The 9th Annual Greater Cincinnati Regional National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Golf Tournament

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 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 coupon book. Our thanks to Matt and Mark from 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.

Remembering the Fallen an Event to Support the National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the inaugural fundraising event for Remembering the Fallen an Event to Support the National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation. This event, which will take place at TOPGOLF in West Chester Township, OH on 17 October 2017, will be the first annual event in support of the NFFF. The event is scheduled on October 17th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

There are many sponsorship opportunities ranging from a Bay Sponsor at $100.00 to our premier tier Chief Sponsorship valued at $5,000.00. Other sponsorship packages include the Asst. Chief, Captain, and Lieutenant tiers. We also offer the opportunity to be a food, beer or game sponsor. Detailed information on becoming a valuable sponsorship partner in support of the Remembering the Fallen event can be found at the following link:, or by contacting me at the cell number listed below.

This exciting occasion is open to Golfers and Non-Golfers. The cost for Golfers is $50.00 per person and for Non-Golfers is $35.00 per person.

Over the past 30 years, there have been 20 fire-related firefighter deaths in the Tri-State area. Sadly, we have also lost many other brothers and sisters throughout the mid-west region and the nation. This not only fuels our determination to succeed but sparks an even greater need for your support.

The NFFF is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization (ID 52-1832634) whose mission is to "Honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes and to provide resources to assist their survivors in rebuilding their lives.” The Foundation provides survivor assistance with Federal and State benefits coordination, Survivor Scholarship programs and the Annual Family Memorial Weekend each October. We encourage you to learn more about the foundation at

Any assistance you may be able to offer our fundraising efforts are greatly appreciated.

Warm Regards,

Chip Terry, MS-ELOC
Director of Personnel and Organization Development
Teasdale Fenton Property Restoration
Asst. Chief, (Retired)
Covington Fire Department

If you have received this e-mail newsletter it is because someone you know or have been associated with believes you may be interested in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and their programs. Newsletters will be sent several times throughout the year and more frequently as the June golf outing approaches. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter please follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of this page. Once again, Thank You for your support and see you next year!