To the editor:
Thank you to the Pine Island Community for their great support at the One Hole Over the Pond Golf event Feb. 23, 2013, at the American Legion Post 136 sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Thank you to the 77 golfers for participating. A lot of money was raised for the Veterans.
I wish to thank the many sponsors who gave money and prizes to support this event. To The Hookers, Inc, Tropical Hair, Lil Lillys Deli, Alden Pines Country Club, Sea Tow, Tow Boat USA, Greenwells Family Fun, Coral Oaks Golf Course, Lumpy's, Broadway Palm Theater, Barbara B Mann Theater, Sandy Hook Fish House, Angles Hair, Magnolia Landing Country Club, Seminole Lakes Country Club, Woody's Restaurant, Winn Dixie, Waterfront Restaurant, The Ragged Ass Saloon, Mango Tango, Low Key Tiki, Dr Watsons, Dominos Pizza, Belles Secret Island Spa and Old Pine Island Marina, our Veterans thank you for your generosity.
Thank you to Big John and Smalltown for providing the entertainment. A personal thank you to the Ladies of the Auxiliary who made the salads; Linda Mitchell and the bartenders, Sharon, Linda and Cheryl; Jerry Congdon and Guylen DeMeyer for a great job on the grill; Linda Lewis and her crew taking of of lunch and for the Bar-B-Que chicken dinner and to anyone else I have forgotten, thank you.
A special thanks to Eddie Bolha, Marilyn and Tommy Buckles, John and Betty Lou Heist, Barry August, AJ, Doug Dillingham, Rich Kendzior, Donna Fisher, Ray Daubenberger and Bev Young, for their help "at the golf course" and especially to Rick Dryden, without whose support and expertise this would not be possible.
For God and country,