CHP hands out money, prizes
Tom Long of South Lake Tahoe was the winner of the $1,000 hole-in-one prize at the fifth annual South Lake Tahoe California Highway Patrol Golf Tournament. He shot 145 yards to sink his ball on hole 17.
The fund-raiser, which took place Aug. 26 at Tahoe Paradise Golf Course, raised more than $5,000 for several organizations. Among the recipients are South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center, $2,750; Sierra Recovery Center, $500; Sober Grad Night, $250; Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, $350; Secret Witness, $150; and New York City Police and Firemen Victims Fund, $750.
The prime rib for the barbecue was donated by Jim Lira of Lira’s Market and Dave and Dawn Beeman donated the use of Tahoe Paradise Golf Course for the golf tournament.
Tournament sponsors included Sierra-at-Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe Police Department, It’s-It Ice Cream, R. Scott Nanamura, L.Ac., The Defense Depot, Paal-co Inc., Tahoe Bike Shop, Tahoe Bowl, Charter Communications, Sierra Communication Systems, Barton Memorial Hospital, South Tahoe Towing, Tahoe Painting Company, Forest Inn Suites, California Colors, South Shore Transmission, Meek’s The Builder’s Choice and Heavenly Lake Tahoe.
The barbecue following the tournament was sponsored by Lira’s Supermarket, Pepsi Cola Company of Reno, Earthgrains, Smart and Final, Raley’s, It’s-It Ice Cream and Tahoe Paradise Chevron.
Raffle prizes were provided by The Cork & More, Heavenly Lake Tahoe, M.S. Dixie II, The Fresh Ketch, Forest Inn Suites, Caesars Tahoe, Sierra Communication Systems, Tahoe Spirit Coffee, Steamer’s Bar and Grill, The Tudor Pub and Dory’s Oar, Carina’s Cafe, Freshies, Simpson’s Jewelers, The Sportsman, Longs Drugs, Chevy’s Fresh Mex, Cal-PERS, CAHP Credit Union, Embassy Suites Resort, Hornblower Cruises, Time Out Health Spa & Fitness, The Beacon Bar & Grill, Meek’s, Charter Communications, Dart Discount Liquor, Denny’s Diner, Carrows Restaurant, C.S.A.A. (AAA,) Heidi’s Family Restaurant, International House of Pancakes, LJ’s Jewelry, Pizza Hut, Smith’s Awesome Woodworks, Golden 1 Credit Union and International Discount Golf.
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