Aaron Dollenmeyer and John Shields (Long-Lok Fasteners), Brett Brown (WireTech), and Mike Weishaar (Parker Fasteners) partnered to win first-place honors at the Mel Kirsner Memorial Golf Outing, held Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Westridge Golf Club in La Habra, California.

Second place honors went to Skip English (All-Spec Fasteners), Dave Kujanek and Mark Jojola (Vertex Distribution), and Jim Moir (Pencom).

The third place team was Mike Glynn (WCL Company) and Nick Grana plus Frank Grana (Pentrate Metal Processing).

Because of our generous sponsors there were many contest holes at the outing.

  • N-D Industries sponsored a straight drive contest on hole 1.
  • Brighton-Best International sponsored a straight drive contest on hole 17.
  • WCL Company sponsored a closest to the pin contest on hole 3, which was won by Brett Brown (WireTech).
  • Pentrate Metal Processing sponsored a closest to the pin contest on hole 7, which was won by Cliff Carter (B&B Specialties).
  • International Fastener Expo sponsored a closest to the pin contest on hole 11, which was won by Brent Thalasinos (T&T Enterprises).
  • Pell Mell Supply sponsored a closest to the pin contest on hole 15, which was won by Skip English (All-Spec Fasteners).
  • Superior Washer & Gasket sponsored a long drive contest on hole 9.
  • Long-Lok Fasteners sponsored a long drive contest on hole 18, which was won by Andrew White (Copper State Bolt & Nut).
  • T&T Enterprises sponsored a longest putt contest on hole 4, which was won by Andrew White (Copper State Bolt &Nut).

Pac-West thanks all our golf outing sponsors for their generous support:

  • ND Industries (Platinum Partner)
  • Brighton-Best International (Platinum Partner)
  • WCL Company (Silver Partner)
  • Distribution One (Bronze Partner)
  • International Fastener Expo
  • Long-Lok Fasteners
  • Pell Mell Supply
  • Pentrate Metal Processing
  • Superior Washer & Gasket
  • T&T Enterprises
  • Star Stainless Screw (Gold Partner)
  • Kanebridge Corp. (Silver Partner)
  • Lindstrom/Stelfast (Bronze Partner)
  • Fully Threaded Radio
  • Pacific Warehouse Sales
  • Vertex Distribution

Special thanks go to:

  • INxSQL Software (Bronze Partner) for donating golf balls
  • WTC Services for donating golf towels

Raffle prizes were donated by:

  • Distribution One
  • Endries International
  • Fully Threaded Radio
  • Long-Lok
  • IQ Nut and Bolt
  • Star Stainless Screw
  • Parker Fasteners
  • Pentrate Metal Processing
  • Richard Manno Company

This event was a fundraiser for TERi Campus of Life, whose mission is to change the way the world views and helps children and adults touched by special needs.

As an integral part of the fastener community during his life, Mel Kirsner earned the respect and admiration of everyone involved with fasteners. Mel started in the industry in 1958 and was also a founding member of the Western Association of Fastener Distributors.

Photos from the event can be viewed here.

For more information regarding the Pacific-West Fastener Association and its activities, contact Vickie Lester, CAE, executive director, 3020 Old Ranch Parkway #300, Seal Beach, CA 90740, telephone 562-799-5509, e-mail [email protected]