To the Editor:

The New Milford Rotary Club's 30th annual charity golf tournament was a success.

On behalf of the Rotary, I wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to the New Milford community at large for its outstanding support of our 30th annual golf fundraiser, honoring Jim Faure.

We are grateful for our generous corporate event sponsors:

The Bridge Fine Wine, Spirits & Beer; Moots, Pellegrini, Arnold & Gronbach PC; the Bank Street Theater; Andy's Auto Coach Works/Barbara Voutas; David Begin and Deborah Pritchard, and Wildacres Consulting/Katy Francis.

Many thanks to our hole-in-one sponsors:

GoodWorks Insurance Agency/Jim Kick and Cruise Holidays/Tinker Hickey.

Thanks to our platinum course sponsors:

All-American Waste, Arthur Howland & Associates, PC, Fire Control Services, GeronNursing Services & Respite Care, Murray J. Kessler, Attorney at Law, New Milford Animal Hospital, New Milford Orthopedic Associates, Northeast Carpet & Flooring, People's United Bank, R. T. Layton Co., Ltd, Ruwet-Sibley Equipment, Sienkiewicz & McKenna, PC, Village Crest Health & Rehabilitation Center and O & G Industries.

Also to our gold course sponsors:

Action Glass, Affordable Automotive, Associated Family Physicians, Beacon Reel, C.A.R.S., Carl Profita & Sons Plumbing, the family of Jim Faure, JoJo's Deli, Judge of Probate Marty Landgrebe, Mullen Family Dentistry, New Milford Community Ambulance, Pedi Fix Footwear Company, James M. Powers, Attorney at Law, Ring's End, Savings Bank of Danbury, The Sweet Spot, Village Green Cleaners, YardApes Landscaping, Bakewell & Mulhare and Drs. Gellella & Carlone, DDS.

We appreciate the support of our silver course sponsors:

Associated Psychiatrists, Candlewood Animal Hospital, Law Offices of Cecilia Buck-Taylor, State Sen. Clark Chapin, DeLeo & Company, PC., Fat City Screen Printing & Embroidery, Harlem Valley "Semi Pro Golf League," Edward Jones/Lou Abella, Levine Paint & Automotive, Midway Market & Deli, National Iron Bank, New Milford Spirit Shoppe, New Milford Visiting Nurses & Hospice, Gretchen O'Shea, The Greater New Milford Spectrum, The Secret Copper Shop, Tivoli Restaurant, Tommy's Cleaners and The Valley Golf Center.

Thanks to the "Friends of New Milford Rotary Golf": the Barlow Agency, Charles Reppenhagen, Architect, Midway Liquor, Mayor Patricia A. Murphy, Nordica Toys, Innovative Dispute Resolution/Cecilia Buck-Taylor.

Thanks to the merchants who were kind enough to donate many great raffle prizes:

Advanced Auto, All Aboard Pizza, Bank Street Theater, the Big Y, Brad Kamp, Bull's Bridge Restaurant, Cookhouse, CVS, En Vogue Salon, H.H. Taylor & Son Hardware, Holiday Restaurant, Hopkin's Inn, Joe's Salon, Len's Barber Shop, Lucia Restaurant, Maggie McFly's, Midway Liquor, Paul Morton Jewelers, PLAY, Robert's Auto, Salsa Restaurant, Stew Leonard's, Sugar Hoot, Swank on Bank, The Book Nook, Theo's Diner, Three Brothers, Val's Auto, Lake Waramaug Country Club and the White Horse Country Pub.

Thanks, too, to the staff at Fairview Farm golf course.

And to the members of golf committee, the New Milford Rotary and their families -- thanks you for your diligent support.

The success of this fundraiser enables us to continue making yearly donations of more than $45,000 to charitable community organizations and to fund our NMHS scholarship program.

We look forward to continuing the mission of New Milford Rotary: Service Above Self.

Katy Francis

Golf Committee

Rotary Club

New Milford