Over 100 people participated in the 16th annual Central Adirondack Kiwanis Club Winter Sports Challenge in Old Forge on Feb. 6. The event was a part of the Old Forge Winter Carnival. The proceeds, estimated at over $5,000, will be used to fund continuing Central Adirondack Kiwanis children’s projects.
The following were corporate sponsors; media, The Adirondack Express and The Weekly Adirondack; gold ($200), Carmen Mastroianni, Ace Hardware, Adirondack Bank, Adirondack River Outfitters, Community Bank, Dr.’s Michael and Karen Brady, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Mountainman Outdoor Supply, Old Forge Fire Department, Rivett’s Marine, and Symeon’s Restaurant; silver ($150), George’s Thing, Northeastern Loggers Association, and Steet-Ponte Auto Dealership; bronze ($100), Adirondack Lodge, Big Moose Station Restaurant, Billy’s Italian Restaurant, Burkhard, Evans Insurance, Dimbleby, Friedel Williams and Edmunds Funeral Home, DiOrio’s Supermarket, Eldridge Agency, Fulton Chain Craft Brewery, Helmer’s Fuel and Trucking, Schuler’s Sled Shed, The Forge Motel, The Riedman Family, The Slack’s, The Van Slyke’s, TOW Bar Restaurant, United Wire Technologies, and Walt’s Diner. Other sponsors were Herron Realty, Steak House, Sheila Brady, 19th Green Motel, Blue Ribbon Pest Control, Pine Knoll Motel, Souvenir Village, Timothy J. Schofield, Last Run Cafe, Adirondack Garage, Adirondack Lodge, Billy’s Italian Restaurant, Mountain Greenery, Oil Well, Tony Harper’s Restaurant, Slickers Restaurant, Stillwater Hotel, Big Moose Inn, Frankie’s Restaurant, Old Forge Liquors, Van Auken’s Inne, Wilderness Interiors, Kinney Drug, Randy’s Restaurant and Gallery 3040.
The cooperation of Town of Webb Supervisor Robert Moore, Steve Uzdavinis and his staff at McCauley Mountain is greatly appreciated.
Co-Chairs Bill Ransom and Mike Griffin expressed their sincere thanks to all participants, sponsors and volunteers that make this such an exciting community event.