CD/NLA Show DC
Sunday, October 02, 2022

NELA L to R: CD/NLA Show pass winner Alicia Hayes of American Classic Limousine, CD President Chris Weiss, and CD half-page ad winner Lynda Saitta of Momentum Drives NELA L to R: Nick Boccio of Buffalo Limousine, Chris Weiss of Chauffeur Driven, and Peter Simmons and Carey Callahan of A2B Transportation

One, two, three, FORE! On August 9, golfers and guests came from all over the country for a day of friendly competition and industry togetherness for the New England Livery Association (NELA) annual golf tournament/dinner at Marlborough Country Club in Marlborough, Mass. Among the attendees was CD President Chris Weiss, as Chauffeur Driven served as the event’s dinner sponsor.

More than 60 golfers and guests from around the country were in attendance, marking a successful return of the event after a two-year break. Dozens of sponsors and volunteers stepped up to make sure the event ran without a hitch, including Diamond Sponsor Dolphin Transportation Specialists. Special recognition goes to the NELA Golf Committee: Tina Benson of L.A. Limousine Service, Brittni Bogar of All Points Limousine, Joe Cardillo of AOT Global, Steve Crispo of Research Underwriters, Alicia Hayes of American Classic Limousine, Terry Murtaugh of United Private Car, Joe Puleo of Dav El/BostonCoach, and NELA Executive Director Rick Szilagyi of Lexian Management.

NELA Tournament Third Place winners (L to R): Chris Weiss of Chauffeur Driven, Peter Simmons of A2B Transportation, and Nick Boccio of Buffalo Limousine NELA The team from American Classic Limousine

Once the golf tournament was over and everyone was sitting down to the evening’s lavish dinner, the winning foursomes were announced, along with individual achievement prizes. 

• First Place: L.A. Limousine (Justin Benson, Colin Pratt, Brian Nowak, and Nick Nowak)
• Second Place: Accent Limousine (Rick Nashawaty, Tony Petone, Nick Valorie, and Mike Prefontaine)
• Third Place: Chris Weiss of Chauffeur Driven, Nick Boccio of Buffalo Limousine, and Peter Simmons and Carey Callahan of A2B Transportation
• Shortest Drive: Peggy and Peter Allen of Adventure Limousine
• Longest Drive (Women): Jackie Allen of Adventure Limousine
• Longest Drive (Men): Nick Nowak of L.A. Limousine
• Closest to the Pin: Nick Martunas of All Points Limousine
• Orange Ball: Tom Arrighi of A&A Metro
NELA NELA Executive Director Rick Szilagyi of Lexian Management NELA L.A. Limousine took First Place for the third consecutive tournament

The winning streak continued when the day’s haul of prizes was raffled off, which included Alicia Hayes of American Classic Limousine winning a pass to the CD/NLA Show in National Harbor this November 13-16, as well as Lynda Saitta of Momentum Drives winning a half-page ad in a future issue of CD.

Visit nelivery.org for more information.

[08.16.22]