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The Kids Golf Classic tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg will be held Monday at the Parkersburg Country Club. Last year’s tournament raised $273,000. The tournament, in its 26th year is sponsored by United Bank. At the 2021 tourney were, from left: Chad Mildren, chief consumer banking officer, United Bank and Chairman of the Kids Golf Classic tournament; Bill Padden of Reagle and Padden; Ben Thomas of Bowles Rice; John Ralsten of Family Carpet; Mary Anne Ketelsen of the West Virginia Potato Chip Co.; Doug Ketelsen of the West Virginia Potato Chip Co.; Jason Lewis of Tri-State Roofing and Sheet Metal; Richard Adams, chairman and CEO of United Bank; Jay Golden of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield; Adam Reynolds of Chapman Printing; and Jason Minnite of The PM Co. (File Photo)

VIENNA — The 26th Kids Golf Classic golf tournament will be held Monday at the Parkersburg Country Club in Vienna.

The annual tourney is a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg and the major sponsor is United Bank.

Kids Golf Classic has raised more than $3.5 million since its inception to assist the Boys and Girls Club. The tournament is underwritten by United Bank and supported by local residents, organizations and the business community.

Last year, the tournament raised $273,000 for the club. Proceeds from the event account for more than one-third of the club’s operating expenses.

The tournament begins with an 11 a.m. shotgun start.

The flighted scramble includes 108 players and a hole-in-one contest on the par 3 No. 2.

The 2022 check presentation and tournament sponsor recognition program will be held about 4:30 p.m., followed at around 5 p.m. with the awards presentation and social hour.

United Bank is a subsidiary of United Bankshares, the largest publicly traded company headquartered in West Virginia with assets of about $29.4 billion and about 250 locations in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Georgia and Pennsylvania.

The Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg opened in 1964. For more information, go to bgcparkersburg.org.




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