On Saturday, March 26, 2016 Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth held our 16th Annual 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament to help fund our prevention programs for the youth of our community. It was a fabulous day of good sportsmanship and great company with 70 teams taking it to the hoop for our programs. Thank you to all the players and fans who came out to make the day so great!
The Goffstown Area Community, as always, was AMAZING in their support of our tournament. The Tournament All-Star sponsor was Well Sense Health Plan, and our Slam Dunk sponsors were Granite State Plumbing & Heating and ConvenientMD. Additional sponsors included Goffstown Ace Hardware, Sousa Signs, Ultro Group LLC, The Pinardville Lion’s Club, On Point Concrete Foundations, Eugene Piana, DDS, Tom Beauchemin Real Estate, Deb Chabot of State Farm Insurance, Blue Ribbon Fencing & Landscape, Putnam’s Waterview Restaurant, Sawyer’s Main Street Breakfast, Christopher Skaperdas, DMD, The Smoke Wagon BBQ, Gerry and Jocelyn Bergeron, St. Lawrence Church, Louis P. Cote, Inc., The Law Office of Rodney Stark, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Dr. Steve Michaud, Greg Flegal of Edward Jones, Unique Ford, Ollie’s Restaurant, Nadeau’s Subs, Salads & Wraps, Mountain Base Yoga, J & G Roofing, Goffstown Police Association, LaPointe Insurance, Bill Sarette’s Tire & Battery, Bryan Fournier Landscaping & Irrigation, Mr. Gee’s Tire, Main Street Eye Care, Liberty Press, Aubin Hardware, Welch Auto Body, Boucher Acoustic Contractor, New Hampshire Stamping, Private Label Specialties, Denron Plumbing & HVAC, Dance Visions Network, Dancewear Etc., Mast Road Grain & Building Supply, Trayce Gregoire Photography, Dunkin’ Donuts, Brown Graphix, Hannaford, Coca Cola of Northern New England, Frito Lay, James & J. Holly Cassidy, Meg & Phil Tatro, and Crown Trophy. We are so lucky to have as our partners these local businesses and individuals who consistently step up to support the good work in our community. We are truly grateful for their support and ask that you please support them when you can!
We are very appreciative of Superintendent of Schools Brian Balke and Goffstown High School Principal Frank McBride for allowing the use of the Goffstown High School Gymnasium for this community event. We also thank the GHS Athletic Department’s Steve Fountain, the Custodial Department’s Dawn Tabor and Goffstown Parks and Recreation Director Rick Wilhelmi for their help and cooperation.
Our volunteers are the backbone of this tournament and this year was no exception. We have the best volunteers in town and appreciate them so much! Our heartfelt thanks goes out to Diane Baines, Celeste Lesmerises, Steve Baines, Rick Wilhelmi, Ken Perkins, John Riehl, Matt Riehl, Mike Santoro, Gary Gendron, Sean Skinner, Ethan Skinner, Joe McCarthy and Tupper Kinder as well as to our Board of Directors: Al Baines, Elin Kinder, Gerry Bergeron, Gene Piana, John Scacchi, Lauren Tennett, Laurie Hambleton, Kevin Georgantas, Kevin Laroche, and Bill Exner. Thank you also to our fabulous VolunTEENS Sujana Ahmed, Lauren Beaule, Elizabeth Berthiaume, Ryan Cook, Tyler Santoro, Trevor Santoro, Julia Lambert, Sam Woodward, Brian Berthiaume, Alex McCarthy, Cam Chouinard and Kailee Ely. It was an outstanding effort from all of these wonderful people and we couldn’t have done it without them. Thank you!
We are continually thankful for and humbled by the support that our community gives to Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth and we promise to continue to work hard to provide and enhance the critical prevention programs that we offer to youth in the Goffstown Area. To learn more about Crispin’s House Coalition for Youth and its programs or to make a donation please visit us at www.crispinshouse.org.