More than 140 parks and recreation professionals and supporters from across Ohio gathered at Blacklick Woods Metro Golf Course in suburban Columbus on September 7 for the annual OPRA Foundation Golf Outing. Attendees raised nearly $10,000 for the OPRA Foundation, supporting the efforts of the Foundation in student and professional scholarships, research and program development grants.
The following teams and individuals took home prizes.
1st Place Team Jim Hoolihan, John Noble, Sam Dittoe, Rod Hoskins
2nd Place Team Jeff Barr, Mike Musser, Eric Hinkle, Joe Hebdo
3rd Place Team Mark Hesse, Mark Hesse Sr, Mark Rohr, Gary Hesse
Longest Drive Joe Hebdo, Amanda Morris
Closest to the Pin Josh Nicely, Molly Cornwell
Longest Putt Jim Gigandet, Amy Van Huffel
Poker Hole Andy Wildman
OPRA Foundation wishes to thank signature sponsor Playworld Midstates and the following sponsors and donors:
|Burnham & Flower Insurance Group|
City of Gahanna
|Musco Sports Lighting|
Norwalk Concrete Industries
Money raised from the event will support the work of the OPRA Foundation, including providing scholarships to parks and recreation students and conducting research to benefit the profession. For more information about the OPRA Foundation, or to make a donation, call the OPRA at (614) 895-2222.