From left to right: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Lisa Parsons and Debbie Mitchell-Dow present the proceeds from the 27th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament to YWCA Mount Desert Island Executive Director Jackie Davidson. PHOTO COURTESY OF BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST

Golf tournament raises 6K for YWCA 



BAR HARBOR – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced that more than $6,000 was raised for the YWCA Mount Desert Island during the 27th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament. The event is a tribute to longtime member and chairman of the board of Bar Harbor Bankshares, David R. Harding, and recognizes Mr. Harding’s generous support of charitable organizations and his legacy of community involvement. 

The YWCA of Mount Desert Island is the beneficiary of the 2020 tournament. The organization has welcomed thousands of women and girls from all over the world to its safe, affordable lodgings for more than a century of uninterrupted service. It is a key community center visited by thousands of Hancock County residents year-round who attend its mission-driven social justice and empowerment programs and fun social events for children, adults and seniors. 

From Sept. 17-23, 114 golfers participated in the tournament, which took place at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor.  

The winners are: 

  •        1st Gross: David Gray, Buddy Archer, EricFitchand Peter Collier (with a score of 60) 
  •        2nd Gross: Eben Salvatore, Mike Harkins, SteveSnurkowskiand Andy Cough (with a score of 61) 
  •        1st Net: Curtis Simard, Clyde Lewis, Mark Politteand Scott Toothaker (with a score of 53)
  •        2nd Net: Mark Politte, RichDeFrutas, GregDutch and Brian Berard (with a score of 55) 

 The 2020 golf tournament was sponsored by ABM Mechanical Inc.; Bar Harbor Bank & Trust; Carroll Harper & Associates; Darling’s; Gross, Minsky & Mogul; Kathy MacLeod; Lynam Insurance Agency; Lynam Real Estate, Skip’s Automotive Services; The Snowman Group; Stanley Subaru; and Union Office Interiors.  

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