Outreach and Inspiration
The August meeting of the Chesapeake Sports Club was held at the Chesapeake Convention Center. Dave McManus informed the club that the golf tournament recently held at Suffolk golf course was very successful, raising over $24,000 for the scholarship fund. President Lou Tayon announced that Henry Thomas and Gene McKinney will be inducted into the Legends of Honor at the September meeting. Carolyn Bernard introduced guest speaker Tony Brothers, a 22-year veteran referee in the NBA. Mr. Brother's presentation related that the loss of his mother inspired him to get involved in philanthropy, specifically helping single mothers in their challenge to raise their children.
Guest Speaker Tony Brothers
Veteran NBA Referee Tony Brothers, left, and Club President Lou Tayon
Golf Committee from left: Bill Fink, Buddy Bagley, Carolyn Bernard, Mickey Carey, Chairman Dave McManus, Club President Lou Tayon, Bobby Clifton, Linwood Nelms, and Linda Clifton
From left: Dr. Juan Montero, The Shopper Public Relations Executive Glenn Fritz, Tony Brothers, and Colonel Jim Ireland