What a fun time was enjoyed by the 132 ladies who participated in Discovery Bay Breaker’s Blue Bayou Invitational at the Discovery Bay Country Club. Winners received lots of cash for their superior play in the golf competition, while all participants took home several gifts.
At each hole were massages and gift certificates from Jan Todorovic of the Spa & Salon at Discovery Bay, barbecued garlic oysters and sausages from Jason Pryde and his team at First Priority Financial; the Three Amigos – Alberto Delgado, Ron Pellegrini Associates & Bill Loftin of Coldwell Banker/Amaral & Associates – served margaritas and bloody marys; Surdez Insurance Services (Cathy and Steve Surdez) presented $100 cash to each of the two Closest to the Pin winners, plus donated a huge spa basket. Margaritas provided by the Discovery Bay Country Club were served by The Allen Group (LaVerda Allen/Gordon) and Socher Insurance (Jack Socher/Saul Gold); Discovery on the Boardwalk’s Heather Travers gave merchandise gift certificates, water and snacks; Wayne D’Anna and son Michael of D’Anna Yacht Sales and NuSkin Anti-Aging Products raffled off a spa basket; and Tom Lee and Milt Baehr ran a casino spin.
Other hole sponsors included Milt and Jan Baehr (bottled water in carts), Antioch Accredited Kid’s Club Preschool plus a Mary Kay gift basket (Carolyn and John Moski), AutoBug PVL (Allen Bellinghausen), and Tim Pharr and Nadine Kelly of United Spas Manufacturing, Inc.
In the silent auction: Jason Pryde (First Priority Financial) offered five days at a condo in Cabo San Lucas; Mike Guzzardo of 94505 Home Sales auctioned a day of sailboat racing on San Francisco Bay and dinner at the St. Francis Yacht Club, provided by Lorna and Tom Lee; Balfour Dermatology and Dr. Robert E. Baer offered one hour of Microderm; three months of unlimited tanning from Dee Dee Hickerson’s La Playa Boutique; nine-hole golf lesson from DB golf pro Greg Meisner and DB pro shop tournament coordinator Jon Miller; two gorgeous wine baskets, one donated by Cathy and Ron Pellegrini and the other by Becky and Tom Bloomfield of the Contra Costa Wine Company.
John Battaglia, a master golf instructor, offered one hour of golf instruction at the John McLean Golf School; Cathy Bellinghausen donated wine tasting consultant Kathi Reed’s Host-a-Tasting wine tasting event for 16 guests in your home; and finally, a lunch gift certificate from Deano Lovecchio, manager of the Grill at Wente Vineyards.
A special acknowledgement to the following hole supporters, who contributed to this event’s success: Jack and Lynn Battaglia, Billy and Ann Guinn, Linda Humbert (in honor of Charles Humbert) and Judy DePaoli (in honor of John De Paoli), Mike and Sharon Luddy, Cathy Pellegrini, Kristin and Sam Villyard, Sue Wiebe and Sue Socher, and Bill and Katie Wood.
Finally, special recognition goes to Muriel and Lou Bruton of Photo Events for providing immediate team photos to each participant, and to Jerry Wiebe for the audio and visual presentations.
Thank you, Discovery Bay and our local businesses!
Discovery Bay Breakers