PBA and Senior Softball League Face Off for Charity

Members of Franklin PBA Loca 154 and the five teams of the Senior Softball League faced off in Inman Park Sept. 15 for a charity game benefiting the Franklin Township Food Bank.

The PBA team repeated its winning ways from last year, besting the seniors by a score of 21-6.

After the game, both sides and their supporters sat down too a barbecue, the food for which was donated by Franklin Township Stop & Shops.

Both teams donated a turkey to the food bank; the $5 suggested donation for spectators was also earmarked for seasonal turkey purchases for the food bank, said food bank spokeswoman Nancy LaCorte.

The Senior teams playing in the game were the Piazza Orsillo, CanalWalk Walkers, Somerset Run Runners, The “A” Team, and Buy-Rite Liquors.

LaCorte said the food bank will provide more than 800 bags of food for families during the Thanksgiving season.

“Celebrity” umpires officiating parts of the game included State Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula, D-Somerset; Mayor Brian Levine and Board of Education member Rich Seamon.


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