The 2018 RCG Golf Classic

Posted on November 25th, 2018 by admin
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Sunday, June 10th, holds wonderful memories for us – and we hope, for you, too.

With an amazing team of volunteers (29 in all!) and a terrific field of 81 spirited golfers, which included 9 multigenerational teams, the day got off to a fantastic start.

From there, this great day progressed with:

  • Perfect golf weather!
  • 20 golfers who were also sponsors
  • A wonderful bbq at the Snack Shack.
  • 51 guests who came just for our delicious dinner and auction/raffle event.
  • Over 90 businesses and individuals who provided items for our raffle/auction
  • Our largest number of Sponsors (51)
  • Over 295 people/businesses who participated in the tournament
  • The opportunity to hear the moving narratives of Melanie and Tiffani DiNicola
  • Rich Coppola (need we say more?)

Participation in this year’s RCG Golf Classic means that a young man’s dream of inspiring others continues to become realized. It means that his dream continues to live on in the hearts and minds of those who loved him and those who never even knew him.   It means that, through the generosity of so many, Ryan’s charities will continue to receive much needed and appreciated financial support.

Ryan would be thrilled with this year’s event and results; friends and family playing together, fundraising for the causes that meant so much to him and knowing that his life and his final act of giving have touched the hearts of so many so many.

As for us, Ryan’s parents, we continue to feel blessed by the love and support of all who participate as we strive to preserve Ryan’s memory and legacy.

From the bottom of our hearts, we thank all who participated for being a part of this memorable day.

OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS…

         Ariana Balayan    Audrey Locorotundo    Beno Varela    Dave Fried    Elise Schoolnik    Fred Gettner    Jess Morgans    John Balayan    Julie Rappoport    Kathy Bolt    Ken Burt                  Kimberly Dower    Larry Hyatt    Laura Roman    Lily Meglio    Lori Silkoff                                      Lorien Balayan    Marc Meglio    Matthew Rappoport    Melanie DiNicola                          Molly Mastrianni    Nancy Huber    Pat Gettner    Sally Smirnoff    Sandy Balayan                               Sarah Huber Burns    Sindy Malin    Tiffani DiNicola    Wynn Schoolnik

 

THOSE WHO SO GENEROUSLY PROVIDED THEIR SERVICES AND/OR EXPERTISE…

Cynthia Clegg,  https://middlesexcountycf.org

Jane Feinstein Mahoney, JEM Design  jemdesign58@gmail.com 

Larry MacAdams, L.P. MacAdams  http://lpmacadams.com

Meghan Kurtic, Kingswood-Oxford   http://www.kingswoodoxford.org/

Nicole Kimball, Kingswood-Oxford

Paula McHale, CFMC  https://middlesexcountycf.org

Rich Coppola, FoxCT   http://fox61.com/author/rich-coppola/

Thayer Talbott, CFMC  https://middlesexcountycf.org

The Entire Staff of the Tunxis Plantation Country Club

 

OUR MAJOR SPONSORS…

DIAMOND SPONSOR

Lynne Rappoport 

 

RUBY SPONSOR

Squadron Capitol, LLC

Kevin & Lee Wise

 

GOLD SPONSOR

FoxCT 61   http://fox61.com/

Lisa & Bill Rappoport

 

COURSE SPONSORS

Chaney Family Foundation

Hoffman Auto  http://www.hoffmanauto.com/

Safe Home Security  http://www.safehomesecurity.com

 

SPECIAL MENTION

Bruce & Terri Alpert

 

SILVER SPONSOR

Ethan Sclarsky

Mike Dwoken

Reave’s Asset Management  tgrimes@whreaves.com

 

 PUTTING CONTEST SPONSORS

Dan Rappoport, Beno Varela, Julie Rappoport & Matthew Rappoport

Judy Solomon

 

HOLE-IN-ONE SPONSORS

Golfer’s Warehouse http://www.worldwidegolfshops.com

Wallingford Buick  http://www.wallingfordbuickgmc.com

 

BRONZE (TEE & FLAG) SPONSORS

Anonymous

Katie & Dan Brett

Larry Hyatt

Laura & Dudley Orr

Mastrianni & Seguljic, Atty’s  http://mastseglaw.com

Nelson’s Automative Services  http://www.carbuddys.com

Nicholas Palermo

R.A. Levine Company  http://www.ralevinecompany.com

Stephen’s Auto Mall  http://www.ctautomall.com

Susan Pogue

Tom & Diana Sheard

 

TEE SPONSORS

American Eagle Federal Credit Union  http://richard.m@aefcu.com  (Rich Marinelli)

Arakelian Rugs   http://www.arakelianrugs.com  (John Balayan)

Arlene O’Tell

Barry & Kathy Schacht

Billings Media Blasting  http://billingsblasting.com   (Kent Billings)

Career Moves, LLC  https://careermovesllc.com/  (Paul Wigglesworth)

Christo’s Pizza & Restaurant http://www.christospizzawlfd.com  (Christo)

