Norris City golfers were all in on the Wabash Christian Village (WBCV) 6th annual Golf Scramble at Carmi Country Club to benefit WBCV residents that was held on Thursday, September 6. Twenty-one teams participated in the event. Norris City Christian Church took first place and were sponsored by Wabash General Hospital, Janice Gates, First Christian Church Carmi, Medline Industries, First Bank and Ferrell Hospital/Deaconess Illinois.
The Norris City Methodist Church team came in second and were sponsored by B&B Tank Truck & Construction, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District, Rush Appliance Inc., Darren Bailey for State Senator, and Deaconess Regional Health Care Services. In third place was Tinker Team, consisting of Dennis Neal, Matt Johnson, Bill Garrison, and Tinker and sponsored by The City of Carmi and Carmi Lumber.
No one claimed a hole in one sponsored by Hale Body Shop. The Longest Drive was sponsored by Tracy Zeller Jewelry. Those winners include: Chad Buss, Jack Johnson, and Susan Waltke. Tracy Zeller Jewelry also sponsored the Closest to the Pin and Brett Smith was the winner. Steve Garrett had the longest putt.
Hole Sponsors and other donors included: Taylor Eye Care, Yesterday’s, Carmi Chamber of Commerce, Senior Care Pharmacy, US Foods, Women of Faith Sunday School Class, Alice and Larry Bryant, Frito Lay, Bunny Bread, and Gillard’s Hardware.
Team sponsors not listed above included: Christian Horizons, Little Prairie Christian Church, Central Christian Church, Bryant Seeds – Beck’s Hybrids, Norris City Methodist Church, Norris City Christian Church, Cox Hardware, B&B Tank and Truck & Construction, First Southern Baptist Church Norris City, BF&C Trucking, and several individuals.
“It was a beautiful day for golf, and we were thrilled to have 81 participants and many great sponsors. Our residents will enjoy the new recliners that will be purchased from the proceeds. I would like to thank the Carmi Country Club for a beautiful course and the hospitality.” WBCV Executive Director Sandra Bryant.
Wabash Christian Village is one of thirteen communities whose parent company is Christian Horizons. Christian Horizons is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization with communities located in four Midwestern states. Offering a variety of services including independent living garden homes and apartments, assisted living, GracePoint rehab-to-home, memory care and long term care. Christian Horizons has been providing compassionate care for older adults since 1962.