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Memorial Tournaments Planned for May 26 YMCA fundraising in honor of Felicity

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 3:52 pm

Area residents Melissa Deimeke and Kelsy Fowler have planned an eventful day to honor Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell on Saturday, May 26. The Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell Memorial Tournaments will be held at the Farber Ballpark and will feature a BBQ and the following events:
• Felicity’s 5K Run/Walk – Check in at 6:30 a.m. and race starts at 7 a.m. Contact Teresa Winders at 573-470-6992 or
• Co-Ed Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament – First game begins at 8 a.m. Contact Tom Roth at 660-833-2498.
• 5 on 5 Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament – First game begins at 10 a.m. Contact Benny Burnett at 573-721-1424 or Joe Basinger at 573-406-7273
• Horseshoe Tournament – Begins at 1 p.m. Contact Cowboy McGrew at 573-253-1962
• Silent Auction – Bidding from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Brian Hummel at
Felicity’s ability to impact and influence positive change in our surrounding communities is a continued inspiration to us all. Please plan to attend this event and keep Felicity’s passion thriving. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA, which is under construction in Vandalia.
A Facebook Event page has been created, plus event flyers have been posted on the YMCA’s Facebook site. Please search Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell Memorial Tournament or YMCA Project Vandalia. Melissa and Kelsy can also be contacted at or
The Vandalia Recreation Corporation and the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Board would like to thank Melissa Deimeke, Kelsy Fowler, and all the other volunteers for organizing this event. The ambition and support from individuals in our area are what build strong communities and will ensure the success of the YMCA. Completion of the YMCA is an investment in our community. Please plan to attend the May 26th tournaments and help continue to make Felicity’s dream become a reality.