By Bernie J. LeFrancois
On Saturday, Oct. 20, the ninth annual Sally Schrader Memorial Golf Outing to benefit Wags And Whiskers was played on the Brae Course at Heatherhurst.
First Place in the first flight with a score of 60 was David Hodgon, Curtis Newberry, Steve Ellus and Guy Wantiee.
Second place in the first flight with a score of 62 was Russell Moss, Gene Sarazen, Robert Schmidt and David Stephens.
Russ Tetreau, Dallas Owens, Badger Smith and Sondra Hassler won the second flight with a score of 69, while second place with a 70 went to Terrence Strasser, James Clithero and Nelson Brown.
Closest to the pin winners were Gerald Matlock, No. 3; Michael Johnson, No. 7; Joyce Stackhouse, No. 13 (ladies only) and Guy Wantiee, No. 15.
Tom Baker came closest to winning the Dale Schrader $1,000 putt and won a night’s stay at a Marriott Hotel of his choice.
The golf outing fundraiser was a financial success thanks to the following sponsors and donors: A-1 Auto Service, Charlotte St. Peter, Bernie and Sue, Bob and Nancy Grubb, Boston's, Cherryl Ann Ricard, Chop Shop, Connie K. Nicholson, DMD, Crossville Ford-Lincoln, Crossville Heating and Cooling, Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Crossville Wholesale Carpet, Cumberland Hearing Aid Center, East Tennessee Dodge, Eco Travel Plaza, Farm Bureau Insurance Dean Headrick, Flynn Sign Co., Forte's, Genesis Italian Grille, Gernt Insurance, Hair Sensations, Happy Hound Realty, J.R. Westerbeck, JP's NASCAR, Judy Paulsen, Marita Rumph, Mayberry's Furniture, Michelle's Unisex Salon, Midstate Termite and Pest Control, Monterey Foods, Peavine Wine & Spirits, Plateau Animal Hospital, Schrader Environmental, Schrader Family, Shadden Tire, State Farm Bob Folger, Tayon's Store, TN Farmer's Insurance, The Feed Store, Today's Dentistry and Upper Cumberland Veterinary Clinic.
With the funds raised, the organization should be able to reach its goal of helping fix 1,100 community animals this year. Thanks to all who participated and helped Wags And Whiskers raise funds to continue their mission — to reduce the intake rate of unwanted cats and dogs in the community by providing spay/neuter education, facilitation and financial aid.
New this year was the “ball drop," which was won by a resident of New York.