Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley John “Red” Larsen Golf Classic to be held August 14

Jul 11, 2023

The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley will be holding its annual John “Red” Larsen Golf Classic on August 14. Presented by sponsors Mason Technologies Inc. and the Luise-Champagne Family, the event will be held at Racebrook Country Club in Orange, a new venue for the long-running charity golf tournament.

Tournament check in runs from 8-10 am, giving golfers plenty of time to take advantage of Racebrook’s driving range. The tournament starts at 10 am. Entry fee of $300 per golfer includes 18 holes of golf and cart, driving range, drinks and hot breakfast sandwiches before the tournament, refreshments on the course, cocktail hour and BBQ lunch after golf, and a golfer’s gift. Prizes will be awarded to the top golfers. Raffle tickets will be on sale and the silent auction will be open before and after the tournament. Registration will be capped at 30 foursomes.

Reception and Tee sponsorships are still available. Reception Sponsors, $1,800, receive a full-page ad in the program, signage at the reception, website recognition, verbal recognition at the event, logo/name on reception tables, email newsletter recognition, and four free (non-golfer) reception tickets. Tee Sponsors, $250, receive recognition in the program, signage at the event, and website recognition.

Proceeds from the golf classic benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, which has been changing the lives of young people in the Valley for more than 65 years. With programs ranging from homework assistance to nutrition to workforce development, the Club helps all young people to reach their full potential, but especially those from disadvantaged circumstances.

Presenting sponsor Mason Technologies Inc. provides turnkey solutions to its partners with full-service integration in structured cabling, audio visual, security, and smart building technologies. Founded in 2002 the company has established itself as a leading low voltage contractor nationally with locations in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and resources throughout the United States.

The Luise-Champagne Family, also a Presenting Sponsor, is a long-time supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley. Nicholas and Ernestine Luise received the Club’s prestigious Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth award in April, honoring them for their lifetime of service to the the Valley. Jennifer Luise Champagne, MA, LPC, is now a member of the Club’s Board of Directors, carrying on her parents’ tradition of service.

For full details about the tournament or for more information about the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, visit www.BGC-LNV.org.