A benefit slowpitch softball tournament in memory of the late Jim "Bear Showalter and the late Donald Hassiak will be played June 17-19 at the Young's Field diamonds in New Milford.

"Bear" Showalter was a New Milford civic volunteer, longtime Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2 firefighter, and legendary softball player/manager.

Donald Hassiak was a Danbury police officer, New Milford resident and active in youth sports.

The competition will be double elimination and played with wooden bats.

For information or to register, email Greg Showalter at gshowalter2@aol.com.