Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament set for Aug. 6

Courtesy photo Planning for the 25th annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament are (from left): first row -- Steve Sheetz, Sheetz Corp.; Tim Balconi, UPMC Altoona Foundation; Meg Ritchey and Garren Burget, Special Olympics; Alauna Feathers, The Arc of Blair County; Sara Fiore-Gunnett, Leonard S. Fiore Inc.; and Geoff Alexander, Performance Roofing Associates; second row -- Ralph Smith and Lori Martin, Pittsburgh Brewing Co.; Darren Hritz and Greg Farabaugh, 84 Lumber; Eric Miller, The EADS Group and Golf Committee co-chair; Chris Kirwin, Reliance Bank; Doug Sloey, Encompass Health; and Brian Bell and Jessica Kitt, M&T Bank.

The Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club will celebrate its 25th annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament on Aug. 6 at Park Hills Country Club.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Special Olympics of Blair County, The Arc of Blair County and the Rotary Club of Altoona Sunrise Foundation.

Becky Sheetz was a strong advocate for people with disabilities until her untimely death from breast cancer at the age of 38. The Becky Sheetz Recreation Center was named in her honor and now houses The Arc of Blair County and serves individuals with developmental disabilities.

Special Olympics provides training and athletic competition in a variety of sports for children and adults with disabilities, while the mission of The Arc is to enhance the quality of life for children and adults and their families through education, advocacy, support and socialization.

The Rotary Club of Altoona Sunrise Foundation provides services and support to local and international communities.

Registration for this year’s tournament is $100 per golfer, which includes golf and lunch. Golfers have the option of teeing off at 8 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. A variety of awards will be up for grabs, and golfers have the chance to win some great prizes

The 25th annual Becky Sheetz Memorial Golf Tournament is being sponsored by many area businesses

Platinum sponsors are: Sheetz Corp., The Sheetz Family, Leonard S. Fiore Inc, Pepsi, 84 Lumber, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, M&T Bank and Performance Roofing.

Corporate sponsors are: Dr. David and Colleen Montrella, Bolger Brothers, FirstEnergy Foundation, Encompass Health, Lee Industries, Reliance Bank, UPMC Altoona Foundation, Nemacolin Woodland Resorts, and Pittsburgh Brewing.

Course sponsors are: Altoona Mirror, Altoona Pipe & Steel, ARC Federal Credit Union, The EADS Group, Kooman & Associates, Traficante Family Chiropractic, Wagner & Finn Attorneys and Ward Trucking.

Re/Max Results Realty Group will sponsor the putting contest. Blue Knob Auto will be offering a vehicle valued at $25,000.00 for a hole in one.

Pittsburgh Pirates Alumni attending will include Kent Tekulve and Ken Macha.

The Altoona Sunrise Rotary Club would like to thank all of these businesses and individuals for their support.

For golfer or sponsorship registration, call Eric Miller at 207-0919 or visit www.becky



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