David Fried, DMD  http://www.frieddentistry.com/  

Del Greco Electric  (203) 265-0253  (Tony Del Greco)

Donna & Bob Namnoum  

Flow Tech, Inc  http://npeterson@flowtechinc.com  (Nicole Peterson)

Kevin Fox, Stifel Investments  http://www.stifel.com/fa/kevin-fox

Meriden Hyundai  tmoynihan@meridenhyundai.com  (Todd Moynihan)

MJW EA & Company, LLC  https://maryjowalker.com/

Prolete Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine  http://www.proletept.com  (Keith Steigbigel)

Sherwood Inspection Services   http://sherwoodinspection.com  (Dave Sherwood)

Time Investments Co., Inc  http://rsmousseau@timeinvestment.com  (Rick Mousseau)

Wallace Realty, Inc  203-269-4421  (Dick Caplan)

 

THE RCG INNER CIRCLE NETWORKING GROUP – DONORS OF THE GOLFER’S DUFFLE BAG.  These are an amazing, talented group of business owners who will donate 10% of any business you do with them back to Ryan’s Circle of Giving!

Billings Media Blasting – Kent Billings  http://billingsblasting.com

Cella-Built – Dave Cella  (203) 949-8656

Dave Fried, DMD   http://www.frieddentistry.com/

Dennis Glynn, CPA  (860) 635-1040

Liz Sargeant – Norcom Mortgage  https://lizsargeant.norcommortgage.com/

Sherwood Inspection Services –  Dave Sherwood   http://sherwoodinspection.com

Yak Industries – Lori Silkoff   http://www.logoyac.com/

Barry Gordon, LMFT

Phyllis Gordon, LMFT

 

FRIENDS OF THE CLASSIC…

Amy & Dave Sclarksy

Barbara & Dave Barry

Barbara Gross

Barbara Rubin

Bill & Barbara Dober

Bruce Stendquist

CT Sport & Power

Deb & John D’Amico

Ellen & Joel Rothwax

Gabrielle Dober

Gary & Jill Spelucin

Jeff & Lisa Newman

John Sturges

Mickey & Honey Mastrianni

Naomi Rappoport

Nathan Dondis

Patty Kusovitsky

Phyllis Dober

Rabbi Hesch Sommer & Linda Waldman

Rae-ann & Scott Allen

Rhona Lieberson

Robb & Sue Ledder

Sue Rubin

Wendy Rutkin

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PRIZE WINNERS!

DAVE SOLOMON PUTTING CONTEST

 

LONGEST DRIVE – MEN

Carter Swanson

LONGEST DRIVE – WOMEN 

Deb Levine

LONGEST DRIVE – DAVE SOLOMON HOLE – WOMEN

Molly Mastrianni

LONGEST DRIVE – DAVE SOLOMON HOLE – MEN

John Abbott

CLOSEST TO THE LINE

Rick Mousseau

CLOSEST TO THE PIN  

Bob Frazee

 

1ST PLACE GROSS

Garth Swanson, Ryan Peterson, Niko Rodriguez, Will Layden

2ND PLACE GROSS

Sean Rahilly, Nick Randles, Paul Keyes, D’Andre Esposito

1ST PLACE INTERGENERATIONAL  

Mike Mastrianni, Molly Mastrianni, Bob Frazee  

2nd PLACE INTERGENERATIONAL  

Steve Roux,  David Roux, Megan Roux, Katie Roth

 

AND THANKS TO THE REST OF OUR STELLAR TEAMS…

WHO PLAYED IN THE REGULAR SCRAMBLE

Elise Schoolnik

Keith Steigbigel

Phyllis Gordon

Rich Coppola

 

Wynn Schoolnik

Chris Fiecoat

Jose Vazquez

Rich Silkoff 

 

Glen Billings

Dave Sherwood

Emily Lessner

Bruce Sobin

 

Tony Ciasulli

Bill McDade

Fred Gettner

 

Kevin Fox

Tom Grimes

Daniel Sutter

William Ferigno

 

Sean Rahilly

Nick Randles

Paul Keyes

D’Andre Esposito

 

Keith McCambridge

Russ Holdredge

Kevin Gately

Will Seaver

Howard Levine

Deb Levine

Charles Varos

Bill Speed

Neil Ciarcia

Phillip Theroux

Dave Gordon

 

Kevin Wise

Lee Wise

Fred Page

Kathy Page

 

Dennis Glynn

Marc Gallager

Ken Meehan

Paul Rocheleau

 

Garth Swanson

Ryan Peterson

Niko Rodriquez

Will Layden

 

AND WHO PLAYED IN OUR INTERGENERATIONAL SCRAMBLE

Mike Mastrianni

Molly Mastrianni

Bob Frazee

Barry Gordon (in spirit!)

