Courtesy Ford provided a new 2007 Ford Mustang for the hole-in-one prize
at Soroptimists' Ninth Annual Scramble for Service. From left, Karen
Page, President Susan Zoya and Alyce Hanson, an SI member since 1979.
Soroptimists scramble for service
Soroptimist International of Port Townsend & East Jefferson County's
Ninth Annual "Scramble for Service" raised just over $10,000
for local charities. The Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program of
Jefferson County has already been awarded $5,000. The balance will be
given where needed, throughout the rest of the year.
The golf tournament drew 76 enthusiastic golfers to the Port Ludlow Golf
Course. Some came from as far as Portland and Seattle to enjoy the scenic
Tide and Trail courses, as well as the putting and water challenges.
(The putting contest was won by Mike Saelee; the water contest by David
Charity fundraisers, such as this, are only as successful as the generosity
of its sponsors, such as tournament sponsors Frontier Bank, Kitsap Bank
and Mobilisa. Also donating: Frederickson Electric, George Wiegand Insurance,
Gooding & O'Hara, Hadlock Dental, Hammer & Sons, Henery Hardware,
Henery Nursery, Cobalt Mortgage (previously HomeStone Mortgage), Inn
at Port Hadlock, Inside Jefferson County Real Estate, Les Schwab Tires,
Kristin Manwaring Insurance, Milt Morris Installations, Olympic Office
Supply, Personalize It, Port Townsend Paper, Port Townsend Publishing,
The Green Eye Shade, The Perry Group, Victorian Clipper and Windermere
In the "A" flight, the Chimacum High School team of Jesse
Best, Cody Huntingford, Adam Barrows and Mitch Black took first place
with a score of 58.
The Rotary Club of East Jefferson County sponsored these young men and their
coach. In a very close second place, with a score of 59, was the Port Townsend
High team: Ben Krabill, Zach Yakush, Mike Lux and Gabriel Tonan were sponsored
by Fred Hill Materials. Coming in third, with 62, were Chelsea Saelee (age 16),
Mike Saelee and Dan Holtz. In fourth place, with 65, were Pete Sagisi, Dale Kistler,
Harold Spivig and N. Tona Lowha. This is the ninth year this team has participated
in this Soroptimist fundraiser!
In the "B" flight, the top three teams all scored 69! Following proper
golf protocol to declare a winner, the team of Chuck, Brad, Kevin and Jay Madison
took first place. (Chuck came within six inches of a hole-in-one.) In second
place were Kevin Scattum, Robert Sherwood, Tyler Britt and David Scattum. Third
place went to Jim Grabicki, Howard Learned, Joe Finnie and Forrest Aldrich. In
fourth place were Mike Henery, Michelle Henery, Kevin James and Steve Sutorius.