Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Southern Tier Industries


TO:  News Editors
DATE:  April 1, 2016
CONTACT:  Missy Goetschius, Public Relations Director, The Arc of Chemung
CONTACT INFO:  607.734.6151 x122 or email
RE:  Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Southern Tier Industries


Elmira, NY – The Arc of Chemung is pleased to announce it will be hosting their Inaugural Golf Tournament on Monday, May 23, 2016. To be held at The Elmira Country Club, this golf tournament will provide much needed support to Southern Tier Industries (STI), a division of The Arc of Chemung.

STI provides training and employment opportunities to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. STI is dedicated to developing vocational skills and work habits in order for individuals we support to be employed at local businesses. To date, 172 individuals in Chemung County receive supports from STI. 

The tournament will be a four-player scramble format offering prizes opportunities throughout the day. Tournament day check-in begins at 11:00 AM with lunch served at 11:15 AM and a shotgun start at 12:00 PM. Registration is $110 per player, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, cart, and buffet dinner. Teams are encouraged but not required. Corporate, team, and individual sponsorships opportunities are available,
ranging from $125 to $1,500.

To register an individual, a team, or to become a tournament sponsor visit and download the official entry forms.
For additional information, contact Missy Goetschius at or by calling 607.734.6151 ext. 122.

Founded in 1953, The Arc of Chemung is a person-centered, not for profit organization committed to meeting the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the Chemung County area. The agency provides quality supports and opportunities for individual growth for every person supported by means of education, increased community acceptance and participation.

The Arc of Chemung supports nearly 800 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families annually. Learn more at The Arc of Chemung is a chapter of the state agency, NYSARC, Inc. and is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).