Post 86 scramble a success

To the editor:

I would like to thank everyone involved in making our annual golf scramble a success. This year’s event was held July 23 at the Turkana Golf Course. Our event honors the memory of Ron “Mr. Food” Ferrell, who served as general manager of our American Legion Baseball team for many years and continues to be missed by all who knew him.

We wish to thank the staff at Turkana for hosting our event. And, a special thanks to Buzzy Kalivoda, the scramble committee, the cooks, bartenders, dinner servers and the Post 86 Women’s Auxiliary.

We would like to thank those individuals and businesses that sponsored our event, contributed monetarily or donated door prizes: Your generosity and support is greatly appreciated.

Sponsors include: Ball Corp., Calabrese Property Management, Cattrell Cos. Inc., Clarke Funeral Home, Rick Coil, Dallas Mobile Homes, Bert Engle, Foster Funeral Home, Iron City Distributing Co., in memory of Ken Miller, Dr. Greg McDonnell, Silver State Machine Co., Schrickel Health and Wellness Center, Dr. Jeffrey Starre, Dr. Glenn Swearingen, Sons of the American Legion, Trinity Medical Center West, Valley Converting and U.S. Bank.

The contributor list includes Anderson-Campbell Insurance Agency, Dave Board, Paul Ducin, Post 86 Firing Squad and Wintersville American Legion Post 557.

Door prize donors include Auto Zone – Wintersville, Appearances Hair and Nail Salon, B&W Repair, Baby Boyz BBQ, CarLaine’s Florist, Choice Brands of Ohio, DiCarlo’s Pizza, Domino’s Pizza, Downtown Bakery, Dove Restaurant, Flying B Golf Course, Frog’s Place, Gem City Pizza, Iggy’s Pizza, Margaret’s Cafe, Naples Steak and Spaghetti House, P&J’s Diner in Stratton, Perk’s Boutique and Gifts, Penny’s Place, Planet Fitness, Pytash Country Pride, Revival Hair and Make-up Studio, Riesbeck’s Food Markets, Sally’s Hallmark, Sheer Designs, Shooters Bar and Grill, Subway, Toronto Apothecary, Toronto Auto Parts, Toronto Dairy Isle, Toronto Lanes, Toronto Eagles, Turkana Golf Club, the Total Look, Vaughn’s Pub and Grill, Vocelli Pizza, Whitefront Cafe, YMCA Wellness Center, Dr. Thad and Stephanie Schrickel, Joe Keenan, Dave Board, Rachel Hoagland, Bill Hupp, Don Clarke, Jeff Foster, Jay Foster, Buzzy Kalivoda, Mike Biasi, Bob Price, Mike Swearingen, Art Myers and Ray Zorbini.

I want to thank all the golfers who participated in our tournament. I hope you all had fun. See you next year.

Gary Grimm


American Legion

Post 86, Toronto