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Golfers Proclaim “Alleluia!” for Diocesan Ministries

Golfers Proclaim “Alleluia!” for Diocesan Ministries

Alleluiafund Nears Campign Goal with Boost from Tournament Proceeds

VERGENNES, VERMONT – The Alleluia! Open Golf Tournament raised more than $11,400 to benefit the Alleluiafund, a grant-making fund of the Episcopal Church in Vermont. The September 9 event involved 44 golfers, 28 sponsors, and many others who contributed prizes.

The winning teams of the golf scramble included, in FIRST PLACE, Bishop Thomas Ely, Christopher Peason, Pete Culmo, and Dan Wilson; in SECOND PLACE, Paul Van de Graaf, Tom Anderson, Peter Jones, and Terri Donavan; and in THIRD PLACE, Keith Wuttke, Eric Richardson, Tom Johnson, and Denny Rhoades. Winners of the LONGEST DRIVE competition were Brigette White and Tom Johnson. Winners of CLOSEST TO THE PIN were Kim Chesnarek and Noah Aldrich.

An photo gallery documenting the day’s events, courtesy of Nancy Wuttke, is available here.

Alleluiafund is on track to beat this year’s $40,000 campaign goal!

It is not too late to donate to the Alleluiafund. Having raised more than $34,000, including Golf Tournament proceeds, the Alleluiafund is on track to beat the 2017 campaign goal of $40,000. This year’s appeal will support Rock Point Summer Camp and the Rock Point Property, along with other ministries, through grants awarded by the Grants and Loans Committee. Learn more and donate online at

Alleluia! Open co-coordinators, Craig Smith, Keith Wuttke and Eric Richardson, thank all who contributed to and assisted with the event.

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