BBBS to host Celebrity Golf Classic July 26

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Blair County and Pepsi have teamed up again this year to host the seventh Annual Big Brother Big Sister – Pepsi Celebrity Golf Classic, on Monday, July 26, at the Scotch Valley Country Club, Hollidaysburg.
Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and a lunch buffet will begin at 11 a.m. The day’s events will kick off with a putting contest, sponsored by Furrer Beverage. Each individual will have the chance to win an opportunity to golf with the tournament’s celebrities, Jerry Sandusky, former Nittany Lion Defensive Coordinator and Armon Gilliam, PSU/Altoona’s basketball coach and former Utah Jazz player.
The tournament will begin at noon. It is open to all levels of golfers, both men and women. Prizes will be awarded for various skill shots, including a hole in one contest on every par three. Prizes include a golf vacation package at Hilton Head Island Resort, sponsored by Preferred Plumbing, Heating and Cooling by McCarl’s and an automobile sponsored by Fiore Pontiac GMC and Leonard S. Fiore, Inc. The top ten finalist from the events will have a chance to win $10,000, with a chip shot contest following the outing.
A donation of $150 per golfer or $600 per foursome is requested. Individuals or businesses may purchase a gold, silver or bronze sponsor package. Also, for a donation of $100 you can display your business’s name on one of the tee or green signs. A cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception will be held at the Allegro at Scotch Valley following the tournament. Tickets for the evening’s Fiore Pontiac GMC/Leonard S. Fiore, Inc. reception and drawing are also available for non-golfers.
For more information on this year’s events, contact Big Brothers Big Sisters at 944-6129 or via e-mail at All proceeds from this year’s event stay in Blair County to assist the local program and over 200 children involved with the agency.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a United Way member agency.