First Mates Club

DownsLYCGearThe First Mates Club operates as an auxiliary to the club and at the beginning of each year appoints a Chairperson of the First Mates Club.

Dawn Downs is Chairperson for 2017,  (716) 417-4685

The mission of the First Mates Club is to organize fund-raisers that are held during the many club events throughout the year.

The first mates meet on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00pm to organize and plan fundraising events.

The funds raised are used to add speciality items to the club to make to the members experience more enjoyable.




Recent items purchased by the First Mates include:

1. Propane grill on the Pavilion
2. Money towards remodeling the River Room
3. The valances in the River Room
4. The fireplace in the River Room
5. Remodeling the ladies restroom
6. Outdoor Fire Pit at end of Pavilion
7. Remolded the ladies upstairs bathroom
8. Remolded the board room
9. Converted the kids room into the First Mates Office
10. Remolded Chef Dan’s Office