Third annual Kane Charity Classic raises $54,000

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

State Rep. Hannah Kane (third from right) presents a contribution of $18,000 each to representatives of three nonprofit organizations: (l to r) Elaine LeBlanc, St. Anne’s Human Services director; Tom Kennedy, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services board chair; and Dot Green, Westborough Food Pantry volunteer.

Shrewsbury/Westborough – Solar eclipse glasses were accessories for some of the 144 golfers at the third annual Hannah Kane Charity Classic, held Aug. 21 at the Haven Country Club in Boylston. The efforts of the fundraising golf tournament’s supporters raised $54,000 for three worthy causes.

The full day of activities began with a continental breakfast and concluded with a 19th-Hole Reception sponsored by Central One Federal Credit Union. There, state Rep. Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, announced that the First-Place Gross Team Award was earned by a foursome of representatives from SALMON Health and Retirement.

The golfers and volunteers enjoyed dinner while additional funds were raised with raffles and a silent auction. The reception concluded with Kane presenting $18,000 each to representatives of three nonprofit organizations: St. Anne’s Human Services, Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services, and the Westborough Food Pantry.

Kane is continuing the tradition of her predecessors when they served as state representative. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito hosted a fundraising golf tournament for 10 years, followed by Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matt Beaton for three. This year’s charity classic marked the 16th annual golf fundraiser in the 11th Worcester District.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Representing Fletcher Tilton PC are (l to r) David Cohen, Steve Rodolakis, Tony Salvidio and Amanda Risch.

Tim Gombos and Ryan Colleran peruse raffle items.

(l to r) State Rep. Hannah Kane congratulates the First-Place Gross Team Award winners of SALMON Health and Retirement: Mike Quirk, Gary Sacon and Bryce Trani. Not pictured is Anthony Luzzo.

Bob Bigda and Bill Orfalea take chances on raffles.

A golf foursome consists of couples (l to r) Eric and Felicia Bryan with Ellen and Brian Mulroy.

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