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MASAE 4th Annual Golf Outing - Fun, Fun (even in the rain!)
MASAE
The MASAE Golf Outing held on August 22 at Sea Oaks Golf Club in Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ was attended by 72 golfers who had a great time even though torrential downpours stopped the last 5 holes of play.


"Robert Kelly (Trump Entertainment) and his Golf Committee, produced another great event with terrific prizes, super support from the association vendor community, and networking among MASAE members and guests," stated Dan Lemyre (Association Headquarters), MASAE President. "We want to thank all our sponsors, prize donators, and players for enjoying another summer golf event." A grand prize package worth $2,000 was donated by Wildwood Convention Center.

And the winners are: Trump Entertainment Team


The scramble winners of the day was the team from Trump: Robert Kelly, Frank Stapleton, Paul Rumbus, and Bob Pike. Runners-Up was the team from Revel Resort: Peter Ciccone, Michael Gazi, Joseph Smith, and Robert Calo, The straightest drive was won by Frank Stapleton; Closest to the Pin on hole #7 was Frank Dominici; and longest drive titles were won by Ed Ardente (men) and Leslie Schaeffer (women). The putting skills contest went to Jim Wiley.

Runner-Up winner was the team from Revel Resort


MASAE thanks our sponsors and prize donators:
AEX Convention Services
Association Associates, Inc.
Association Headquarters Inc.
Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority
AtlanticClub
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Bower Management Services
Brown Dog Marketing
Caesars Entertainment
Construction Financial Management Association
DCAT
Drum Consultants
Dusk
Freeman Company
Georgian Court University
Golden Nugget
Hermitage Press
ICCIFP
Lane Services
NAFA
Nanking
New Jersey Society of CPAs
Ocean Place Resort & Spa
One Stop Events
Organizational Services
Peak Management Solutions for Associations
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Public Strategies Impact
Resorts Casino hotel
Sea Oaks Golf Club
Sheraton Atlantic City
Star Restaurants
The Mercadien Group
Trump Entertainment Resorts
Tropicana Casino & Resort
TVD Associates
Vista Convention Services
Wells Fargo
Wildwood Convention Center
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Calendar of Events
Date Event
September 18 Best Practices for Effective Facilitation – Part 2
Hamilton, N.J.
December 11-12 MASAE 4th Annual Conference & Exhibition
Revel Hotel, Atlantic City, N.J.


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