126 golfers participate in 1st Muriel Cohen Memory Celebration

In the Clubhouse, friends of Muriel Cohen get ready to play dominoes, which was one of her favorite games. Clockwise from left are Nancy Jones, Patty Bowen, Renee Leve, Connie Zogby, Linda Slavin, Dianne Slavin and Bonnie Mantle. Photo by Carol Hansen

The Muriel Cohen Memory Celebration Golf Benefit, held Monday, August 22 at Thendara Golf Club drew a crowd of 126 golfers.

The fundraising event honored the memory of Muriel Cohen, a local golfer and active volunteer who passed away in September 2010.

Friends also honored Muriel by participating in activities that she enjoyed, such as dominoes, Canasta, kayaking, and tennis.

A buffet lunch and hors d’oeuvres were also included in the day of activities.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Summer Golf Camp for Kids at Thendara Golf Club.

Sherri Noonan, co-organizer of the fundraiser reported that the event was a big success, and they plan to hold the benefit again next year.

Winners of the Muriel Cohen Golf Benefit were:

Women’s Division:

First Place with Gross Score of 78 – Kathy Vogel, Ann Crocker, Marie Rydel, Marge McCabe, Judy Herron; First Place with net score of 70 – Janet Griffith, Cindy Julian, Jane Enzien, Judy Hobaica, Peggy Rotton

Mixed Division:

First Place with Gross Score of 67 – Bob Philipson, Gael Philipson, Carolyn Hunkins, Harky Hunkins;

First Place Net Score with score of 66 – Dan Freytag, Joan Freytag, Bob Gallagher, Marsha Gallagher

Men’s Division:

First Place Gross Score of 62 – Shaun Brennan, Chris Connoley, Marco Bennedetto, Kevin Gagen;

First place Net Score of 60 – Kevin Jost, Bill Ransom, Peter Shannon, Dick Brady.



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