Annual event benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters program ROARING SPRING Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County will host their 15th annual Sheetz Pepsi Golf Classic on Monday at Iron Masters Country Club.
Registration begins at 11 a.m. Every golfer will have the chance to win great prizes while supporting a quality program that selects and trains mentors to support youth and their families in Blair County.
The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at noon. It is open to all levels of golfers, both men and women. Foursomes will enjoy lunch, dinner and an awards presentation. Prizes will be awarded for various skill shots, with additional games, such as "Dig for the Diamond" featuring a $2,500 diamond ring sponsored by Dorman's Jewelry.
Numerous “Littles” from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County are shown on July 11 at BBBS Annual Lakemont Park Day. Littles, Bigs, agency volunteers, staff and family members enjoyed a picnic of Sheetz hot dogs and Pepsi products. These “Littles” want community businesses and individuals to participate in the 15th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Sheetz Pepsi Golf Classic on Monday to help support mentoring in Blair County.
Gold sponsorships are available at $1,000 and silver sponsorships at $500. Individual golfers are also encouraged to participate. Businesses and individuals interested in purchasing a sponsorship or prominently displaying their businesses' name on one of the tee or green signs for a donation of $150 need to contact the agency.
L.S. Fiore and New Enterprise Stone &?Lime Co. have teamed up to sponsor a $1,000 drawing. Tickets are $25 and are available at Giant Eagle Altoona until Sunday. The $1,000 drawing will take place during the awards dinner immediately following the tournament. Ticket holders need not be present to win. For more information on this year's golf classic, dinner and drawing, contact Big Brothers Big Sisters at 944-6129 or Blairbbbs@
All proceeds from this year's event stay in Blair County to assist the local program in their work with the children, primarily from single-parent families, involved with the agency, by providing one-to-one mentoring programs, additional services and positive activities for children and youth.