Friends of the Valley Foundation was born from the oldest running charity golf tournament in the Deerfield Valley, The Bartender’s Open. The Bartender’s Open was formed in 1974. In 1974, the Tournament was run by Jim Schipke, John Stewart, and Bob Broder. Jim at that time owned The Roadhouse … Read More...
In Memory of Mary Helen Larmie
Mother of Friends of the Valley Co-Founder, Lynn Bucossi, passed away on Sunday 12/13/2020. She volunteered every year at our annual golf tournament.
Donations will be used to enrich children’s lives in our Valley.
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Albert Fusco... gone in physical nature... sure... alive in spirit & memory... absolutely.
If you wish to make a donation to Friends of the Valley in memory of Albert and Barbra Jean Fusco please click the here, or the donate button at the bottom of the page.
To learn more about the Albert Fusco grant, established in 2010, click on the grants tab above.
Chris Zizza, Lynn Bucossi, Kevin Ryan
The Bartender’s Open
Due to COVID-19, the Friends of the Valley has decided to cancel their 2020 Golf Tournament known as "The Bartenders Open." While this is disappointing, the board feels these precautions are necessary for the safety of the Deerfield Valley.
We look forward to resuming our Tournament on Aug 5, 2021. Until then, stay safe everyone.
Kevin, Lynn, Chris, John, Matt, and Chad