WABASSO ISLAND – Plans are in full swing for the Environmental Learning Center’s Charity Golf Outing to be held at Bent Pine Golf Club on Friday, November 19. The theme for the 18th annual event is “Birds of a Feather, Golf Together.” The cost is $300 per person inclusive. Festivities begin at 11:30 am with a buffet- style lunch in Bent Pine’s attractive clubhouse. This will be followed by a putting contest with an opportunity to win a $10,000 cash prize. The shot gun start for all players is at 12:30 pm. The event concludes with an Awards/Cocktail Reception featuring a silent auction that includes vacation stays in Montana, Colorado, and Chatham, Mass.
Co-chair Susie Kasten has announced that the hole-in-one contest prize will be a new Maverick Pathfinder 2200 TRS boat with a Yamaha F150 engine and custom trailer. The entire marine package, valued at $50,000, will be displayed on Hole 16, a 165 yard hole-in-one effort.
The Golf Tournament is an important part of ELC’s operating budget with net proceeds funding the non-profit organization’s education programs, such as summer ecology camps. Helping to make the Tournament profitable are Sponsors: George E. Warren, Grand Title Sponsor, Ted & Debbie Berghorst, Awards & Cocktail Sponsor, Fred and Susie Kasten, Tee Package Sponsor, The Frazier Group, Putting Contest Sponsor, The Hill Group, Save the Date Sponsor, and WINDSOR Properties, Event Sponsor.
Co-Chairs of the Tourney are Susie Kasten and Sonny Nelson. On their committee are Debbie Berghorst, Susie Dolan, Nancy Hardy, Toby Hill, Tuny Hill, Fred Kasten, Marion Kennedy, Steve Lieberman, Chuck Pollard, Kathleen Poole, Dana Sakalas, Gene Simonsen, Karen Simonsen, and Ba Stone.
Registration and information: Call Heather Askew, Events & Office Coordinator at 772-589-5050 ext. 105 or email HeatherA@DiscoverELC.org.