Jim Mudcat All-Star Golf Tournament raises funds for CHOW and Catholic Charities

August 20, 2020  For CHOW and the food pantry of Catholic Charities of Broome County, it has been “business as usual, but not as usual” since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Catholic Charities of Broome County Executive Director Lori Accardi and CHOW/Broome Bounty Director Les Aylesworth talked with WBNG’s Around the Tiers host Logan Pollack about the increased need for food and how proceeds from the Jim Mudcat Grant All-Star Tournament will help them continue meeting that need. Click here to view.

Tournament Proceeds Help These Organizations Serve More Children and Families

August 14, 2020 WBNG’s Around the Tiers host Logan Pollack spoke with Boys & Girls Clubs of Binghamton Executive Director Marybeth Smith and Broome County Urban League President/CEO Jennifer Lesko about how their organizations have continued to serve area children and families throughout the pandemic, and how proceeds from this year’s Jim Mudcat Grant All-Star Tournament will help them do more. Click here to view.

August 13 Interview with Boys & Girls Clubs of Binghamton

COVID-19 has created a lot of unforeseen expenses for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Binghamton, including the cost of acquiring masks, face shields, and other supplies. The Club’s Executive Director—Marybeth Smith—is grateful for the funds raised through this year’s Jim Mudcat Grant All-Star Golf Tournament, which will help cover those extra costs so the Club can continue serving area children. Click here to view.

August 10, 2020, Interview with Bruce W. Boyea

Bruce W. Boyea, Chairman & CEO of Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, spoke with WBNG’s Around the Tiers host Logan Pollack about the history of the All-Star Golf Tournament and why the Tournament is more important this year than ever before. Click here to view.

August 8, 2020, Interview with Al Downing

Baseball All-Star, Black Aces Member and former New York Yankee Al Downing has been a loyal supporter and participant of the Jim “Mudcat” Grant All-Star Golf Tournament for many years. On August 8, Kathy Whyte interviewed Al on News Radio 1290 WNBF’s weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up. Click here to listen to the podcast, or find it on Apple Podcasts, TuneIn and Spotify.