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The Brendan Donohue Memorial Golf Tournament benefits the ALS Association of Upstate New York and the Brendan Donohue '84 Memorial Scholarship Fund at Clarkson University. To date, the tournament has raised more than $ 210,000 for these two great causes.
In 2009, after a college fraternity brother and close friend of Richard's, Brendan Donohue, was diagnosed with ALS ("Lou Gehrig's disease"), Richard, with the help of Brendan's family and friends and Tau Delta Kappa Fraternity from Clarkson University, started the Brendan Donohue Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the ALS Association of Upstate, New York. Then, in 2011, the Brendan Donohue '84 Memorial Scholarship Fund was established at Clarkson University. The tournament is held the first Saturday in June at The Links @ Erie Village located in East Syracuse, New York.
Brendan Donohue Memorial Golf Tournament
n memory of Brendan Donohue, '84 graduate of Clarkson University and past president of Tau Delta Kappa Fraternity, the Brendan Donohue '84 Memorial Scholarship Fund was established. This Scholarship Fund will be a permanent Endowed Fund to provide a scholarship to an undergraduate student at Clarkson University. The scholarship is designed to permanently honor the memory of Brendan and to recognize the impact of Tau Delta Kappa Fraternity in his life. Preference is given to students who have demonstrated integrity, devotion to family, and a balanced approach to academic, extracurricular, and civic activities.
Our previous receipents are:
2018 Jason Bouwens '20 - Engineering & Management from St. Albans, VT
2018 Jodi Hayes '20 - Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Swanton, VT
2018 Owen Ukleya '20 - Business Studies from Clay, NY
2016 Lauren E. Bleskoski '19 - Environmental Majors from Syracuse, NY
2015 Mark T. Grunert '15 - Environmental Science & Policy from Happy Valley, OR
2015 Catherine Zarnofsky '14 - Senior Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Glenville, NY