 

Bob Namnoum

Donna Namnoum

D.W. Namnoum

Paul Tchernotzkas

 

Bill Rappoport

Matthew Rappoport

Rick Mousseau

 

Lisa Rappoport

Julie Rappoport

Paul Rhoda

Liam Lacroix 

 

Evan Huber

Dean Bolt

Tom Burns

Jeff Burns

 

John Riley

Quinn Riley

Sharon Simpson

Jill Maier

 

Steve Roux

David Roux

Megan Roux

Katie Roth

 

Tony Del Greco

Marie Del Greco

Jake Del Greco

Jessica Del Greco

 

Danni Roman

John Abbott

Paula Sheehan

Alison Sheehan

 

OUR GENEROUS RAFFLE AND AUCTION DONORS

99 Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Archie Moore’s Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Artistic Knits by Hersch

Audrey Locorotundo

Bananas – Wallingford, CT

Bartaco, West Hartford – CT  

Big Y (Store #88*) – Meriden, CT

BJ’s Wholesale Club

Bre-Elle A Salon – Wallingford, CT  

Chili’s Restaurant – Wallingford, CT  

Chris Cote’s Golf – Portland, Southington, CT  

Colony Lanes – Wallingford, CT

Community Foundation of Middlesex County

Coreen’s Bridge Floral

Dave Fried – Wallingford, CT  

Deep River Snacks

DeRobertis Jewelers – West Hartford, CT

Designs by Jess – Fairfield, CT  

Diane Matakowski

Donna Namnoum

East Center Market – Wallingford, CT

Elise & Wynn Schoolnik

Fratelli’s Restaurant – Wallingford – CT

Gaetano’s Tavern on Main – Wallingford, CT

Gouveia Vineyards – Wallingford, CT

Guidepost Books & Magazines

Half Moon Café – Wallingford – CT

Henry’s Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Hoffman Auto Group – East Hartford, CT

Home Depot – Wallingford, CT

Ira & Tara Weiner

Jay Peak Resort – Jay – VT

J.Christians – Wallingford, CT

Jake’s Tavern – Wallingford CT

Knucklehead’s – Wallingford, CT

Larry Hyatt

Laskara Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Library Wine Bar – Wallingford, CT

Lisa & Bill Rappoport

Lori Silkoff (Yak Industries) – Cheshire, CT

Los Mariachi’s

Massage by Kimberly – Wallingford, CT

Melanie Di Nicola

Memories at The Tradition – Wallingford, CT  

Michael’s Trattoria – Wallingford, CT

Mr. D’s – Wallingford, CT

Moe’s SW Grill – Wallingford, CT

Nancy Huber

Neil’s Donuts – Wallingford, CT

NESN – Watertown, MA

North Haven Animal Hospital – North Haven, CT

Ola Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

On Track Karting – Wallingford, CT

Outback Steakhouse – North Haven, CT

Panera Bread – Meriden, CT  

Pat & Fred Gettner  

Plaza Azteca – Wallingford, CT

Portland Golf Club – Portland, CT

Potbelly Sandwich Shop – West Hartford, CT

Quarry Ridge Golf Course – Portland, CT

Rizzuto’s Restaurant – West Hartford, CT

San Souci Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Scrubbing Bubbles – Wallingford, CT

ShopRite, Meriden – CT  

Smilow Cancer Center – New Haven, CT

Starbuck’s – Anywhere  

Subway – Anywhere  

Sue Silver

Tata’s Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Taunton Books – Brookfield, CT  

The Breakfast Nook – North Haven, CT

The Edge Fitness – Wallingford, CT

The Little Pub – Fairfield, CT

Thompson’s Candy – Meriden, CT

Toby Dondis, LTD – Waban, MA

Tom Regan

Tradition at Wallingford – Wallingford, CT

Trinity College – Hartford, CT

Tunxis Plantation Country Club – Farmington, CT  

Una Alla Volta – North Branford, CT

Village Pet Spa – Wallingford, CT

Vinny’s Deli – Wallingford, CT  

Viron Rondo Osteria – Cheshire, CT

Wallingford YMCA – Wallingford, CT  

Wood ‘n Tap Restaurant – Wallingford, CT

Wynn Schoolnik – Wallingford, CT

Yale Golf Course – New Haven, CT

You Got Nails – Wallingford, CT

 

AND…THOSE WHO CAME ESPECIALLY FOR OUR DINNER EVENT…

Amy Ravitz

Ariana Balayan

Audrey Locorotundo

Beno Varela

Bill Rappoport & Muffy Locke

Cody, Sabrina & Eliot Schoolnik

Dave Zemelsky

Dean & Jess Morgans

Dee Persaud

Erin Bond

Ethan Sclarsky

Greg & Suzy Carroll

Jane Feinstein & Paul Keating

John & Sandy Balayan

John Sturges

Kathy Bolt

Keith & Nancy Huber

Ken Burt

Larry Hyatt

Laura Roman

Lori Silkoff

Lorien Balayan Fiecoat

Lynne Rappoport

Marc & Lily Meglio

Marcy Gollinger

Melanie & Tiffani DiNicola

Melissa, Tom & Colin Regan

Mike Dworkin

Nancy Huber

Patty Kusovitsky

Phyllis Dober

Rhona Lieberson

Ron Garcia

Sarah Huber

Sindy Malin

Sue Harrison

Sue Silver

Wendy Rutkin

 

 

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