FTA and TCFA to Host Gary Hilliard Memorial Golf Tournament on September 8

GaryHilliard_Tournament_2015BOHEMIA, NY – July 14, 2015 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), in cooperation with the Twin Cities Flexo Association (TCFA) will host a golf tournament on September 8, 2015 at the Bearpath Golf & Country Club in Eden Prairie, MN, commemorating Gary Hilliard, a longtime friend and colleague of the flexographic printing industry. All net proceeds will go toward the Gary Hilliard Scholarship Fund.

The rate per golfer is $200 and includes cart, green fees, use of driving range, a sleeve of Bearpath golf balls and golf hat, prizes, box lunch and dinner reception. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team and runner up. Individual prizes will also be awarded for the longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin.

“This memorial outing marries together a number of things that were very important in Gary’s life,” said FTA president Mark Cisternino. “He loved his golf, with his perennial partner Ellen, had a strong affinity for the FTA and TCFA, cared deeply about education and lent his expertise to industry research performed by the Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC). What better way to honor Gary’s memory than by coming together for a fun day of golf, food and drink…all for the benefit of education.”

The deadline to register is August 31. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. For complete details visit the Gary Hilliard Memorial Golf Tournament webpage.

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About TCFA: The TCFA is an organization composed of professionals and other interested parties within the flexographic printing industry, and is devoted to raising the level of technical knowledge, professional ability, and personal enjoyment of industry colleagues. Our technical focus encompasses the entire gamut of processes and materials used within the greater flexo industry.  

About FTA/FFTA: Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community—printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others–together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,300 member sites that represent more than 50,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.