The James F. Beener Memorial golf event and activities strives to raise funds for the following beneficiary organizations as a tribute to the lifelong contributions Jim Beener made to his family, in his local community, and to organizations throughout the region.
The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
OUR MISSION"To provide live performances of high quality orchestral music, featuring local, regional and internationally known artists, to the broadest possible diverse audience, for the purpose of enhancing the region’s cultural environment, quality of life, and economic development efforts".
The Somerset County Library is a free public library that exists to improve the quality of life for residents of Somerset County. Established in 1947, Somerset County Library’s mission to inform, educate, entertain, and enrich the lives of the community remains unchanged, while specific goals and strategies for carrying out this mission have evolved with the changing needs and challenges of our community and our nation. Somerset County Library is a member and headquarters of the Somerset County Federated Library System, which operates a Bookmobile with over 50 daycare, elder care, school, and community stops throughout the county. The Somerset County Library and its branch library in Hollsopple house over 80,000 items in both print and digital format. The Library additionally provides the public with access to public use computers and printers plus copying, scanning, faxing, and WiFi services. Through its community programs, public access technology, and print and online resources, Somerset County Library helps people meet the demands of life in the 21st century and reach their greatest potential.
The Gettysburg National Military Park is free to visitors and there are many programs and information available. There are other special historic sites that are part of the Gettysburg National Military Park, including the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, the George Spangler Farm, the Eisenhower National Historic Site, the David Wills House, and the Rupp House.
The Somerset Historical Center is a 150 acre rural history museum located 4 miles north of the town of Somerset, Pennsylvania. The Somerset Historical Center preserves the history of life in rural southwestern Pennsylvania from the times of the region’s first farmers to the present day through exhibits, workshops and educational programs. The Historical Center serves as the headquarters of the Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County. Permanent orientation exhibits and videos can be seen in the Visitors Center, constructed in 1997. The Visitors Center is also home to the Historical Society’s Genealogical Research Library and additional changing exhibits.
Journey back to the 18th century to a place where the flag of His Majesty King George still flies. During your visit, you will discover the museum galleries, world-class exhibits and extensive archaeological collections and explore the impressive Fort, a full-scale, on-site restoration/reconstruction of the 1758 – 1766 original, situated on a commanding hilltop in the beautiful Laurel Highlands.