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Sunshine Scramble. a Success Fifty-five men and women com- peted in the Sunshine Scramble golf tournament on Sunday, July 15. Proceeds went to the Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation to benefit women's health. First place team members were Richard Kearns, Natasha Wiebe, Frankie Hunt, Val Schafer and Walt Puffer. Second place honors went to Steve Jordan, Shirley Jordan. Tino Ro- driguez, Oren Carstarphen, and Elena Maria. The Third place team mem- bers were Francisco Bravo Miguel Bravo, Alan Stearns, Petie Stearns and Alison Osinski. The putting contest winner was Vi Defoe. Na- tasha Wiebe won long driv e honors for women, and, Gabe Hernandez won the long drive for men. Clos- est to the pin honors for women was Trudy Saldana, and for men was Doc (Jim) Series. The Sunshine Scramble was sponsored by the Catalina Island Women's Golf Club. The Catalina -Island Women's Golf Club mem- bers gather each Thursday morn- ing for a round of golf. All women golfers, Islanders and visitors, are welcome. Arrive by 8:15 a.m. to set up teams. The Sunshine Scramble Winning team: Walt Puffer, Val Schafer, Frankie Hunt, Nata- sha Wiebe and Richard Keams Photos seen are from past Wine Festivals which were held in the Pavilion Lodge courtyard. This years event will be held on the Descanso side of the'Casino building at Casino Point. 17th Annual Women's Forum Wine Festival Tickets for the 17th Annual Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Festival are available for pur- chase online at This is one of only two fundraising events the Women's Forum holds each year. Tickets are $75 until Aug. 1, at which time they increase to $80; please note that $47 of the purchase price is tax deductible. . The event, which has sold out in advance during past years, will take plac e from 2 to 5 p.m., Sat- urday, Sept. 15, on the Descanso side of Casino Point, home of the historic Casino Building. Participants wilt enjoy live mu- sic as they sample varietals from numerous wineries, indulge in hors d' oeuvres, and vie for a wide range of silent auction items. Proceeds from the event help fund the Forum's many charitable activities that include women's health, a local domestic violence hotline, student mentoring and scholarships for graduating female high school students. For more information and cred- it card ticket purchases, visit the fundraising page of wwc.theciwf. org. Checks can also be accepted in advance by mail. To donate to the Silent Auction, e-mail info@ Tickets can be pur- chased in person at the Chamber of Commerce office on the Green Pier in Avalon, (310) 510-1520. Sinc00 1929 CALL TODAY AND LET DEWEY PEST CONTROL TAKE CARE OF YOUR PEST CONTROL NEEDS! 310.328.0553 THE CATALINA ISLANDER 6 ! Friday, July 20, 2012