SPY's Newsletter 6/12/23
SPY’s Community Newsletter #266
Centennial Acres / SPY Shootout Golf Tournament Report #1
Here is the “Parade of Champions” for the various divisions and flights that competed in this year’s Shootout. The scores they shot are in parenthesis. If there is a "TB" after the score it means they placed via the tie-breaker formula:
Men’s Championship Division
1. Kyle Adams Team (60)
2. Brady McNees Team (62) TB
3. Anonymous Platinum Team (62) TB
Men's Division First Flight
1. Bruce Brodbeck Team (67) TB
2. Chris Stambaugh Team (67)
3. Rick Praski Team (68) TB
Men's Division Second Flight
1. Dustin Burleson Team (70) TB
2. Steve Plyte Team (70) TB
3. Jeff Stowell Team (70) TB
1. Centennial Acres Corporate Team (67)
2. Sherine Lance Team (68)
3. Brenda Simmons Team (76)
Men’s Senior Division
1. Mark & Mary Hanna Platinum Team (55)
2. Phil Campion Team (60)
3. John & Sandra Fisher Platinum Team (61)
Coed Division First Flight
1. Brace Financial Corporate Team (62)
2. Phil Jenkison Team (64)
3. Harry Elkins Team (65)
Coed Division Second Flight
1. Roy & Judy Harris Platinum Team (70) TB
2. Robert Stiffler Team (70)
3. Jim & Diny Peabody Platinum Team (71)
50/50 Drawing Winners
Michael Haskin (twice)
Special Prize Drawing Winner
The Mapes Furniture Company donated an extra special zero-gravity recliner. This fabulous chair was won by Greg Haskin.
· Be watching for more Centennial Acres / SPY Shootout news and details in the next Community Newsletter.
· Val Hanna made a donation to the Scholarship Fund in memory of Kate Mapes.
· David & Gwen O'Mara also made a contribution in memory of Kate Mapes.
· The Fisher Platinum senior men’s team donated back their third place and skins winnings.
We are still in need of some chip sellers to work the next Texas Hold 'Em event that is being held Wednesday, June 21st. thru Saturday, June 24th. The work is extremely easy and non-stressful. If you would like to volunteer, please give event chairman Jeff Gibbs a text, or call 517-930-6989. Thank you!
Centennial Acres Golf & Banquet Center is now offering Daily Food Specials from 4 PM to 9 PM each week Monday thru Friday. In addition to their regular menu items, they now are offering at least four “specials” that will change each week. They also welcome to-go orders---517-566-8055. Here is this week's "delights":
Don't forget that this Saturday, June 17th is another UB Church Scrap Metal Fundraiser. Just haul in your scrap metal to the church parking lot between 9 Am and 1 PM. There will be volunteers on site to help unload. All proceeds go to the building fund for a house their team will build in Costa Rice this August.
US Congressman John Moolenaar, who represents our district, will have members of his staff hosting a meeting time here in Sunfield this coming Tuesday, June 20th. So, if you need assistance with a federal agency you can sit down with them to discuss the issue. They will be here from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM at the Sunfield Township Hall on Main Street. Congressman Moolenaar and his team have helped constituents cut through the red tape and reclaim millions of dollars owed to them by federal departments and agencies, including the VA and the IRS.
• Deep Thought of the Week: We’ve seen better days, but also we’ve seen worse. We don’t have everything that we want, but we do have all we need. We wake up with some aches and pains, but we woke up. Our lives may not be perfect, but we are blessed.
• Notable Quote: "Some people change jobs, mates, and friends, but never think of changing themselves."
• That’s Puny Department: Did you hear about the scandal involving seven wheelchair athletes that have been banned from the Para-Olympics after they tested positive for WD40?
• Did You Know Section: This week we’ll explore where the term “Kangaroo Court” came from. Originally, irregular courts were resorted to in frontier communities, usually for the trial and condemnation of persons committing offenses against the community. The source of the name is quizzical, for it is American rather than Australian, as it would be easy to assume. The date of origin appears to coincide closely with the gold rush to California in 1849. “Kangaroo Court” was in humorous allusion to the early purpose of such courts to try “jumpers” who resorted to desperate measures and seized the mining claims of others. As the long arm of the government had not yet reached the “diggings”, these improvised courts were resorted to attain justice against the claim jumpers.
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