Make plans for Lions Club’s annual Fred Soliani Memorial Golf Tournament

The Bristol Lions Club is holding its 13th Annual Fred Soliani Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament takes place on Thursday, June 26 at Chippanee Golf Club in Bristol. The tournament is a scramble format with men’s, women’s, and mixed foursomes. The cost of $155 per golfer includes: continental breakfast, hot dogs / hamburgers “At the TURN,” free beer, soda, water on the course all day, putting contest, glass break contest, buffet dinner after the tournament, greens fees, and cart.
For more information, contact Jerry Lefevre at (860) 583-6985,, or Bill Waseleski at (860) 212-2636,
Numerous prizes will be awarded at the tournament: Closest to the Pin (two prizes per hole), Lowest Team Gross (first and second places), Putting Contest, Break the Glass Contest, Fantastic Raffle Prizes, 50/50 chances on all Par 3 holes, plus Hole-in-One Prizes on all Par 3s sponsored by Terryville Chevrolet, LLC (Grand Prize – $25,000 Chevrolet).
Proceeds from the Fred Soliani Memorial Golf Tournament funds scholarships in Soliani’s memory and the Bristol Lions Club’s initiative with Bristol Hospital to help the visually impaired – Bristol Lions Club / Bristol Hospital Mickey Nestico Low Vision Center.
This year proceeds will also support a new Lions project: Shepard Meadow Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. Its mission is to improve the lives of children and adults living with physical, cognitive and emotional challenges by providing the highest quality of professional equine assisted activities. Some of the challenges their participants face are ADD, Apraxia, Autism, Asperger, Cerebral Palsy, stroke, depression, PTSD, etc. They have recently started a new program for veterans – “Horses for Heroes”. For more about Shepard Meadows visit its website at
All forms for the golf tournament can be downloaded from the Bristol Lions Club website:
Even if you are not a golfer you can support the Lions’ efforts to help those in need in the Bristol / Forestville communities by making a tax deductible donation to Bristol Lions Charities and mail your donation to: Bristol Lions Club, C/O Jerry Lefevre, 249 Aldbourne Drive, Bristol, CT 06010.