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22nd Annual John A. Manda, Jr. Memorial Golf Classic

Boys & Girls Club Hosts 22nd Annual John. A Manda, Jr. Golf Classic
Tournament held at The Bluffs on Thompson Creek

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge hosted its 22nd Annual John A. Manda, Jr. Golf Classic on Monday, May 15, 2018 at the Bluffs on Thompson Creek in St. Francisville, Louisiana. The event was chaired by Board of Trustees members Danny McConnell of Altus Wealth Management and Pat Minor of Manda Fine Meats.
23 teams and sponsors participated in the tournament. Superior Office Products won first place, with team members Wayne Lafosse, Scott Poche, Ryan Milioto, and Devian Bayham. Winning 2nd place were Tyler Miley, Rick Latil, Johnny Hailey, and Thomas Bickham of Daily Equipment Company. The 3rd place winning team was Dugas Pest Control, made up of Jeremy Clark, Bobby Roth, Vic Roth and Michael Beard. 4th place went to Timmie Crawford, Curtis Crawford, Dwayne Varisco and Steven Burford of the Louisiana Meat Processors Association. The team winning 5th place was Associated Grocers Baton Rouge, which included Scott Anderson, Jeff Loy, Randy Lanclos, and Barry Loy.

Danielle Satawa, also a Board of Trustees member, arranged the donation of all ditty bags and door prizes from Shoppers Value Foods. Event sponsors included Aetna Better Health of Louisiana, Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, Breazeale, Sachse and Wilson, LLP, Capital One Bank, CORE Occupational Medicine, Cox Communications Daily Equipment, FFE Transportation, Huey Wilson Foundation, Lancaster Construction, Love Grace Holdings, McConnell Brick & Block, PC-Tek, and Specialty Alloys Inc.

Between the teams, hole sponsors and overall tournament sponsors, the tournament was able to raise over $25,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge.