Schuyler Counties United Way gears up for Hackers and Wackers Golf Tournament


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — The United Way of Schuyler County is gearing up for the 9th annual Hackers and Wackers Golf Tournament.

The tournament which will be taking place August 30th, at Watkins Glen Golf Course is one of the organization’s largest one-day fundraisers according to Amy Churchill and John Franzese.

This year’s tournament is the largest field that they have ever had with 18-full teams.

United Way of Schuyler County supports 22 organizations throughout the area and are hoping to raise $123,000 through this years golf tournament.

Amy Churchill says the goal is to effect the community members of Schuyler County.

This years tournament is also dedicated to Rocco Scaptura who passed away earlier this year and Franzese says, “He’s helped with the tournament every year, he’s been on my team every year and he’s going to certainly be missed this year”.

Franzese says you can still donate to the tournament through his email and find out how you can help, all of the funds raised will be going right back to the United Way of Schuyler County.

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