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...
Please donate here to help those being impacted by the COVID-19 Virus. Friends of the Valley is raising money for all the restaurants in the valley and all those working in the food and beverage industry here in Deerfield 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