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Pictured left, Daniel Reininga, President and CEO of Lake Shore Savings Bank, presents a check to Gregg Bender, President Emeritus of the TRC Golf Classic, and Chris Anderson, President of the TRC Golf Classic. Also pictured is Kelly Dimitri, CFO of the Resource Center; and Adam Dimitri, vice president, regional sales manager at Lake Shore Savings.

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company of Lake Shore Savings Bank, has renewed an agreement for Lake Shore Savings to be the presenting sponsor of the TRC Golf Classic for three years.

The TRC Golf Classic is the premier annual fundraising event for Filling the Gap Inc., a Jamestown-based non-profit organization that works with The Resource Center to support people with disabilities and other socio-economic challenges in Chautauqua County.

Lake Shore Savings has sponsored the TRC Golf Classic every year since the tournament began in 1997, and since 2012 has been the presenting sponsor of the event. One of Southwest New York’s most successful charity one-day golf tournaments, the TRC Golf Classic has grossed over $ 1.6 million since its debut in 1997.

“The Lake Shore Savings Bank has been proud to support the Resource Center for 25 years. “ said Daniel P. Reininga, President and CEO. “Their individualized support services, including residential services, education and training opportunities, clinical services, including primary care, dental, podiatry, physical, speech and occupational therapy, a school clinic, health services mental health, employment services and community adjustment services benefit more than 8,000 people throughout Chautauqua County and make a significant difference in the lives of people with disabilities and other challenges. The valuable work of the Resource Center helps ensure that these people receive the support they need to achieve maximum independence while contributing to their community and experiencing growth and quality of life throughout their lives.

“We are proud to continue to support the continued efforts of such a vital organization in our community. “

“Everyone at the Resource Center and Filling the Gap is grateful to Lake Shore Savings for their commitment to continue as the presenting sponsor of the TRC Golf Classic,” said Denise Jones, Executive Director of the Resource Center. “We are counting on the generosity of our local business community to make our events a success. Lake Shore Savings has been one of our most generous business partners for the past quarter century. Their support allows us to fulfill our mission of helping people with disabilities live fulfilling lives.

“On behalf of the Resource Center and the TRC Golf Classic Steering Committee, we congratulate the Lake Shore Savings Bank for once again agreeing to be the Presenting Sponsor of the next three TRC Golf Classics. Lake Shore Savings has been a major sponsor of our event for 25 years. And, over the past ten years, as a presenting sponsor, they have contributed $ 150,000. Lake Shore’s motto is “Putting People First” and they have once again lived their mission as a wonderful community partner. We thank Dan Reininga and the Lake Shore Savings Bank Board of Directors for their generous commitment to the Resource Center and the people we serve, ” said Chris Anderson, President, and Gregg Bender, President Emeritus, TRC Golf Classic.

The 2021 TRC Golf Classic is scheduled for July 26 at Moon Brook Country Club in Jamestown. For more information or to sponsor, please visit

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