Nathan George Memorial Coed Softball Classic set

The Nathan George Foundation, Inc. will be hosting The 5th Annual Nathan George Memorial Coed Softball Classic on Saturday, Aug. 10th at Promenschenkel Stadium, School No. 7 and Koch’s softball fields in Dunkirk beginning at 8 a.m.

Teams will compete for the championship title with cash prizes to the top two teams. Each team is guaranteed at least two games. Team slots are still available. Players must be over the age of 16 to participate.

The tournament will feature music by DJ Don Gould, prize raffles, 50/50 drawings, appearances by the Buffalo Jills and Dan Palmer from WDOE.

The Kids Korner, sponsored by Pride and Joy Child Care (NYS licensed day-care facility located in Fredonia), will also be available. This service is free of charge to parents while they participate in the tournament. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with crafts, games, pinatas, sand tables and more. All activities will be supervised by certified first aid, CPR and AED staff members. Children of non-players are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

Food and beverages will be provided by Don Bennice, Rinconcitto Criollo, Coughlan’s Pub and a chicken BBQ by Mike Porpiglia. An awards celebration and after party will take place at Rookies On The Lake immediately following the tournament.

On Friday, Aug. 9th, a Pig Roast, sponsored by Beaver Tail Catering and Chinese Auction will be held at the Fredonia Beaver Club. The dinner and auction will begin at 4:00 p.m. with live music by The Porcelain Busdrivers starting at 8 p.m. and live broadcast with Mark James and 96 KIX.

All proceeds will benefit The Nathan George Foundation, Inc., which supports youth sports programs in need and awards annual scholarships to local high school athletes.

Registration forms and schedule of the events can be found at www.thenathangeorgefoundation.com. For more information, contact Sandy George at sandy.george@thenathangeorgefoundation.com, or Michael Cerrie at michael.robert.cerrie@hotmail.com

Interested sponsors or volunteers can email donations@thenathangeorgefoundation.com. Donations can be made payable to The Nathan George Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 1315, Dunkirk, NY 14048.