The College of Lake County Foundation's annual Joan Legat Memorial Golf Outing, held June 9 at the Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan, raised more than $30,000 for the scholarship fund, according to Karen Schmidt, the foundation's executive director.
The event drew 90 golfers, 20 volunteers and 25 business sponsors. CLC Foundation board members serving on the golf outing committee included Darrell Katz, David Galla, Bob Werdan and Rob Hauswirth, committee chair.
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"Thanks to all volunteers and corporate sponsors for making the golf outing another success," Hauswirth said. "The funds raised for scholarships will allow more CLC students to realize their dream of obtaining a college education and connecting with their futures."
Individual contest winners included Ron Hauswirth for straightest drive; Todd Netherton, Jeff Donenberg, Ian Alba and Luke Denoma for closest to the pin (on four different holes); Bill Devore for longest putt; and Mark Loeb for the putting contest.
Team contest winners were: (A Flight) Luke Denoma, Terry Denoma, Kim Leech and Carol Passalaqua with a score of 60; (B Flight) Joe Legat and CLC Board of Trustees members Rich Anderson, Dr. Bill Griffin and Barbara Oilschlager with a score of 66; and (C Flight) John Edwards, Bob Gentile, Frank Garrett and Bob Riley with a score of 69.
Corporate sponsors donated more than $25,000 in support of the event, including Gold sponsor Legat Architects; Silver sponsors Air Con Refrigeration & Heating, Inc., First Bank of Highland Park, KJWW Engineering, Mortenson Construction and Robbins Schwartz; Flight sponsors Boller Construction Company and CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center; golfer gift sponsor The Chicago Trust Company; hole-in-one sponsors R.J Galla Company, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company and Liberty Auto City; putting green/practice range sponsors Krueger International and Vista Health System; tee/green sponsors Armor Systems Company, Computer Power Systems, Iskalis American Floor Show, Kenall Manufacturing Company, National Safety Council, TDS, US Alliance Fire Protection and World Equity Group; and golf contest sponsors Hallbart Consulting, L.L.C., Northern Illinois Funeral Services, Inc. and West's Insurance Agency.
The College of Lake County Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides additional resources in support of the educational goals of the college. It also encourages and promotes activities to create a positive environment for student, faculty and staff success.
For more information or to make a donation, contact the CLC Foundation Office at (847) 543-2091 or visit www.clcillinois.edu/foundationgiving.