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Turchi Classic and Turning Stone Event Highlight Busy Schedule for Saints Alive!

Gino Turchi (left) with Josh Duell '09 at the Saints Alive! Shootout in June
Gino Turchi (left) with Josh Duell '09 at the Saints Alive! Shootout in June

Sept. 10, 2009

The Saints Alive! Athletic Fund will host a pair of golf tournaments in the coming month and you are invited to share in the excitement. The annual Gino Turchi & Family Golf Classic will be held Thursday, September 24 at Eagle Crest Golf Club, and on Thursday, October 8 a full day of activities are planned at Turning Stone Casino, highlighted by 18 holes of golf at the world class Shenendoah Course.

The Gino Turchi & Family Classic debuted in 2006 when over 75 golfers turned out for a day of wonderful golf and an evening dinner. The funds raised from the Tournament are donated to the Turchi Family Fund, which was formed by Siena socialite and philanthropist Gino Turchi as part of his 90th birthday festivities at the College. Gino will again be on hand this year with his wife of 70 years Willie.

Reservations for individuals, foursomes and hole sponsors are now being accepted and can be reserved by calling the Siena athletic department at 518-783-2450 or by filling out and mailing in This Form

The second exciting pending event is an exclusive overnight package at Turning Stone Casino. The package includes a spot in the Saints Alive! Golf Tournament held at the Shenendoah Course, overnight accommodations at the new Fairfield Inn by Marriott, an evening reception at the Recovery Room and a cocktail reception at the Casino, a $50 players card for the Casino, boxed lunch and drinks for the course and a special tournament memento.

Reservations and corporate sponsor opportunities for the elite event are now being accepted. For more information Click Here or call Siena athletics at 518-783-2450.

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