Industry veteran honored at one golf tournament; elevator company holds another.
45th Annual Pop/Joe Golf Outing Honors Witham
National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Deputy Director Teresa Witham was presented with the Gene Frohlinger Distinguished Service Award at the 45th Annual Pop Frohlinger/Joe Marchese Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament on June 10 at the North Hempstead Country Club in Port Washington, New York. Commonly known as “Pop/ Joe,” the event benefits the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation annually and honors “Pop” Frohlinger and Joe Marchese. Pop/Joe committee member Joel Frohlinger said Witham was selected for her contributions to an industry to which she has been dedicated for almost 30 years, many as NAEC executive director. As always, the event had strong attendance, including NAEC Executive Director Alesa McArthur and Witham’s husband, Doug, who were on hand to share in her honor.
Mitsubishi Electric California Golf Event Benefits WWP
The Elevator & Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., headquartered in Cypress, California, hosted a golf tournament at Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach, California, on June 3 to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The tournament hosted more than 160 participants, raising US$20,000 for WWP through sponsorships, registrations and a silent auction. Jarrad Jones, Southern California branch manager for the division, said:
“We are incredibly pleased with the success of this tournament, the first of what will hopefully become an annual event. We are grateful to all who participated, whether as players or sponsors, for camaraderie, auction item donations, financial contributions and more.”