HICKORY, Pa. - The Hickory Lions Club will present the 2013 Myron Cope Legend in Sports Award to Bill Hillgrove at a dinner July 25 at the Hickory Fire Hall.
The doors open at 5 p.m. for an auction and drawing featuring sports memorabilia, donated by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Pittsburgh Penguins, and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.
The award was created with Cope's blessing to recognize an iconic Pittsburgh-area sports figure.
Tickets to attend the dinner are $30 per person. They are available at the Hickory Subway, Cherry Hill Grill on state Route 18 or Day Insurance located at 78 Main St.
Tickets also can be purchased by sending a check payable to the Hickory Lions Club to Regina Schohn, 23 Wabash Ave., Hickory, PA 15340. Include a self-addressed, self-stamped envelope.
Tickets are limited; less than 300 will be sold.
The event is a fundraiser for the Leaders Dogs for the Blind.