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With over 40 golfers and 50 at the dinner reception, the 1 Annual Camp Tecumseh Alumni and Friends Golf Outing at Sunnybrook Golf Club in Plymouth Meeting, PA was a great success! For those that couldnâ€™t make it this year, we hope to see you next year!
The 1st Annual Camp Tecumseh Alumni and Friends Golf Outing Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Thanks to the following CTâ€™ers for coming out: Hank Collins, Joe Collins, Erik Pokorny, Scott Sinker, Eric Rugart, Conrad Rugart, Trip Rugart, Andy Kronfield, Mike Haley, TJ Griffin, Brett Miller, Peter Strid, Corny Merlini, Mark Merlini Sr., Mark Merlini Jr., Kevin Merlini, Eric Carlson, Lee Allman, Bill Camp, Dean Walters, Paul Colistra, Mike Gerber, Alan Werther, Jim Turner, Mark Steffens, Chris Haunss, Chris Dougherty, Bob Buckley, Dan Ruggieri, Mike Reardon, Jim Fraser, Jeff Beck, Brian Huber, Jim Fraser, Rich Allman, Peter Stanley, Chuck Stauffer, Chuck Woodward, Jim Talbot, John Talbot, Jack Longstreth, Mark Luff, Bob Glascott, Henderson Supplee, Hall Vetterlein, Iain Anderson, Bill Humenuck, Jim Baur, Rich Sheppard. Winning foursomes: 1st Place (72): Eric Rugart, Conrad Rugart, Trip Rugart, Andy Kronfield
2nd Place (73): Mike Gerber, Alan Werther, Jim Turner, Mark Stefens
3rd Place (74): Rich Allman, Peter Stanley, Chuck Stauffer, Chuck Woodward
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Blue Gray Fund The 2008-09 Blue Gray Fund raised $130,000! Thank you for all who supported this meaningful fund and look out for the Annual Report hitting homes soon. The B/G fund has helped many campers over the years and with your support we can continue meet the increasing need of our current and inquiring families.
Pancho Mazza for Tecumseh Fund – Matching Gift Opportunity!!! The Mazza fund is way ahead of its original projection! It's already 75% to its short-term goal of $50,000, as it stands today at $36,000, thanks to many of YOUR generous gifts! Here's where to send your gifts for Mazza match: Jim Talbot Last week, an anonymous donor generously pledged a $5,000 matching gift! What c/o Camp Tecumseh he will do is match 100% of all new gifts to this fund, between today and th 1906 Johnson Rd. December 12 , up to $5,000. If you already made a gift to the Mazza Fund, your additional gifts Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 will be matched. Checks payable to "Camp Tecumseh", write "Mazza Fund" in the Memo line.
Tecumseh Tidbits Drew Crockett opens up a new coffee business venture, recognized by The Philadelphia Inquirer - Click HERE for the article Dan Leibovitz ran the Hartford Marathon in 4:28:00 in honor of fellow alum and friend Pancho Mazza. Support Eric Gregg’s effort to spread the sport of lacrosse - www.leapslax.org Wednesday, Oct 29, 2009, counselors K-Rod, a/k/a Kevin Rodriguez (Washington College) and Drew Erickson (Gettysburg) scored their first collegiate goals which ended up being the difference in their teams' one goal wins. Washington beat Haverford 2-1 and GC beat Hopkins 3-2. Both goals were the first in their respective contests. CT alumnus T-Hep (Tom Heppard) played the whole game on defense for Washington. Help us grow this section by sending your tidbits to firstname.lastname@example.org – new jobs, marriages, births, sports, news, etc…send them along.
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Message from Alumni Relations and Development Director, Paul Colistra We have done great things over the past five months as an alumni community and I want to thank everyone for their participation and support… Here’s a look at what’s happened:
Annual CT Young Alumni-Phillies event was another great success – Thank you Blake Stabert! Held 2 regional alumni gatherings in NYC and Phila – Thanks to those committee’s involved! We’d like to add more cities in ’10. Closed out the Blue Gray and Pancho Mazza for Tecumseh Fund successfully, generating nearly $65,000 in financial aid dollars since June 1. Had a well attended final weekend at Camp with alums from various generations. Established the CT Alumni and Friends Golf Outing – Thanks to all that attended the event and those who couldn’t make it, but contributed!
We will soon have news of our planned 2010 events! Internally, we’ve had over 70 contact information updates since June 1! Our effort to improve our communication by upgrading our software and updating contact information is ongoing. Our efforts as an alumni community are only as good as those we can reach, so please keep your own information current and ask others to do so, by clicking HERE. We ask for your patience as we continue to input all the updated information into our new database and work through the kinks. Please help us grow this newsletter with your news notes and other idea’s! We will continue to work hard to organize our alumni community for the good of Camp Tecumseh. If you would like to offer your help, feedback, or idea’s on our Alumni efforts, I welcome your contacts. Regards, Paul D. Colistra
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