The Lions Club annual Basketball Tournament has a new name
Written by WBTA STAFF on December 20, 2017
Peter Arras convinced his fellow Lions Club members in Batavia Thirty-five years ago to start a Christmas basketball tournament.
Arras then ran the tournament for more than three decades.
Arras was honored at the tournament’s annual kick-off dinner this week, and the tournament was officially renamed The Peter Arras GCC Basketball Tournament.
Lions member Ross Fanara,
Arras passed away in October at age 77.
His family was in attendance for the dinner, including his widow Nancy Arras, who received a memorial clock from the club.