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Golf competitions help raise money for area organizations

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Somerset County hosts golf tournaments during the summer to raise money for various charities. Here are some:

Shanksville VFDThe Shanksville Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual golf outing May 18 at Northwinds Peninsula Golf Club, the first golf course designed by Arnold Palmer, 1772 Peninsula Drive, Central City. Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. and lunch in the clubhouse. Receive the form to register your team or sponsor a hole @svfd627. There are four hole-in-one challenges, including a $10,000 cash prize sponsored by BJ Maurer Ford. Other award sponsors include Ridge Recycling, Hollern Insurance, Brantview Maple and Tri-Star Motors.

Pitt-Johnstown Alumni AssociationSupport Pitt-Johnstown and its alumni association by participating in the Alumni Golf Classic May 31 at Windber Country Club. The Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association supports a variety of programs and activities, including alumni and student awards, scholarships and networking events, and professional development opportunities for both students and alumni. Scholarships have been established to support tuition costs for students who excel academically, demonstrate dedication to Pitt-Johnstown and dedicate time to community service.https://www.johnstown.pitt.edu/alumnigolf

47th Annual Nellie King Golf ClassicThe 47th annual Nellie King Golf Classic takes place June 3 at Sewickley Heights Golf Club, 126 Backbone Road, Sewickley Heights. Registration 11am to 12pm Lunch 12pm to 1pm 18 Hole Shotgun 1pm to 4pm Hole competitions available. Reception with buffet dinner at 5:30 PM. Proceeds will go to the Mike Hepler Scholarship fund to ensure that every child has access to Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania programming, no matter what. Mike Hepler was a part of Boys & Girls Clubs for more than 50 years, including the last 35 years as president and CEO. Thanks to last year’s event, almost 100 children became Club Kid. 412-782-5710. [email protected]

Boy Scouts of America Laurel Highlands CouncilAll-American Golf Classic, June 8 at noon at Highlands Golf Club, Seven Springs Course. Supports two impactful organizations: The Boy Scouts of America, Laurel Highlands Council and The Remember Me Rose Garden. Lunch and refreshments during the course, prizes, silent auction and closing reception planned. To register a foursome, go to lhcscouting.org/special-events.

Titan’s Watch FoundationK9 Titan’s Watch Foundation, a new nonprofit organization committed to honoring the legacy of K9 Officer Titan and providing vital support to current and retired Cambria County K9 officers, will host the fourth annual K9 Watch Foundation on August 12 police tournament are held at Windber Country Club.

K9 Titan’s Watch Foundation is named in memory of Officer Titan, who died in the line of duty. K9 Titan’s Watch Foundation is expanding its benefits throughout Cambria County, providing critical assistance to K9 units operating throughout the region, ensuring that every brave and dedicated K9 officer receives the support they need and to deserve. The foundation is committed to providing financial support for critical equipment, medical care, training and retirement support to ensure Cambria County K9s receive care and resources. www.titanswatch.org