On Tuesday, June 26th, John Beilein, U-M Men’s Basketball coach, was given the John Panelli award at the 18th Annual Golf and Glory outing. Coach Beilein was selected to receive this prestigious award for his commitment to St. Louis Center; he showed his support by selecting St. Louis Center as his charity of choice in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. Coach Beilein said that this award marks the beginning of his involvement with the Center and that as long as he is the Michigan coach, he will do what he can to help St. Louis Center. Other celebrity athletes were on hand to witness the presentation including George Blaha, Tom Nowatzke, Brett Petersmark, Reggie McKenzie, Reggie Holmes, Bill Wagner and Elaine Crosby to name a few. The family of the late John Panelli was on hand to present Coach Beilein with the award. This year marked the 18th year of the very successful fundraising event held at University of Michigan Golf Course. A more thorough article is soon to be released.
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