Golf tournament raises funds for fire truck fund in Jim Thorpe
VICTOR IZZO/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
The Diligent Fire Company No. 3 of Jim Thorpe, in conjunction with Dom N Ali's Restaurant on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, held a benefit golf tournament at Mahoning Valley Country Club on July 17, with the help of 99 golfers and more than 70 sponsors and donations. The golf committee of Ed Lewis, Louis Hall, and Tom Kattner; along with the owners of Dom N Ali's Restaurant, Giuseppe and Michele Buzzetta, raised $7,500 which will be donated to the fire truck fund for the recently acquired 2010 KME Custom Pumper at a price of $448,000. Holding the check for the raised funds are, Giuseppe Buzzetta (left) and Kevin McArdle, Captain Diligent Fire Co.; while looking on in the rear are, left to right, Ed Lewis, vice president Diligent Fire Co. and golf committee; Tom Kattner, golf committee; Vince Yaich, firefighter Diligent Fire Co.; Louis Hall, Golf Committee; and Bruce Solomon, Chief Engineer Diligent Fire Co. Missing from photo : Michele Buzzetta.