2017 Greater Cincinnati Regional NFFF Golf Outing

The 9th Annual Greater Cincinnati Regional National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Golf Tournament was held on Friday, June 9th 2017 at Rising Star Casino and Resort in beautiful Rising Sun, Indiana. To view all photos from the event please click on the following link:


The Greater Cincinnati Regional NFFF golf tournament has been able to raise over $106,000.00 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation since our first tournament nine years ago. The 2017 event was attended by 280 golfers and 40 volunteers. 2017 totals are still being calculated, we will post them soon.

We wish to extend our thanks and gratitude to the Armstrong, Schira, Zang, Motavon, Gordon and Wolterman families and friends for their hard work and continued support. Please take a minute to thank them for their loved one’s ultimate sacrifice.

Each player received one dozen golf balls thanks to Golfdiscountdirect.com. The Gold Star served Cheese Coney’s, 1-800 Board-Up/Teasdale Fenton was our title sponsor for the Ninth consecutive year! Our thanks to Dan, Chip and his tremendous staff; we could not do this without them.

Hole-in-one prizes were sponsored by LaRosa’s Pizzas for the ninth consecutive year. Rusty Feth made the arrangements with Harley of Cincinnati for the grand prize. “Uncle” Bob Luchsinger from Walt Sweeny Ford added an additional $1000.00 prize to hole number 9 Thanks “Uncle” Bob!

Anyone who hit the green on number six was rewarded with a Cincigolf.com coupon book. Our thanks to Matt and Mark from Cincigolf.com for their continued support!

Rising Sun Volunteer Fire Department set up their ladder truck with a giant American flag and provided the necessary staff and support for a visit by UC Air Care.

Heather from Brock Restoration provided the cart sponsorship made sure everyone on the ninth tee had a great time as always! Beverages were courtesy of Colerain Twp. IAFF local 3915 and Monarch Distributing who kindly donated a quantity of “Miller Lite” and Coors.

859 Board Up and Leah set up one the third tee and provided an additional cart sponsorship.

Auction and raffle prizes were provided by too many organizations and individuals to name. A few of note are Klei Mowers, California Casualty, Health Care Training Solutions, Kemba Credit Union, Sam Adams Beer, Harley Davidson of Cincinnati and many more. Please see the sponsor page for a complete list.

Heidelberg Distributing, in addition to numerous prizes and auction items also provided the “Major Awards” prizes. Very special thanks to Bobby Coorey.

Another special thanks to Deana and all the behind the scenes staff and volunteers who have spent countless hours obtaining sponsorships, prizes and auction items. Without your hard work and dedication, this event could never happen.

Thanks to Rising Star Casino and Resort, JP and his staff at The Links golf course and Jackie McAlister from group sales without whom we could not make this work.

We hope everyone had a great time and we would like to thank our sponsors at all levels for supporting such a worthy cause.