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CRA’s Annual Golf Classic Tees Up for Charity

By July 26, 2016Connecticut, Top News
Jennifer Conkling, ProStart Coordinator, Connecticut Restaurant Association; Ashley Hebert, Membership Coordinator, Connecticut Restaurant Association; Sarah Maloney, Executive Director, Connecticut Restaurant Association; Nicole Griffin, Partner, Levin, Powers & Griffin; C.J. Kowaleski, Connecticut Restaurant Association.

The Connecticut Restaurant Association (CRA) held its annual charity golf tournament on June 7, 2016 at The Country Club of Waterbury. Trade guests from a variety of industry sectors including food, beverage and allied services arrived for lunch before teeing off in teams to play 18-holes. Sarah Maloney, the executive director of the Connecticut Restaurant Association, said more than 100 golfers played in this year’s tournament. A Belvedere Vodka tent was set up on the course, serving Belvedere Unfiltered mixed as a Dirty Martini and Belvedere Wild Berry in lemonade and iced tea. After playing 18-holes, golfers went back to the club house for a dinner, raffle and awards. Proceeds from the raffle went to support the Connecticut Hospitality Education Foundation (CHEF) ProStart Program, a two-year, hospitality industry career-building program for high school students.

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