (Box Lunch Sponsor); ADS, Inc. and Massimo Zanetti Beverage (Gift Bag Sponsors); Klett Consulting Group, Elizabeth River Crossing, Optima Health, Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center and BB&T (Team & Hole Sponsors); Bayside Harley-Davidson and Southern Auto Group (Hole-in-One Prize Sponsor) USA Living (Longest Drive Sponsor) and TowneBank, Dave and Buster's, Circulatory Center, Premier Events and Tastebuds (Hole Sponsors).

Thank you to the businesses who donated a Silent Auction prize. Beach Eye Care, Jim White Fitness, Sports Clips, Tapsnap 110, Joan Grippo Photography, Bahama Breeze, Centura College, Super Steamers, Page House Inn, Old Dominion University Football, Taste Unlimited, Studio Bamboo, Smartmouth Brewery, Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach, Sanderling Resort and Richmond International Speedway.

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