For the second year, we will be handing out the Tom Borrelli Memorial Award to the top boys lacrosse player in Western New York.
A major fund raiser for the a scholarship fund we are building will be the second Tom Borrelli Memorial Award Golf Tournament on Friday, July 16 at Holland Hills.
Last year's event was a big hit and a great time. We're looking forward to seeing many familiar faces. If you competed last year, email me as soon as possible if you plan on playing again.
Spots are filling up so act fast. Here are the details:
It is a 9 a.m. shotgun scramble. The cost is $100 per golfer. Price includes golf, cart, lunch at the turn, chicken-and-ribs dinner, open bar and another chance to hear Jerry Sullivan lie about how well he played. There will be prizes, auctions, raffles and drawings. Golfers who want to play with Sullivan or other News staffers can do so at a higher cost. There is limited space for dinner-only guests at a cost of $25.
To register, mail a check payable to the Tom Borrelli Memorial Award and Scholarship Fund, along with the names of golfers, dinner guests and a phone number to: Tom Borrelli Memorial Award, c/o Sports Department, The Buffalo News, Box 100, One News Plaza, Buffalo, 14240.
** Can't play but still like to donate? Send contributions directly to: Tom Borrelli Memorial Award, c/o Community Fundation for Greater Buffalo, 712 Main St., Buffalo, 14202-1720
**We are also seeking donations from local businesses -- items which can be auctioned off or which can be given out as prizes (such as gift certificates), we are selling hole and green sponsorships, Businesses interested in donating can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We have a tax identification number we will provide to donors.
Thanks very much for any generous donations and please spread the word.
Details are coming soon regarding a fund-raising raffle.