4th Annual Owen J Costello Memorial Golf Tournament
Come celebrate with us the life of Owen J. Costello with a great day of golf, food, spirits & laughter!
PURPOSE OF THE EVENT:
Fund an annual scholarship program to a deserving senior(s) within the WBASD. Owen was a member of the WBASD school board for 16 years.
Create a memorial honoring Owen’s commitment to recreation, athletics, and community at the newly named Owen J. Costello Way at the Coal Street Park Complex.
Assist and support the amateur athletes that compete in the annual Keystone Games Festival of Sports which Owen was CEO of for 32 years.
FORMAT: CAPTAIN AND CREW
REGISTRATION: 7:00 AM — 7:30 AM
Refreshments will be available during the registration time for participants
SHOTGUN START AT 8:00 AM
Lunch and Awards Ceremony at the completion of golf (open bar available for 1 hour at the conclusion of golf)
Cost - $100 per golfer ($400 per foursome) Registration includes, green fees, cart, registration gift, dinner and refreshments and chances to win a variety of prizes - This year’s sponsorship and donation contributions will go towards an annual scholarship program for WBASD students, funding of a memorial at Owen J Costello Way at the Coal Street Complex, and support amateur athletes of the Keystone State Games.
Sponsorship Opportunities - Sponsorship and donation contributions will reach far beyond the borders of the Wilkes-Barre Area as this year's donation will be to amateur athletes of the Keystone State Games. Sponsors will be recognized in tournament program, website, facebook, twitter, & Eblast to 18,000 KSG participants!
Premier Sponsor - $3000 - individual event signage, 4 complimentary tournament entry fees (one team), full page ad or back cover ad in tournament program (pending), linked logo on website.
Keystone Sponsor - $1500 - individual event signage, 2 complimentary tournament entry fees (1/2 team), regular full-page ad in tournament program, logo on website.
Commonwealth Sponsor - $500 - commonwealth event group signage, half-page ad in tournament program, logo on website.
Blue Sponsor - $250 - blue event group signage, quarter ad in tournament program, name on website.
Yellow Sponsor - $100 - yellow event group signage, recognition in tournament program, name on website.
We will also be accepting donations for the event in the form of both monetary and in-kind (prizes) values. Please contact James Costello at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Galli at email@example.com if your are interested in providing the event with a donation.
Contact: Jim Costello, 570-760-0352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 Event Press Release:
WILKES-BARRE, PA: The 2nd Annual Owen J Costello Memorial Golf Tournament on July 10, 2016 provided family members, friends, and collegues of Owen Costello with a great day of golf at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course. Owen Costello represented many things to many people, among them a beloved family man, dedicated worker and avowed community steward who gave his heart and time to enhance the quality of life of his family and community.
James Costello was excited to announce to the golfers that the event had rasied $3000 dollars to be used as a scholarship fund in Owen's name. A scholarship of $500 to a male and female student at each of the Wilkes-Barre Area High Schools will be awarded to deserving seniors at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year. Owen was a member of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board for 16 years.
2nd Annual Owen J. Costello Memorial Golf Tournament on July 10, 2016 at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course family members from left to right: Chloe Costello, Brian Anthony Costello, Amanda Costello, James Costello, Brian Costello, Madison Jez-Costello.