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TO THE EDITOR:

Fourteen years ago, Artesia Altrusans organized the Annual Golf Scramble to generate funds for our local scholarship program. On behalf of the Altrusa Club of Artesia, I would like to thank the following sponsors of our 14th Annual Altrusa Golf Scramble, which was held at the Artesia Country Club on Oct. 3.

EAGLE sponsors were Artesia General Hospital, Chase Foundation, Crouch PHAC Inc., Fenn’s Country Market, George Gandy Insurance, Navajo Refining, Padilla Therapy, and Santo Petroleum.

BIRDIE sponsors were Artesia Ford Mercury Sales, Central Valley Electric, KC Light Towers, Sondie Stockton Agency, and Sweatt Construction Inc.

PAR sponsors were Abo Petroleum, Artesia Chamber of Commerce, Artesia Credit Union, Bennie’s Western Wear, Brown Drug Store, Bryan Printers & Stationers, Currier Abstract, Devil Dusters Inc., Desert Hills Electric Supply, First Christian Church, Guy Chevrolet, Hinkle Shanor LLP, J&J Home Care, Jillana Burgess Chiropractic, JS Ward & Son, NAPA Auto Parts, Patterson Welding Works, Ralph Nix Jr., Simons and Associates, Simply Bello, Smile Xpressions, Terpening & Son Mortuary, T-Know Properties, and Western Bank.

A special thanks to Tate Branch Dodge for providing a vehicle for the hole-in-one prize, Patterson Welding Works for sponsoring closest to the pin prizes, and Devil Dusters Inc. for providing participation prizes for all golfers. We appreciate Juan Jimenez of Artesia Country Club Pro Shop for organizing and running the event, and to all of the golfers who played in the scramble. It was a perfect day for golf.

I would also like to express our appreciation to the Artesia Daily Press, KSVP-KTZA Radio, PVT, and the Artesia Chamber of Commerce for advertising the event.

Thank YOU for helping us to serve OUR community by supporting our effort to “Give Our Leaders a Future” through college scholarships.

Sincerely,
LuAnn Beardemphl
Altrusa Golf Scramble Chairman