Golf icon, Annika Sorenstam, ANNIKA Managing Director and Sorenstam's husband, Mike McGee and Muransky Compnaies CEO, Ed Muransky are leading an effort to rally celebrity friends and folks across the county to support East Palestine residents after last month's train derailment disaster.

Sorenstam and McGee will be hosting a golf tournament with the United Way of Youngstown with all proceeds going to victims of the East Palestine train derailment disaster.

McGee is a native of East Palestine and he told media at a press conference that he was devastated to see what happened in his community and wanted to help in any way he could.

"My heart just sank, really. You feel for everybody there and just the uncertainty and what's happening. I know if I lived there I'd be wondering is it safe? Am I breathing in toxic chemicals? What's up with my kids, my future? All that kind of stuff," McGee said.

The tournament will be hosted at the Lake Club in Poland on Monday, May 15. There will be availability for golfers of all kinds and even non-golfers to participate.

Sorenstam and McGee partnered with the United Way of Youngstown and The Way Station in order to make this tournament a reality. All proceeds will go to the United Way and the Mahoning Valley fund earmarked for East Palestine support.

A website has been introduced for folks to donate, as well as register for the tournament.