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August 31, 2013

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Bow shoot set for Sunday

The Gilbertsville Rod and Gun Club, on Gun Club Road in South New Berlin, will hold its last 3D Bow Shoot of the season Sunday.

Registration runs from 7-11 a.m., and breakfast will be served from 7-10 a.m. Lunch will be available the remainder of the day.

The shoot features 40 targets with seven classes. Adult awards are given for first and second places. Juniors and Cub shooters will receive trophies.

For more information, call Bob ManWarren at 607-859-2526 or 607-859-2393 (day of shoot).

Hall event to feature Fingers

Rollie Fingers will be the featured guest during a special Voices of the Game program at 10 a.m. Monday at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

Fingers, a 1992 Hall of Fame inductee who finished his career with 341 saves, will be in Cooperstown that week for the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am.

Tickets for the one-hour roundtable program cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets may be reserved from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. by calling 607-547-0397.

Fingers to host Seniors Open

National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers will serve as celebrity host for the 31st annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament, which runs Tuesday through Friday at the Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown.

Fingers will participate in Tuesday’s Pro-Am, which begins with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Fingers also will speak at the fundraiser dinner later that day.

Proceeds from the Pro-Am will benefit Pathfinder Village, a residential community in Edmeston dedicated to children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Proceeds also will benefit the Hall’s educational programs.

For more information on the Pro-Am or to register to play, visit the website www.pathfindervillage.org.

The Seniors Open follows Wednesday through Friday and will feature close to 100 of the top senior professionals in the country. Tom Eubank of Ellijay, Ga., shot a tournament record-tying 64 in the final round to win the 2012 Seniors Open.

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