December 14, 2011

Midwest Illinois APA Holds Annual ALS Association Benefit Tournament

On Dec. 10, 15 teams competed in the 2011 ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Fundraiser 8-Ball Scotch Doubles Tournament held at The Break Billiards in Cahokia, Ill. Winning pool cues, cue cases, large baskets of APA pool stuff and 1st Place trophies were the father and son team of Marty and […]
November 15, 2011

Central Illinois APA Conducts Inaugural Cues for Kids Pool Tournament

Starship Billiards in Decatur, Ill., played host to the Inaugural Cues for Kids Pool Tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois.  During the tournament on Oct. 29, $999 was raised for the organization. The goal of the event was to not only raise money for Big Brothers […]
May 6, 2011

APA Members Organize Benefit in Grandson’s Honor

Although Buffy and Jim McKinney’s grandson, Brody Lambert, was born with a small hole in his heart last August, the doctors felt it would not interfere with his regular growth and development.  Then, while his parents were eating lunch in a local restaurant a month later, he stopped breathing.  Through […]
December 21, 2010

Midwest Illinois APA Conducts Annual Charity Tournament to Benefit ALS Association

It was an exciting weekend at Baxter’s in Fairview Heights, Ill., as Midwest Illinois APA held their annual charity event in memory of longtime member Bob Hinkle, Jr.  The benefit raised $1,400 for the St. Louis Regional Chapter of the ALS Association. The event kicked off Friday, Dec. 10 with […]