Golf Honoree: Frederic McCurdy
Mount Saint Mary College is proud to honor Fred McCurdy
posthumously as our golf honoree. Fred passed this past August and
was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. The always
cheerful Fred was dedicated to his family, business and community.
His beloved wife, Betsy was always there to support Fred in his
Together Fred and Betsy raised four successful children; Rick,
Bill, Bob and Nancy, who have blessed them with thirteen
Fred founded GTI Graphic Technology, Inc. in 1975 in Newburgh,
NY. Currently, GTI has 33 employees and ships products for quality
color viewing all over the world. Fred graduated with a degree in
civil engineering from Tufts College where he met his wife Betsy.
The young McCurdy family arrived in Newburgh in 1957 following
Fred’s stint as a navigator in the Air Force in Cape Cod, MA.
Fred, the amazing optimist had a passion for participating in
new endeavors and watching them thrive and grow, such as being a
founding member of the Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. His other
endeavors were President of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, a board
member of the Newburgh YWCA, a board member of the Holden Home, a
Newburgh Rotarian and a Trustee of Mount Saint Mary College.
Please join us in honoring this great man who did good things
because there were good things to do.
Tennis Honoree: Tim Tenney
As Tim likes to say, he was born and bred in the
Hudson Valley. His dad, Tom, purchased the Pepsi-Cola Newburgh
Bottling Company in 1946. Tim started working summers on the night
shift of the bottling line at 13 years of age. After high school,
he attended the University of Denver where he graduated in 1973.
Following graduation he became their Lacrosse Coach; a position he
held until 1976. He came home to the family business that year and
in 1983 became President. In 1989 he was named CEO.
He is married to Carolyn Clark Tenney and they have two
children, Grace (20) and Thomas (17).
Tim is on multiple boards including Marist College where he has
been serving since 1999. In his spare time he coaches junior high
lacrosse and lives for pond hockey.