CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER: It's thumbs-up for Kurt DiLisio and his two sons, Gino, 5, and Rocco, 7, as they get ready to ride the Beetle Bounce during a visit to Legoland in April 2013. Kurt's wife, Jennifer, submitted the winning photo. The family lives in Canfield. As the winners of this year's photo drawing, the guys will share $100 in gift certificates from the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, good toward the purchase of game tickets, merchandise and food.
Jerry McNally of Youngstown, center, with sons Sean McNally of Powell, Ohio, left, and Breen McNally, also of Youngstown, at the annual Army/Navy football game in Philadelphia. Breen and Sean took their father to the game for his birthday. They also celebrated BreenÕs upcoming wedding.
Benjamin A. Howard Sr. of North Jackson and Benjamin A. Howard Jr. of Norfolk, Virginia. The picture on the left was taken in 1997 at a Boy Scout dedication, and the picture on the right was taken in 2012 at Ben Jr.Õs US Navy graduation from Boot Camp. Sent by Joyce E. Howard.
Lt. Col. Eric Turnbull is an every day hero who reads to children at school and teaches elementary children about VeteranÕs Day. He never complained about spending a year in Iraq, when he earned a Bronze Star. He just celebrated 30 years active duty with the Air Force. Faith Turnbull of Spring City, Pa., says he is the best dad Ñ always patient and smiling.
In front, from left, are Santino Jorge, ring bearer and Alex Jorge. And in back are Joseph Jorge on his wedding day, and Michael Jorge, father of all three boys. Sent by grandma, Renee Bero at her grandsons' request.
Todd Mattozzi with his daughter Marissa Mattozzi, who live in Austintown. They are two peas in a pod and Marissa will always be daddy's little girl no matter how old she gets!! Sent by wife and mom, Toni Mattozzi.
Avery Motzko with his Dad, Garrett Motzko enjoyed a Scrapper's game in 2012. Sent by Avery's grandma and Garrett's mom, Sharon Landis of Warren. This is one of his favorite memories and treasured pictures.
Tony Chance of Sharpsville, Pa., enjoyed Father's Day in 2013 with his son Jack Chance, 2. This was the first time Jack went under the sprinkler and he and his dad had a blast! Sent by Mary Ellen Chance of Youngstown.
Gathered, from left, are Stephen Pacheco holding his son, Stephen Q. of Canfield; Papa Will holding grandson, Alec Will; and Vincent Pacheco with his son Vincent Jr. of Pittsburgh. The photo was taken at a July 4 picnic at PapaÕs house. Sent by Grandma Aida.
Michael Billy, is coaxing his son, Gabriel, who just turned 2, to jump into the pool to "Daddy will catch you. Don't be afraid." After a few minutes he jumped. Taken at the Hilton Garden Inn in Blue Ash, Ohio, by Grandma Jean Billy.