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For more information or to reserve your place, contact 845.485.9803 ext. 227/223 or info@abilitiesfirstny.org.

Spend a day of golf at one of the country’s oldest private clubs and network with community and business leaders while making a lasting impact to the Abilities First mission. The AF Golf Classic combines concierge service and an exceptionally unique day on the course. From the moment you arrive, golfers and sponsors will experience a golf outing that is clearly a one-of-a-kind experience. Enjoy an array of course specialties including food and beverage samplings, cigars, silent auction, and more.

Prizes awarded for Women’s Team, Men’s Team, and Mixed Teams, along with Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and Hole-in-One challenges.

All proceeds from the 2019 Golf Classic will benefit the services and programs of Abilities First.

The Powelton Club Golf Course

The Powelton Club golf course is presently 6,193 yards in length with a rating of 71.4 and has a slope of 134.0. It places a premium on accuracy. The short par fours offer strategic options that invite birdies but often penalize with bogies. The greens offer a variety of challenges to players. Some are at ground level and flanked by flat bunkers, while other holes are elevated and fiercely guarded by large, deep hazards. The terrain can be severe and water is a factor on 11 out of the 18 holes. A stream crossing the property feeds into four ponds, including the picturesque Par 3 seventh hole. The existing design is known to be both challenging and memorable. It is accentuated by wonderfully quick greens and tight fairways with deep rough and troublesome pin placements.

For more information or to reserve your place, contact 845.485.9803 ext. 227/223 or info@abilitiesfirstny.org.


8:00 a.m. Concierge Bag Drop | Tagging & Registration Locker Rooms Available | Pro Shop Open | Breakfast Buffet
9:15 a.m. Golfers to Their Carts | Announcements
9:30 a.m. Shotgun Start (Scramble Format)
11:00 a.m. Grab and Go Lunch on the First Tee
2:30 p.m. Cocktail Hour with Open Bar & Hors d’Oeuvres
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Awards Reception, Light Dinner and Dessert Buffet, Silent & Live Auction


$250 Individual Golfer ($65 of your contribution is tax deductible) | $1,000 Foursome ($260 of your contribution is tax deductible)

Foursome and individual golfer registration is now open!


Dress code

Please adhere to The Powelton Club Dress Code here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!

For additional information, contact Melissa McCoy at 845.485.9803 ext. 223 or melissamccoy@abilitiesfirstny.org or Maria Darby at 845.485.9803 ext. 227 or mariadarby@abilitiesfirstny.org.

Mission Sponsor

Rose & Kiernan, Inc. Logo

Golfer’s Gift Sponsor

Personalize It with Copans Marketing & Promotions Logo

Golfer’s Gift Sponsor

A&R Security logo.

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Merrill Lynch logo.

Lunch on the Course Sponsor

Marvin and Company, P.C., CPAs Logo

Beverage Cart Sponsor

Mackey Butts & Wise LLP Logo

Golf Cart Sponsor

McCabe & Mack LLP Logo

Lunch n’ Putt Sponsor: Emblem Health


MVP Health Care | Mobile Life Support Services

2019 AF Golf Classic Committee Co-chairs

Pete Setaro, CPL Team

Craig Irwin, Merrill Lynch – The Irwin/Burlingame Group

Pat Rose, A&R Security

2019 AF Golf Classic Committee

Tara Cappuzzello, Rose & Kiernan, Inc.

Mark Copans, Personalize It with Copans Marketing & Promotions

Alan Creais, Kal Pac | Dave Curry, Rhinebeck bank

Maria Darby, Abilities First | Manny Dizon, National Bank of Canada

Jeffery Fox, Abilities First | Jenny Fox, TEGFCU

Tara Lea, Rose & Kiernan, Inc. | Melissa McCoy, Abilities First

Kristina Mukherjee, Abilities First

Mike Oates, Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. (HVEDC)

Cheryl Ogles, Abilities First | Kate Rabe, Marketing Inbound

Joan Spiconardi, MVP Health Care | Kyle Stellar, Mackey, Butts & Wise

Ed Weeks, HV Social Media | Debra Zambito, Elant, Inc.

Corey Whitted, SERVPRO Of Western Dutchess County

Join us!