from left:  Toby Oriolo, Butch Bianchini,Frank Barbetta, Larry Daniels, Jr.
BAAA is Keeping It Local….. AND On Course!
by Cate Murway

A legacy of Achievement….A Commitment to the Future

The Bristol Alumni & Athletic Association has donated more than $76,000 to deserving students for Bristol High School athletic and academic scholarships since its inception in 2004.

You are cordially invited to reserve your place at the beautifully landscaped “Best of Bucks- Best Golf Course & Pro Shop” for the Bristol Alumni & Athletic Association’s 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic. The Spring Mill Country Club is nestled amidst the manicured gardens and lush greens in historic Ivyland, on Jacksonville Road.
Hope to see you at the finest golfing and dining facilities on Monday, September 16, 2013.
Spring Mill has hosted many golf championships over the years.
Expect a fun challenge. You will find consistent greens, tight fairways, and strategically placed hazards providing a true test of golf.

Registration 11:00 AM, Lunch 11:30 AM and Shotgun Start tee time is 1:00 PM. Dinner 7:00 PM.
All proceeds benefit the Bristol High School Scholarship fund and other youth groups in historic Bristol on the Delaware in the form of scholarships, and athletic and academic support. The BAAA has also committed to approximately $32,000 within the next three years in support of education.
The 2013 approved Academic Grants include monies for the “Writers Voice Project”, Elementary Math Nights, classroom technology, Reading Terminal Market Exploration, and the Washington D.C. Senior trip.

Funds are primarily raised through the golf outings, the membership dues of $10 per year from the approximately 145 members, and donations from committed and concerned friends.
This is your chance to help change someone's life and help educate tomorrow’s leaders.

David L. Hertzler was the Principal and Warren P. Snyder was the Superintendent when the BHS graduates who are coordinating this 10th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic were students.
These men are always passionate about supporting the local youth.
Football/baseball/basketball/track athlete, Dominick “Toby” Oriolo, BHS ’45, the recording secretary was dubbed, “A good pal, who’s full of fun, popular and well liked by everyone” in his yearbook.
Football/baseball athlete, [Melvin] James (uses “Larry” or “Ding”) Daniels, Jr. BHS ’57, earned “This guy is really the best. Ding is noted for his jest” in his edition of Les Memoirs.
Ding and his son, Dr. [Melvin] James Daniels III, DMD, BHS ’80, at this point, are the sole father/son participant team.

The BAAA is a 501(c) 3. Itemized donation deductions may be of benefit at income tax time.
Company and personal sponsorships are still available.
Support as a $500.00 Principal Title Sponsor entitles your company name to be displayed on all literature and signage throughout the golf course and in the dining facilities. The Title Sponsor will also receive front page acknowledgements on the day’s schedule brochure. A Flag sponsorship is $200.00.  Or companies can purchase a sign with their logo and contact information that will be placed on the tee of one of the holes for $100.00.
Donations from local businesses of products, services, or gift certificates are greatly appreciated.


Registration for the Golf Classic is only $160.00 per person and that includes a deluxe buffet luncheon, driving range facilities and eighteen holes of golf on fine fairways and groomed greens with cart, a 4-station, full course buffet dinner, and a non-alcoholic hospitality cart on the course.
There are contests, prizes and raffles and the Spring Mill Country Club has benevolently donated a Foursome for a door prize.
A special registration fee of just $40.00 is offered for those guests who wish to attend and watch, and not participate in the golf games.

You are invited to join in their efforts to help the Bristol youth by becoming a member of the organization, participating in the golf outing or by making a donation.
Your gift can help support academic projects, fueling excellence at BHS and developing the next generation of leaders, and make scholarships accessible for more of the talented and hard-working students.

Last year’s “Athletes of the Year”, Sean Coughlin and Jailyn Bryant, also the “Courier-Kiwanis Scholar-Athlete” award recipients, received $1500.00 each from the BAAA.
Sean Henry Coughlin, BHS ’13 is an accomplished three-sport athlete, captain of all three sports, and a high achieving student, bringing his hard work, teamwork, and dedication to the table.
Jailyn Keyoná Bryant, BHS ’13 is an all around athlete, competent, capable, and compassionate and a dedicated, quiet leader who was a role model for others.]

BAAA President Emeritus/ one of the first BHS Hall of Fame inductees, Robert Nicholas Liberatore, Sr., BHS ’57; BAAA secretary Frank Albin Barbetta, BHS ’50; and James Marvin Sottile, Sr., BHS ’49 are the founding members.
Football/wrestling/ track athlete, Dr. Raymond Benjamin Naylor, Sr., BHS ‘57 is the current BAAA President; Frank Barbetta is the secretary; and Ronald Harry "Ron" Sherratt is the treasurer.



Originally membership was limited to only BHS alumni,
but the group is open now and the BAAA welcomes
new members to their meetings
at Bristol High School on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month.

Contact Toby Oriolo 215.788.1343 doriolo@yahoo.com
or Ding Daniels 215.788.0918
Anyone wishing to donate monies
toward The BAAA annual scholarships can forward a check to:
Bristol Alumni Athletic Association
Box 31
Bristol, PA  19007

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