Big Thanks to St. John Community! byThe Tahiti Open Planning Committee


On behalf of the planning committee (Cid Hamling, David Dostall, Diana Ripley, Heather Ruhsam, Kristen Maize, Lani Clark, Tammy Pollock, and Trisha Capuano) for the Tahiti Open at Pond Bay, a fundraiser for Jim Gillfillan, we’d like to thank everyone who helped make the event such a wild success! We far exceeded our fundraising goal for Jim, and managed to have quite a lot of fun in the process. Thanks to all of you who came out to golf in support of Jim, and a special thanks to:   

Volunteers: Steve Deisher, Bernie Sheehan, Debbie Hime, JoAnne Keele, Laura and George Hollander, Jane Kyser, Brenda Wallace, Beth Knight, Katherine Fahy, Martha and Jerry Hills, Mary Anne Smith, Dick and Mary Burks, Rita and Dale Johnson, Mary Kay and Bill Stoehr, Patrick Alle, Katie Zaytoun, Calvin George, Laurie Barlas, Tara Stowell, Elden Rice, Maxima Castro de Nieves, Robelto de Leon Cordero, Miguel, Mustafa Prince, Diane Bulluss, Mark Geyer, Kate Swan, Miles and Susan Stair, Stepho, Kim Templeton, Hilarie and Jason Oliver, Adriane Miazga, Will Culver, CB Jensen, Nelson Uzzell, Brendan Day, CJ O’Connell, Peter Alter, Patty and Tim Tacquard, Beverly Melius, Tien Duong, Christine Young, Rob Crane, Frank Cummings, Gary Hinds, Preston Pollock, Brent Squire, Artie Camisa, Kirk Boeger and Peter.

Hole Sponsors: A Love City Wedding, A St. John Friend, Andy and Joy Stillman, Angel Electric, Anne Marie Weddings, Bajo el Sol Gallery, Big Planet, Bill and Mary Kay Stoehr, Boyson Inc., Caravan Auto Parts, Caravan Gallery, Carefree Getaways and Quiet Mon Pub, Carlson Construction Co., Chelsea Drug Store, Christine and Tyler Wilkinson,  Connectoritas, Crazy Horse Ent., Cruz Bay Canines, Cruz Bay Family Practice, Cruz Bay Realty Inc., Dave Dostall and Trisha Capuano, Debbie and Donald Schnell, Don and Katie Porter, Duffy’s Love Shack, Ernest and Donna Matthias, Friends from the Virgin Islands On Line Forum, Garden by the Sea, Glenda and Harvey Werbel, Goodwin Electric, Great Dane Inc., Hilarie and Jason Oliver, Hinton and Boeger Real Estate, Island Getaways Inc., Jerry and Kelly Morris, Joan Bermingham, JoAnn Brand, JoAnne and Ron Keele, Joe’s Rum Hut, John and Liz Ford, Kaleidoscope Video, Lani Clark, Maho Bay Camps, Marilee and Steve Warfield, Martha Kennedy, Marty Beechler, Michael Mozzetta, Mike Gillfillan, Mongoose Junction, Pat and Ronnie Lee, Peggy Sloan, Pond Bay, R & I Patton, Ronnie’s Pizza, S & P Seafood, Scandic Executive Services, Sherri Draper and Will Ferry, St. John Board of Realtors, St. John Dental, St. John Hardware, St. John Land Sharks, St. John Properties, Steve Roberts, Sugar Bird St. John, Tammy Pollock, Tom and Mary Anne Campbell, Vacation Vistas, Vicky Uzzell, Vito Adragna, Wharton Smith Inc., Whitney Warfield and Jack Harris, and Woody’s Seafood Saloon.   

Raffle prize donors: Body & Soul, Sand Castle Resort, Garden by the Sea, Sadie Sea, La Tapa, Alfredo’s Landscaping, Gone Ketchin’, Julie Culver, Mixed Bag Sportfishing, Mahogany Run, Lady Lyndsey, Laura Hollander, Christine Chapman, Pampered Pause Salon, Best of Both Worlds, Deli Grotto, A Love City Wedding, Bougainvillea, St. John Spice, Joe’s Rum Hut, Captain’s Cabin, Bringin’ the Fun, Cristina Kessler, and Tammy and Preston Pollock.  

Special thanks to: Pond Bay, Bellows Int’l, Caneel Bay, Cooper Waste Management, Joe’s Rum Hut, La Tapa, Lime Inn, Maho Bay Camps, Merchants Market, Morgan’s Mango, Paul Pono, Portico, Premier Wines, Quality Foods, Skinny Legs, St. John Ice Co., St. John Rescue, Starfish Market, Storage on Site, Sundog Café, West Indies, Westin Resort, and Woody’s.  

If you thought the event was fun…you should see the photos! Thanks to Bill Stelzer, Moriah Love and others, we will be showing a slideshow of the event at Ocean Grill Sunday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m.

The Tahiti Open Planning Committee