by Jessica Warzeniak
The 17th Annual HWM Good Friday Open was held on Friday, April 10, at Winnapaug Country Club, Westerly. The proceeds for the event directly benefited the Department of Cardiology and Diabetes Research Program and Services at the CT Children’s Medical Center (CCMC), Hartford. Harry Martinez, coordinator, raised over $35,000 for CCMC since he started the event in 1993. The money will go to helping the CCMC remain a premier provider of state-of-the-art care for children of all ages with heart conditions or diabetes.
Prizes included trophies donated from Mallove’s Jewelers, Waterford, and gift certificates donated by Girard Nissan, Groton, Winnapaug Country Club, Rapid Car Wash, New London, Submarine Car Wash, Groton, and Watch Hill Pizza. Tournament Prizes for Hole-in-one, Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive, as well as, 65 raffle prizes were also donated by local business.