Only a few openings remain for the 50th Annual Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing which will take place on Thursday, August 17th. The shotgun start tournament is scheduled to take place at Edgewood in Drums at 11 am. Registration begins at 9 am.Only a few openings remain for the 50th Annual Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing which will take place on Thursday, August 17th. The shotgun start tournament is scheduled to take place at Edgewood in Drums at 11 am. Registration begins at 9 am.
Registration includes 18 holes of golf and a cart, gift for each golfer, prior to shotgun start coffee, donuts, bloody mary's and mimosas. On-course expo all day with businesses setup at the tees providing giveaways, food, drinks, snacks, games and more. An on-course hospitality tent with the famous ‘Chamber Chili Dogs", snacks, beer and drinks. After the round of golf there is a one-hour premium open bar and hors d' oeuvre reception followed by a full buffet dinner and awards program, where trophies will be given out for championship, first and second flight, men's longest drive, women's longest drive, closest to the pin and closest to the pin second shot on the green. A 50/50 raffle prize winner will be awarded and over $2,000 in prizes will also be given away.
Additional tournament events include a Hole in One Contest sponsored by Berger Family Dealerships, which includes a chance to win a 2 year lease on a 2017 Buick Encore, a 4 day/3 night golf vacation at a selected Fairmont Resort, a $2000 in complimentary golf courtesy of teeoff.com and a TravisMatthew - head to toe signature outfit plus $500 online shopping spree; a $5000 Putting Contest, Mulligans, "Lob a Grenade" game and a Pot of Gold Contest.
The special on-course business exposition will feature Chamber member businesses who are invited to set up at each tee and provide samples, information, refreshments, food and more. Participants to date include: Barry Isset & Company, Edgewood by Sand Springs, Sand Springs Country Club, First National Bank, Sophy Jewelers, Hometown Nursing & Rehab/Shenandoah Senior Living, Eye Care Specialists, M&T Bank, Residence Inn/Fairfield Inn/Hampton Inn, MassMutual Eastern Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Limited spaces are remaining and the cost is $150.
Corporate sponsors for the tournament include: Hospitality Tent, Landmark Community Bank and Web.com; Cocktail Hour, Harry’s U Pull It; Golf Cart, BB&T Bank; Beverage Cart, DBi Services, Karchner Logistics, Unique Paving Materials and Community Bank, N.A./OneGroup Dryfoos Insurance; Gift Sponsor, Lehigh Valley Hospital –Hazleton; $5000 Putting Contest, CTC Manufacturing; Continental Breakfast, ChamberChoice/OnDemand Energy; Breakfast Beverage Sponsor, Innotek Computer Consulting; Trophy Sponsor, Rocco Colangelo, Jr. in honor of his father, Rocco Colangelo; Dinner Sponsor, Billig-Helmes Insurance and Hole in One Sponsor, Berger Family Dealerships.
Lmited golfer registration is available. Cost is $125 per golfer or $500 per foursome. Sign at tee sponsorships are available at $125.
Contact Leann Fallabel, VP of Marketing at the Chamber office at 455-1509 or to register your foursome or to secure your sponsorship. Or register online at www.hazletonchamber.org.
PICTURED IN PHOTO standing left to right are golf committee members Jeff Kimmel, Web.com; Pat Verrastro, Golf Chair from T. Verrastro Beer Distributor and Dan Guydish, Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, followed by Hole in One Sponsor, Berger Family Dealerships, Hunter Berger, Jim Kennedy and Earl Berger.