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Van Patten hosts CDSWOY Raffle and Sports Podcast March 30

ALBANY, NY – Van Patten Golf Club will host a sports podcast show along with a fundraiser for the Capital District Sports Women of the Year on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The event begins at 5:30 p.m.

Van Patten Golf Club is located at 924 Main Street in Clifton Park, NY. The club has new management that is producing renovations to the golf course, the bar and the Vista Ballroom. The course opens for play on April 15.

The March 30 event will take place in the Cooley Kill Bar. The bar will be open with the new bar menu as well as the full cash bar menu.
The weekly podcast, “M&M&M Across the Board,” will be recorded beginning at 6:00 p.m. The show, which is available on YouTube, Apple TV and Spotify, features three local sports personalities talking about the latest topics, and a “whiteboard” segment with their topic of the week. Sean Martin is an author and freelance sportswriter. Ashley Miller is the weekend sports anchor and serves as a sports reporter with WNYT-TV 13. She is the M.C. of the annual CDSWOY Awards Gala. Eric McDowell, a veteran media communications professional from college and pro sports, is the President of CDSWOY. The March 30 show will feature a Men’s & Women’s Final Four preview.

CDSWOY will conduct a raffle with all proceeds going to support the 501c3 organization. Raffle tickets will be sold on site beginning at 5:30 p.m. Prizes include the following: Winner’s choice golf glove, Choice of Sunglasses, Men or Women’s Golf Polo, $100 Gift Certificate for the Cooley Kill Restaurant, Golf Pass for four including carts, and a Grand Prize of a new Callaway Golf Bag. The drawing will take place at 7:30 p.m. and individuals must be present to win.

“We are happy to host Eric, Sean, and Ashley at the Van Patten Golf Club,” said Van Patten General Manager Joe Gunther. “As fans of scholastic and collegiate sports ourselves, we’re proud to support the incredibly talented female student-athletes from around the Capital District. What they do for our community both on and off the field is remarkable. We will continue to support them well into the future.”

“I appreciate (Owner) Lance Orcutt and Joe Gunther for hosting our podcast show as well as their generosity in supporting CDSWOY,” said McDowell. “As a member of a league that plays at Van Patten, I am very excited about the updates to the course as well as the amenities including the ballroom, bar, and dining facilities. We look forward to fans coming to see our show in person as well, and I can’t wait to get back on the course.”

Capital District Sports Women of the Year, Inc. recognizes outstanding scholastic and collegiate female student-athletes for excellence in academics, athletics, and community service. The 2022 Capital District Sports Women of the Year Awards Gala will be held in early August at the GE Theatre at Proctors in Schenectady, NY.

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