2017 Annual Wiegand Farm Golf Classic
Sponsored by Lakeland Bank and Eastern Propane
New Award-Winning Venue - Same Worthy Cause
June 26, 2017
Crystal Springs Resort - Wild Turkey and Crystal Springs Golf Courses
Wiegand Farm Golf Classic
Major Sponsors

Thank You to our 2017 Wiegand Farm Golf Classic Major Sponsors!

Co-Event Sponsor - Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bancorp, the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has $3.7 billion in total assets with 48 New Jersey branch offices throughout 8 counties, five New Jersey regional commercial lending centers in Bernardsville, Montville, Newton, Teaneck and Wyckoff and two commercial loan production offices serving Middlesex and Monmouth counties in New Jersey and the Hudson Valley region of New York. Lakeland Bank offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online and mobile banking, localized commercial lending teams, and 24-hour or less turnaround time on consumer loan applications.

You'll see Lakeland Bank branches in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties. You'll also find Lakeland Bank colleagues investing in these communities by supporting causes such as building homes, collecting food, raising funds for college scholarships, and helping charitable and nonprofits. That's because Lakeland Bank has a strong tradition of giving back to the community. It started nearly 45 years ago and continues to be at the forefront of our daily activity. Each year, Lakeland Bank colleagues devote over 15,000 hours to community service and raise over $500,000 for charities. Lakeland Bank has made a commitment to their colleagues, customers and neighbors to be a vital part of the community, and are proud of the philanthropic work they have achieved together.

Lakeland Bank has been the Event Sponsor of the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic throughout the last 15 years, during which time the event has grown in net proceeds by 800% and quadrupled in participation. In 2010, Lakeland Bank Vice President Russell Dunn was honored as the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic Humanitarian of the Year.

Co-Event Sponsor - Eastern Propane

Eastern Propane is proud of its record: courteous, quality service since 1938. They offer comprehensive, single-source solutions including the planning, design, installation, and ongoing maintenance of your propane gas systems and appliances. Contact Eastern Propane today for all of your propane gas appliance and service needs. They employ a staff of experienced, knowledgeable, factory trained and certified gas appliance service technicians and handle all aspects of product installation and ongoing maintenance. From the planning and actual implementation of your gas appliance installation, to the ongoing preventive and annual maintenance of the appliances, Eastern Propane provides turnkey propane gas solutions for home and for business. Eastern can also provide regular scheduled gas appliance preventive maintenance, GAS CheckT services, and other services as required, ensuring that your propane gas systems and appliances continue to maintain the highest levels of safety and maximum efficiency and performance.

For more than 80 years, Eastern has been committed to helping and participating in activities that help others, like community events, local charities, law enforcement organizations, veterans and industry organizations. So whether it's sponsoring a local Little League team, giving back to the counties in which we operate, or making the life for someone less fortunate a little easier, Eastern wants to make a difference.

The Nicholson Family and Eastern Propane were honored at the 2013 Wiegand Farm Golf Classic and has been the Co-Event Sponsor since. They have been dedicated supporters of DPD's since we moved to Jefferson Township, 45 years ago. They have also been honored by the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts of America, United Way, SCARC and the Blue Knights Police Organization of New Jersey for their commitment to the community.

Diamond Driver Sponsor - Assumption Parish, Morristown
Monsignor E. John Hart, Pastor

Assumption Parish, Morristown, is a Roman Catholic community of faith. They believe in Jesus Christ, the Roman Catholic Church, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit.

Assumption opened in 1848 on Christmas day. Today, the Assumption Parish Community is a dynamic, generous, and spirit-filled worshipping community, dedicated to helping the seniors, homebound, and all those who need their financial and material support. With over 35 active ministries, there are hundreds of Assumption parishioners who go into the community, bringing the Good News of the Gospel to help those in need.

Monsignor John E. Hart is DPD's 2017 Humanitarian of the year and will be recognized at our 43rd Annual Wiegand Farm Golf Classic. Monsignor Hart was ordained in 1981 and has dedicated his life to helping those in need throughout the Diocese of Paterson and beyond.

Diamond Driver Sponsor - IHeart Media, Sussex County
102.3 WSUS - 103.7 WNNJ - Max 106.3

After decades of growing media assets globally, the company has become one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, operating as iHeartMedia, Inc. iHeartMedia, Inc. consists of two main media businesses: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE: CCO) and the wholly owned iHeartMedia. Between these divisions, the company focuses on providing a spectrum of multi-platform advertising and marketing opportunities for partners and world-class entertainment for listeners and users.

iHeartMedia and all of its 840 broadcast radio stations are dedicated to inspiring and creating positive change that improves the lives of others. The company's community programs are built on the idea that through public awareness and education we can drive attention and action that directly addresses today's most pressing issues. In 2014, iHeartMedia supported thousands of local and nonprofit organizations nationwide and raised hundreds of millions of dollars for critical issues both in the United States and globally.

