Golf Classic and Live Auction Featuring John Elliott to Benefit Westfield Area YMCA


The Westfield Area Y is hosting the 13th Annual Golf Classic and Dinner with Live Auction on Monday, June 19, at Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield. All proceeds benefit the Annual Support Campaign ensuring that no one who lives or works in Westfield, Cranford, Garwood or Mountainside and is suffering a bona fide financial hardship is turned away for the inability to pay. In 2016, the Y provided $410,103 in direct financial assistance to 276 individuals, primarily for child care and summer camp services. 

Play golf?  Be one of the first to play Echo Lake’s newly renovated course! Play format is a shamble. Prizes will be awarded for both team performance and individual games of skill by both men and women.  Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m, shotgun start is at 1 p.m.

Don't play golf? Come for part two of our day:  Enjoy a cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres beginning at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet reception and a live auction facilitated by WCBS TV weathercaster John Elliott. If you have seen him in action, you know what a treat the auction is! 

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Great auction items include Broadway Show tickets, sporting event tickets, foursomes at select golf courses and many more! 

If you have a vacation home or time share, access to a fine dining establishment, sporting event, or airline or concert tickets, please consider donating them as an auction item.  You will have the satisfaction of knowing that the proceeds of your gift helped a child in need go to camp this summer, or to child care this fall.

For more information on the auction or to play or sponsor call Bonnie Cohen at 908-233-2700, ext. 240, email or visit

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Learn more at

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