, Salem, MA

November 14, 2013

Letter: Thanks to all for a successful tournament

The Salem News

---- — To the editor:

On behalf of the Danvers Historical Society, we would like to thank all who supported our recent golf tournament held at Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown on Sept. 16. The society is most grateful for the public’s support of this event and for the countless hours of planning given by the Golf Tournament Committee chaired by Larry Raimondi and composed of: Cathy Gareri, Laura Cilley, Sheila Cooke-Kayser, Peter Cullen, Grace Degan, Wayne Eisenhauer, Anna Bertini, Joe Joslin, Beverly Raimondi, and Joe Todisco. Special thanks go to our Gold Sponsor, John Hentschel, and the following: Black Swan Country Club’s Pro Matt Cunningham; Larry DeLorenzo, auctioneer extraodinaire; Jon Goode of KBK Sports for sports memorabilia; Joslin Advertising, NorthEast Community Bank; Salem Five Bank; North Shore Bank; Essex National Heritage Commission; Danvers High School volunteers Ashley Mackenzie and Heather Bauman; and Danvers High School vocational coordinator James Weed.

We would like to send out our gratitude to our generous raffle donors: Black Swan Country Club; Boston Red Sox; Capt.’s Waterfront Grill; Chick Fil-A; Cranney Companies; Frank Bertini; Hartnett’s All-Cloth Car Wash; House of Seven Gables; Hyundai Village; Middleton Golf Course; Monster Mini-Golf; New Brothers Restaurant & Deli; Orange Leaf Yogurt; Peabody Essex Museum; The Salem News; The Finer Image; and our fellow Trustees who personally donated prizes.

Of course, our entertaining tournament would not be possible without the kind support of the hole sponsors: Ardiff & Blake Attorneys LLC; Cabinetry By Design; Colonial Landscaping; Danvers Automotive; Danvers Butchery; Danvers Historical Society Board of Trustees; Danversport Yacht Club; Dave’s Mobil; Douglass Appliance; Wayne Eisenhauer, Society president; Jim Kieran, building and remodeling Contractor; John Doyle Insurance Agency; C.R. Lyons and Sons Funeral Directors; Lyons Ambulance Service; Michael E. Morris, Society treasurer; NorthEast Community Bank; North Shore Bank; Phillips Engineered Products LLC; Phil Richard Insurance; PNG Carpentry; Salem Five Bank; Supinos Restaurant; Sharon Taskey Gozewski and Sheila Moulton-Kelly, Society trustees; state Rep. Ted Speliotis; Touchdown Club of Danvers; Volvo Village; Kohler USA.

Much appreciation goes to the hospitality cart sponsors of Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC and People’s United Bank.

Sincere thanks again to all who helped and supported this special event. Danvers Historical Society, founded in 1889 and looking forward to its 125th anniversary next year, exists to educate present and future generations about the rich history of Danvers, from pre-Colonial times to the present day. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the society and the restoration of our National Historic Landmark Derby Summerhouse located on the grounds of Glen Magna Farms.

Irene Kucinski


For the Danvers Historical Society Board of Trustees