The 3rd annual “Clubs for Kids” Golf Classic to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley will be held Friday, August 2 at The Youngstown Country Club.
Registration and lunch will begin at 11 a.m. and the golf tournament will begin at noon. The event will conclude with a cocktail reception, dinner, presentation of prizes and a silent auction. A limited number of team sponsorships and reception-only tickets are available.
Prior to the adult event, a youth clinic, sponsored by the Tod Family Foundation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The youth clinic will feature three stations for young golfers in three age groups: 6 – 8 years, 9 – 11 years, and 12 – 14 years. It will include an observation station focusing on grip, stance, posture and alignment; a hands-on chipping and pitching instruction station and a putting contest. The Clubs for Kids Youth Clinic will conclude with lunch and each young golfer will receive a goodie bag and prizes. Cost for the clinic is $10 per participant.
Event sponsors include Tod Family Foundation, Youth Clinic Sponsor; Farmers National Bank, Farmers Trust and the Jane F. Lamb Foundation, cocktail reception sponsors; the W.E. Bliss Foundation, dinner sponsor; Huntington Bank, corporate sponsor; Philip H. Maynard, corporate sponsor; Bob & Chuck Eddy Chrysler Dodge Jeep, lunch sponsor; Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, lunch sponsor; and First Place Bank, Gasser Chair, Dr. Elena Rossi, Charlotte Gelhaar, Hanger Clinic, Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., Attorney James Gentile; Brouse McDowell; Olsavsky Jaminet Architects, Inc.; WKBN Television; Zachary & Zoe Simon; Northside Medical Center; the Nicky Necastro Cancer Fund; Tech Tool Akron and Strollo Architects, team sponsors.
The “Clubs for Kids” Golf Classic committee includes Reid and Judy Schmutz and David Tod II, honorary chairs; along with Dr. John Babyak, Carole Bertolini, Cathy Campana,, Betty Cmil, Julie Costas, Roseann Cullen, Georgia D’Andrea, Heather Davis, Carole Ann Drick, Dr. Robert Gerberry, Ray Jaminet, Gayle Kelly, Margaret Nigro, Raquel Pacheco, Dina Petracci, Dr. David Ritchie, Sperry Rongone, Dr. Elena Rossi, Debbie Shattuck, Lois Smith, Norma Smith, Joe Staffeld, Gregg Strollo, Cheryl Tarantino and Pattie Welsh, and staff members JoAnn Stock and Allison Engstrom.
Call 330.746.9122 or visit www.akronchildrens.org/clubsforkids for registration and additional information.
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