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Rotary Awards Scholarships

Buddy Light Memorial Golf Tournament a Success

By Staff | Jun 2, 2021

President John Mensore, London Wooson, Alex Parker, Macy Haddox, Coach Dave Tallman

The New Martinsville Rotary met on Wednesday May 26, at Quinets restaurant. Present at the meeting were quest students who recently had been selected as recipients of the Rotary’s annual scholarships awards. Winners of the scholarhips this year included Macy Haddox, Woodson London, and Alex Parker the winner of the Buddy Light Memorial golf scholarship. London and Haddox were presented their award checks from Rotary President John Mensore, while Parker was presented his award check from Magnolia golf coach Dave Tallman.

The Rotary Speaker for the meeting was David Benson from the New Martinsville Water Department. He gave a detailed and interesting talk on the process the city goes through to provide its customers with safe, quality water. He spoke about the testing process of the water and the work the community does to have good producing wells and clean storage tanks.

President Mensore announced the annual Buddy Light golf tournament held on Saturday, May 22, at Sistersville country club was again a success. It was reported that the weather was great, the turnout was great, the food was great and the opportunity to get together in the name of one of New Martinsville’s great Rotarians for a day of golf and fun was great.

Fifty six golfers participated in the tournament with the winning team consisting of Marcus Tennant, Gary Hicks, Mike Tennant, Nathan Anderson, and Chuck Clegg representing Blue Racer a major sponsor of this years event.

Talk is already underway concerning other Rotary programs including feeding the hungry, next seasons Rotary basketball tournament and several other civic programs the Rotary is involved in. To join the New Martinsville Rotary or if interested in speaking at a weekly meeting contact any Rotary member.