Local Athlete Honored for Lifetime Achievements
5/19/2013 (Updated 11:02:32 PM)VESTAL -- Hundreds come out to honor the lifetime achievements of a local athlete.
Mark Rappaport was inducted into the Jewish Community Center's Athletic Hall of Fame Sunday. Guests recognized Rappaport's accomplishments as a golfer on the Syracuse University team. and Rappaport says he is happy to give back to the community.
"I'm very proud. It's a nice event. My family is here, lots of good friends and it's a good cause. All the money raised will go to the JCC Fund for scholarships for the young kids," said Mark Rappaport.
The JCC Athletic Hall of Fame was created in 2009 to celebrate athletic milestones of long-standing members.
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