The Kiwanis Club of Keene raised more than $12,000 during its 6th annual fundraising golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 6, at Bretwood Golf Course.

The money will be used to support Kiwanis-sponsored programs to improve the lives of local children.

“We are extremely grateful for the generosity and support from so many local businesses and community members,” said tournament co-chair Dave Ganio. “Thank you to all the sponsors and participants for helping to make this year’s tournament a success. We would also like to thank Chuck and Bonnie Shortsleeve and the Bretwood staff for helping in the planning and execution of the tournament.”

Thirty-two teams participated in the tournament. First place team winners were:

Men’s team: Norman Miller, Scott Powers, Nate Pecor and Jeff Kenney;

Women’s team: Lucia Bergeron, Chris Brown, Amy Bodwell and Lucy Ryder;

Mixed team: Tom Perkins, Mary Lizotte, Larrie Clark, Diane Clarke.

Second place team winners were:

Men’s team: Tim Hartwell, Gordon Daniels, Jon LeClair and Shawn Bleau;

Women’s team: Melanie Boese, Kate Clark, Mary Jane Penfield and Judy Manley;

Mixed team: Nick Youtsey, Steven Tenney, Dennis Poirier and Mallory Youtsey.

For a complete list of winners, visit

The Kiwanis Club of Keene is a community service organization that annually provides service and financial support to youth clubs, area organizations, service projects and events for children and families in the Monadnock Region.

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