The inaugural Grove City Mayor’s Cup Pickleball Cup on Saturday, Aug. 12 brought pickleball players from across Ohio to the new Park at Beulah to raise funds for LifeCare Alliance’s Meals-on-Wheels program.

Forty teams of two in four skill divisions braved the hot temperatures to make the first year of the event a scorching success on the new seven-court pickleball complex at 3700 Glacial Lane.

Medal Winners

The medal winners in each division are listed below. The first-place team for each division will have their names engraved on the traveling trophy to be on display throughout the year.

4.0 and Above
•  Gold: Jeff McKnight and Dorion Kemph
•  Silver: Tyler Deck and Brian Nelson
•  Bronze: Koby Brunney and Seth Rife

•  Gold: Michael Pozz and Maxon Maciejewski
•  Silver: Chris Wright and Ethan Wright
•  Bronze: Koby Brunney and Katrina Tucker


•  Gold: Ryan McClure and Jeremy Latella
•  Silver: Mark Vennitti and Mark Bevilacqua
•  Bronze: Rodney Fetty and Daniel Fetty


•  Gold: Alissa Byers and Cooper Byers
•  Silver: Austin Francis and David Oldfield
•  Bronze: Ben Black and Tammy Solt


The event was made possible through the support of many including dozens of volunteers and the following sponsors:

    • Accurate Transportation
    • ACE Trucking
    • Alterra Real Estate Advisors
    • Applied Mechanical Systems
    • Beulah Park Living
    • Bluestone Wealth Partners
    • Buckeye Cement Contractors
    • Byers Chevrolet
    • Car Source
    • Dedra Thompson
    • Flyers Pizza
    • The Ford Group, Howard Hanna Real Estate
    • Franklin County Banking Center
    • Funky’s Automotive
    • The Goddard School
    • Grove City Senior Living by Traditions
    • Grove City Brewing Company
    • Grove City Smiles
    • Hocking Hills Canopy Tours
    • Obetz Hardware & Builders Supply
    • Ohio Health
    • Rocks Trailer Sales
    • Southwest Lawn
    • Sugar Maple Commons
    • Ted Berry – Councilman
    • Tosoh
    • Tru by Hilton

The LifeCare Alliance Meals-on-Wheels program, also the beneficiary of the Mayor’s Cup Golf Outing each spring, provides nutritious meals to the doors of homebound persons throughout the year, fostering independence and providing a daily check-in. LifeCare Alliance has been an important partner of the Evans Center in helping meet the needs of area seniors for nearly four decades.

The Park at Beulah is under development and will soon feature a four-seasons rental facility, shelter and playground.