IHeartMedia in Sussex County is based out of Franklin and operates three stations: 102.3 WSUS, 103.7 WNNJ and Max 106.3. Throughout the last 3 years IHeartMedia has been a sponsor of the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic and have broadcasted live from our event.

Platinum Putter Sponsor - Arthur J. Gallagher and Co.

Everyday, Arthur J. Gallagher clients face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher's advisors understand your business and how hard you work to deliver on your promises. They are your global partner in achieving your goals. And that only begins to describe the shared values, corporate culture and passion for excellence that define The Gallagher Way of doing business. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurance broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Arthur J. Gallagher knows the importance of being a socially responsible company. They strive every day to promote environmental, social and economic benefits to the communities in which they live and work. The Gallagher culture empowers employees to serve their communities by supporting their favorite charities and organizations. And, to assist in those efforts, the Gallagher Matching Gift Foundation matches qualified employee donations each and every year.

Arthur J. Gallagher has been a longtime supporter of the Department for Persons with Disabilities, having sponsored the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic, Casey Classic and Murray House Dinner Dance for over a decade. In 2015, William Rafferty, the Area Senior Vice President, joined the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic Committee and has helped this event flourish.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Allied Printing & Graphics Co., Inc.

For more than 20 years, Allied Printing & Graphics has been providing turn-key service for graphics and printing projects. We offer a complete range of printing services for all types of projects-from a simple black & white document to a complex brochure using variable data printing. Whether you need the speed and flexibility of digital printing or the precision and large-run economy of offset printing, Allied Printing has the equipment, technology and know-how to ensure that your project is done right.

In 2006, Allied joined ASI to offer clients promotional products at competitive pricing. In 2007, Allied became FSC, SFI, and PEFC certified as they continue to lessen our carbon footprint and help sustain the environment. Allied Printing has supported the Department for Persons with Disabilities since the mid 1990's providing our printing needs and donating souvenir journals for our Casey Classic, Murray House Dinner Dance and Wiegand Farm Golf Classic.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - ASCO Power Technologies

ASCO Power Technologies is the world leader in emergency and standby power transfer solutions. ASCO Automatic Transfer Switches and Power Systems safeguard data and telecommunications networks, industrial processes and critical installations from health care facilities to financial transaction centers. They provide the solutions to handle the transfer of critical loads to emergency power sources reliably and with state of the art products. Over the past 100 years, ASCO has pioneered every major product innovation in power transfer technology. And ASCO is committed to providing a full range of quality-driven products, backed by 24-hour nationwide service support.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Atrium Pharmacy

The Atrium Pharmacy Provider is a long term care pharmacy located in Emerson, New Jersey. Throughout the last 16 years, they have focused exclusively on providing medications and other medical supplies to residents in:

  • Group Homes
  • Assisted-Living Facilities
  • Nursing Homes
  • Independent Living Units
Give them a call at (201) 262-0287 today to see how Atrium can work with you to make caring for your residents easier!

Atrium Pharmacy has been DPD's pharmacy provider throughout the last decade and they have always provided high quality service and have gone above and beyond to assure that the people we serve are healthy and content. They have been Major Sponsors of the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic throughout the last 6 years and have supported numerous community initiatives throughout Emerson and in other neighboring communities.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - The Jefferson Chronicle

The Jefferson Chronicle was "born" in November 2016, the brainchild of township resident Kevin L. Pattky, Jr.

Kevin was not willing to let Jefferson Township go without a news outlet when the AIM Jefferson ceased publication. The young and energetic entrepreneur immediately jumped into action, planning and executing The Jefferson Chronicle in just two short months.

Kevin, former Founder and Chief Executive Officer of iPOP Innovations, a digital media company and current Founder, President and Publisher of The Jefferson Chronicle, tapped into experienced local journalist and former Jefferson Patch editor Sue Toth to head up content strategy and operations as the Chronicle's Editor-In-Chief, and veteran sports journalist Michael Chirichella as Community and Sports Editor. He formed a talented advisory board to help with reaching out to the community.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Liberty Capital Group, Butler

Liberty Capital Group is led by three industry veterans that share one common goal. They strive every day to provide the best possible service to their customers, vendors and banking partners.

