Red Cross hosts annual golf tourney to help raise funds PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 May 2013 14:17

L&T staff report

The Western Kansas American Red Cross Sixth Annual Golf tournament at Willow Tree Golf Course had 13 teams participate.  Golfers enjoyed a day of golf, great food cooked by James Morton with NOV Wilson Company and lots of great prizes.

The winning team was the “Little Team” from Plains consisting of Durk Dunn, Dane Little, Kelsey Little and Tanner Little. Hole prize winners were Shawn Huffman, closest to pin and longest drive, and Rick Lanning, longest putt.

“Thank You to all the players that came out and supported the Red Cross, Western Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross director Sherry Helmke said. “As well as all the sponsors. Without them we would not be able to have the Tournament.”

Western Kansas Chapter Red Cross Golf Tournament Sponsors 2013 included:

Liberal sponsors — CD Riney Insurance- HOLE-IN-ONE sponsor, NOV Wilson- Cooking Lunch, Southern Office Supply, The Community Bank, Kansas Land Tire, Sarah L. Miller, CPA

Realty One, Pizza Hut, Brenneman Funeral Home, Southern Pioneer Electric, Black Hills Energy, Edward Jones Company Greg Bird, Southwest Medical Center, Seward County Community College/ Area Tech  School, State Farm Insurance - Jerry Harding, Cowboy Custom Cabinets, LLC, Liberal Office Machine Company, First National Bank, Girlfriends Flowers & Gifts,  Scantlin’s Furniture & Carpet,  Quality Inn, Al Shank Insurance, Precision Wireline and Testing, J&R Sand Co., Crazy House, Stu Emmert’s  Automotive Center, Farmers Insurance Group — Candice Prater, Larry Lambert and  Clareisa Bayouth, and Epic PCS;

Hugoton sponsors — WTG Hugoton, and L.P., TEMS – Stevens County Hospital;

Elkhart — Morton County Health System;

Kismet/Plains — Southwest Agri-Center, Inc., and Plains Equity Exchange

The proceeds from the Golf tournament  will help the Red Cross respond to disasters, teach lifesaving skills like CPR, water safety, family care-giving programs and First Aid to name a few.

The Western Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross services 33 Counties in Western Kansas.

“We continually make a difference in the lives of people at home and away,” Helme said. “We provide valuable trainings and brochures in our community.  We are available to give presentation to groups or our brochures are available to help you prevent, prepare and respond to life threating emergencies.  If you would like to help us with our many services, please consider volunteering or making a donation. Please contact us at 620-624-8411 or 620-655-2251.”

The American Red Cross depends on donor and no Government funding.

According to Helmke those wanting to donate can do so by going to: http://american.redcross. org/heroes to make a secure online donation.

 

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