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44th Annual Howell Chamber Summer Golf Classic THANKS YOU for golfing, sponsorship and volunteering

The 44th Annual Howell Chamber Summer Classic sets itself apart in our community as being the most rewarding outing of the summer

It was a warm and sunny morning at Chemung Hills Golf Course this week as 122 golfers spent the day at the 44th Annual Summer Golf Classic, hosted by the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Premier Sponsor, Advanced Disposal. A shotgun start at 8:30am sent 65 golf carts in separate directions to scramble their way through 18 holes of golf. The contests offered throughout the day included a squares 50/50 drawing, two more squares 50/50 drawings, booze basket raffle, dining card raffle, club cover contest, hole-in-one contest, closest to the pin contest, longest putt contest, Vegas Hole, putting contest, chipping contest, club cover contest, door prizes, silent auction and special drawings. The prizes involved by generous contributors were astounding while our golfers set to network and have a great day with the movers and shakers in our community.

The course was scattered with Howell Chamber members with tents and tables at each hole sponsoring contests and special give-aways. Hole sponsors included: Applied Imaging, Ann Arbor SPARK, ARMOR Protective Packaging, Backhuus Auto Sales, Inc., Cleary’s Pub, Express Employment Professionals, Hatch Stamping, John W. Connell & Associates PC CPA’s, Lewis & Knopf CPA, PC, L.O. Eye Care, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston, and T.G. Fluid Systems Inc..


Lunch on the turn, sponsored by Brighton Ford, offered great grab-and-go hotdogs, brats and snacks while Grace & Porta Benefits sponsored volunteer logo’d shirts and the Good Humor Ice Cream Cart, a wonderful treat for a hot day!


Super Sponsors:

Hole-in-One Sponsor              Bob Maxey Ford of Howell

Banquet Sponsor                     LOC Federal Credit Union

Beverage Sponsor                   Champion Automotive Group

Beverage Sponsor                   Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc.

Cart Start Sponsor                   Brighton Ford

Club Cover Sponsor                Ascension Providence Hospital

Goodie Bag Sponsor               Plymouth Physical Therapy Specialists

Lunch Sponsor                        Brighton Ford

Chipping Contest                    Financial Plus Credit Union

Program Sponsor                    First Impression Print & Marketing


Other specialty sponsors include:

Wine Tasting by Howell’s MainStreet Winery
Water Sponsor, Beauchamp Water Treatment and Supply
Soft Drink and Gatorade Sponsor, Pepsi Beverage Co.
Sangria Station provided by First Impression Print & Marketing
Beer Tasting and kegs provided by Eternity Brewing
Refreshment Station by LaFontaine Automotive Group and Jonna’s Market
Hydration Station by TruHealth by Mannatech


The day ended with a fabulous banquet awards dinner at Chemung Hills Golf Course, sponsored by LOC Federal Credit Union. At the awards banquet, many of our golfers received door prizes, specialty prizes and drawings, but the pinnacle of the day was rewarding the champion golf teams for their performance:


First Place Men’s Team: Greenstone Farm Credit Team: James Cole, Lance Knupp, Robert King and Don.

Second Place Men’s Team: Michigan Manufacturing Tech Center: Gary Marley, Alex Barton, Ron Quinkert and Jim Couto.

First Place Women’s Team: Financial Plus Credit Union: Olga Long, Laura Hickey, Roberta Hill and Doreen Attard.

First Place Mixed Team: Lake Trust Credit Union: David Snodgrass, Rachael Kronberger-Smith, Jack Martin and Ryan Napier.


The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Summer Golf Classic Committee would like to thank the sponsors, volunteers, golfers, chamber staff and Chemung Hills Golf Course for an amazing event for 2018!


Special Thanks go to:


2018 Golf Committee:

Chairperson: Colleen Hunter, First National Bank

Matt Mataya, Associate Member

Renea Clark, BlueSky Health

Brigid Towe, Chemung Hills Golf Club

Mike Robson, Chemung Hills Golf Club

Susan Dunn, Cleary University

Christine Bennett, Howell Nature Center

Kim Esper, Howell Area Chamber of Commerce

Anthony Redilla, Aalpha Business Products

John Hulyk, Team One Credit Union

Dianne Buchanan, Celebrate our Town


Thank you to all who golfed, sponsored, donated items to goodie bags, contributed to door prizes, booze basket and more!


Thank you to our Golf Classic Volunteers:

Dave Duggar, Howell Carnegie District Library & First Baptist Church

Sandie Cortez , Don Cortez and Wendy, First Impression Print & Marketing

Beth McNeal, Ascension Providence Hospital

Stephanie Cole, LOC Federal Credit Union

Candie Hovarter, Livingston Senior Nutrition Program (Meals on Wheels)

Kait Lewis, The Willows at Howell

Andy Dobek, Auto-Lab Compelte Car Care Centers

Deanna Brzuchowski, Hartland Insurance Agency

Don Wrosch, Celebrate our Town

Duncan Tanner, Habitat for Humanity

Mike Cornell, the UPS guy

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