Indiana Glass Association Honors Pat Petrucci
September 20, 2011
Indiana Glass Association named its annual golf fund-raiser after
Pat Petrucci, a longtime member of the Indiana Glass Association.
"Pat has been a dedicated member of the board, and I am quite
sure without Pat the Indiana Glass Association would not be in existence
today," says Marlin Burns, president of Indiana Glass Association.
"We look forward to honoring Pat at the golf outing as she
has been such a supporter of the Indiana Glass Association.
The golf tourney is coming up on September 22.
Last year, the board of the Indiana Glass Association decided to
change the name of the golf outing to Pat Petrucci Golf Classic
to recognize her many years of service to the Indiana Glass Association,
Burns says. Petrucci retired from the Indiana Glass Association
this spring due to health reasons and Burns took over as president,
along with Dave Wilson and Brandon Reeve on the board.
Petrucci holds the longest record of continuous service in the
Indiana Glass Association's 13-year history, Burns says. "A
33-year veteran of the automotive glass industry, her knowledge
and experience in the glass business has been invaluable to her
work at Glass Depot and on the IGA board," he says.
Petrucci began her career as a customer service representative
at Stewart Carey Inc. in 1966, and worked her way up to automotive
products manager for retail and wholesale operations. In 1986, she
joined Glass Depot, and shortly thereafter, became involved with
the Indiana Glass Association.
During her tenure with the association, Petrucci has served in
every possible capacity including one term as president. "She
remains a staple of the association," Burns says. "She
adds the needed stability, history and knowledge that helps keep
the association focused and on track.
"I feel privileged to have been associated with so many fine
people in the glass industry, and to make a difference in their
lives through the Indiana Glass Association," Petrucci says.
The 25th annual golf fundraiser will feature 18 holes of game at
Hickory Stick Golf Club in Greenwood, food, fun and prizes. Burns
reports a full house. "This outing solely benefits our scholarship
fund for graduating seniors that have family affiliation with IGA
members," he says.
The Indiana Glass Association has given out close to $25,000 in
scholarships so far.
Fees to attend the tourney is $120 per person or $480 per team,
and includes all golf fees, cart, mulligans, prize raffle ticket,
hole-in-one prize tees, beverages, snacks, lunch and dinner. Members
get $25 discount. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Indiana
Glass Association Educational Scholarship Fund. Call 317/925-3126.
To sponsor or donate, call 888/442-4420.
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