Anthony Martino is President of Liberty Capital Group and is responsible for all banking relationships, and corporate credit policy. He is a graduate of William Paterson University and has 26 years of industry experience. He has held management positions in several public and private financial institutions including Conseco Finance, Greentree Vendor Services, American Capital Resources, RCA Capital and AT&T Credit Corporation.

Steven Cubellis is Vice President of Liberty Capital Group and is responsible for Sales Origination and Documentation. A 21 year leasing veteran and a graduate of Kutztown University, he began his career in 1988 at American Capital Resources as a sales administrator. He has held various positions including, Marketing Manager, Regional Sales Manager and most recently Vice President of RCA Capital. His duties include sales responsibilities in the label, packaging and tissue industries as well as overseeing documentation.

David D'Arco is Vice President of Liberty Capital Group and is responsible for sales and administration. David, a 18 year veteran and a 1992 graduate of Marist College began his leasing career in 1993 as a portfolio specialist for American Capital Resources. He has held various positions including Account Executive, Regional Sales Manager and most recently as Vice President at RCA Capital Corp. David is responsible for sales to the printing, packaging, paper converting and plastics industries as well as overseeing all administrative functions.

This is Liberty Capitals 6th year as a Major Sponsor and they are very active in giving back to organizations in Passaic County, Morris County and beyond. We can't thank them enough for their commitment to the Department for Persons with Disabilities.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Macedos Construction
(908) 806-3233

Located in Flemington, Macedos Construction Co is a home building contractor that offers residential construction, home building, green construction and other services. Contact Macedos construction for any of your home building, renovation, or commercial needs.

Macedos Construction has been a supporter of our Wiegand Farm Golf Classic throughout the last decade, returning for a third time as a Major Sponsor.

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Milano Italian Restaurant, Hamburg & Portfino Family Restaurant, Jefferson Township

Milano Italian Restaurant, located not far from Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, is a chef-owned and operated establishment celebrating 10 successful years of service as of February 2015. Their menu has a wide variety of selections under many categories as well as unique, prepared daily specials from a traditional stuffed artichoke to their authentically prepared Italian osso buco - you will not be disappointed!

Portofino's, located in Jefferson Township has been a supporter of DPD's for the last two decades and is an annual sponsor of the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic. They offer fine Northern Italian cuisine and an array of dishes from throughout the region. With daily lunch specials and a party room, Portifino's offers a wide selection for many tastes!

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Skyland Smiles, Dr. Joseph Lohner

Dr. Joseph Lohner has been practicing in the Sussex County area since 1988. Happy, Relaxed, Enthused - these are just a few of the ways you and your smile will feel when you visit the orthodontic practice of Dr. Lohner! For nearly 30 years, Dr. Lohner and the Skyland Smiles team has dedicated their time to making sure that the communities of Vernon, Sparta and beyond stay smiling.

Dr. Lohner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He has served as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, teaching in the postgraduate orthodontic residency program. He is also a charter advisory board member for the Seattle Study Club affiliated Seminars for the Advancement of Dental Excellence.In the field of orthodontics, Dr. Lohner has been given special recognition, receiving the "Most Outstanding Case Presentation" at an Eastern Strang-Tweed meeting and named a "Top Orthodontist" by New Jersey Monthly magazine multiple times. In 2009, he was honored to receive "Best Non-Extraction Treatment Teacher" by the orthodontic residents at UMDNJ.

Dr. Lohner and Skyland Smiles are longtime supporters of DPD and first time Major Sponsors of the Wiegand Farm Golf Classic. We welcome them aboard and thank them for their continuous support and for all they do in the community!

Titanium Tee Sponsor - Thorlabs

Thorlabs is a New Jersey based manufacturer of photonic tools and systems. Their products range from optics and opto-mechanical positioning components to sophisticated optical imaging systems. An international company with over 650 employees, Thorlabs has manufacturing and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, and China.

Founder, Alex Cable, worked at Bell Labs early in his career as a technician/engineer. In 1989, Alex left Bell Labs and formally founded Thorlabs. Over the ensuing 22 years the company continued to grow its product offering and its customer base. The Thorlabs catalog offers over 15,000 products to our broad based photonics customer base, 95% of those products are manufactured in one of the Thorlabs entities. 70% of the Thorlabs products are manufactured in the United States.

If you attend a charity event in Sussex County, you are likely to see Thorlabs, volunteering their time or as a sponsor. Thorlabs has always been committed to making a difference in the scientific community and beyond. We thank them for the continued support of our organization and welcome them as a first time Major Sponsor.