2016 VIP Golf Tournament Recap

On July 18, 2016, the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation (MCCCF) hosted the 2016 VIP Foundation Golf Tournament at Lakewood Country Club in Rockville, MD. The fundraising golf tournament supports the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP). 

Barbara Ashe, President of the Foundation, thanked event sponsors, committee members, and participants for their generous support of VIP, which is essential to the success of the VIP program. 

The 103 golfers enjoyed a day of golf and networking in support of VIP. After a full day on the Rees Jones designed golf course, golfers enjoyed cocktails, dinner, networking, congratulated the raffle, contest and tournament winners, and watched the helicopter ball drop on the 18th green.

2016 VIP Foundation Golf Tournament Winners:

  • First Place Foursome Winner: Insurance Associates
  • Second Place Foursome Winner: The Insurance Exchange, Inc.
  • Longest Drive sponsored by Power Solutions, LLC: Joseph Abban, Versa Integrated Solutions 
  • Closest to the Pin Hole #2 sponsored by National Government Services: Matt Warke, American Commercial Group, Inc. 
  • Closest to the Pin Hole #17 sponsored by Piliero Mazza PLLC: Jim Young, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Putting Green Contest sponsored by TD Bank: Rebekah Kleinman, RSM US LLP

Event Raffle Winners:

  • 4 Washington Nationals Club Seat Tickets for Atlanta Braves game on August 13 donated by Steve Spencer: Kayla Kania, Aronson LLC  
  • 4 Washington Redskins Club Seat Tickets plus parking for Minnesota Vikings game on November 13 donated by Steve Spencer: Larry Duncan, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Special Raffle Winner:

  • 50/50 Helicopter Ball Drop Raffle sponsored by The Insurance Exchange: Tom McElroy

VIP is a 3-day, 27-hour comprehensive certification program designed to accelerate the growth of veteran-owned small businesses in the federal marketplace. Funded entirely by the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation, Partners and VIP Sponsors, VIP is offered at no cost to participants. Donations are required to sustain and expand VIP to meet the needs of veteran-owned businesses, VIP alumni and the growing community of veterans seeking jobs. 

Upcoming VIP programs include VIP START, October 18-20, 2016 and VIP GROW, December 6-8, 2016. To donate or apply to participate in the upcoming program, visit www.nationalvip.org.


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