Carl A. Bongiovanni Scholarship Golf Fundraising Event

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2021 Event Summary

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Pittsburgh North Optimist Foundation and the Carl A. Bongiovanni Scholarship Committee, thank you all for your participation in last week’s golf outing.  Your generosity netted over $31,000 to be given to deserving young people choosing a career in the construction trades.  We were delighted that two of this year’s scholarship awardees were able to join us for dinner.

 

We have booked next year’s outing at the same place (Pittsburgh National Golf Club) on Friday, June 17, 2022.  Mark your calendars now!

 

Besides great weather, great camaraderie, and great food, we had some great golf.  Here are the results of the skills events:

  • Hole 6 - Closest to the Pin - Christina Pompeo

  • Hole 7 - Longest Drive Men - Tyler Vallano

  • Hole 7 - Longest Drive Women - Hope Haynes

  • Hole 12 - Closes to the Pin - Derek Mosseau

  • Hole 18 - Longest Putt - Emilio LeDonne

  1. First Plac: Jim Wallisch, Andrew Wallisch, Jonathan Wallisch, Jordan Dunsmore -20

  2. Second Place: Jay Hagerman, John Masuga, Jeffrey Varga, Francis Haus -18

  3. Third Place: John Bongiovanni, Brian Werner, Fred Leech, Tommy Leech -17

2019 Event Summary

We exceeded our goal of $12,000 and raised over $14,000. Since the inception of the scholarship in 2018, we have raised over $40,000 for the Carl A. Bongiovanni scholarship fund. As you know, the monies that are raised help a deserving high school student or students who wish to further their education in a post-secondary career program in the building and construction trades. Your participation, donations, and volunteer efforts this year are so greatly appreciated. The success of this golf event happens because of generous people like you!

 

Thank you,

The friends and family of Carl A . Bongiovanni

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Article About Trade Schools 6-25-19

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2019 Winning Scramble Team
2019 Winning Scramble Team

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The Gold Trowel Sponsor Award
The Gold Trowel Sponsor Award

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2019 Winning Scramble Team
2019 Winning Scramble Team

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2018 Winning Scramble Team
2018 Winning Scramble Team

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Registration Volunteers
Registration Volunteers

Standing from L to R: Emily Bongiovanni, Betsy Thompson, Suzy Connolly, Dana Bongiovanni Seated from L to R: Jean Bongiovanni, Katie Bongiovanni

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2018 Winning Scramble Team
2018 Winning Scramble Team

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2018