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Golf tourney to benefit Adam Olson r Adam Olson is a Harbor Patrol officer for the city of Avalon as well as a volunteer for Los Ange- les County Fire Depai'tment Sta- tion 55. On Wednesday, July 13, Ol- son was involved in an accident in which he sustained a head injury. The quick thinking of his fellow LA County Fire Fighter and Har- bor Patrol colleagues saved his life. What was initially thought O f as a moderate head injury has devel- oped into a very serious situation. He was immediately medi-vacced to St. Mary's Medical Center where he underwent an emergency crani- otomy to try and relieve some of the pressure on his brain, and was put on a ventilator. Since that time he has gone through numerous pro- cedures and other surgeries during this, the fight of his life, but is final- ly on the road to a slow recovery. A benefit golf tournament has Rrst place winner of flight "1," Larry Hemandez and flike "2," Mike Campbell. Men's golf club August tourn The Catalina Men's Golf Club held its monthly golf tournament on Sunday, Aug. 14. Twenty one golfers played in this Individual Low Net Format utiliz- ing the Red, White and Blue Tee Boxes. Golfers would play from the Red Tee on the first hole, the White Tee on the sec- ond hole and the Blue Tee on the third hole, then repeat that sequence until the completion of their round. Taking 1st Place in Flight "1", with a Net Score of 58 (-6) was Larry Hernan- dez, in Flight "2' was Mike Campbell with a Net Score of 56 (-8). It must be mentioned that Larry shot a Gross Score of 60, 4 under par, and only received 2 strokes for his handicap for the Net 58, , great round! 2nd Place honors in Flight "1" went to Marty .Saldana shooting a 60 (-4) and in Flight "2" Orne Carstarphen shot a 62 (-2). Rounding out the winners in 3rd Place for Flight "1" was Geoff Knowles with a 61 (r3) and in Flight "2" was Lolo Saldana with a 63 (-1). Next month's tournament will be the Club Championship, two days of indi- vidual stroke play on Saturday and Sun- day, Sept. 24 and 25. It will be a Shot- gun Start both days at 8 a.m. sharp. The deadline for sign ups at the Pro Shop is Friday, Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. More in- formation can be found on the Catalina Men's Golf Club Web site; www.catali- namensgolfclub.com. been scheduled for Saturday, Sep- tember 10 at 1:30 p.m. If you wish to participate, you can sign up at the Catalina Island Golf Course Pro Shop. Cost is $50.00 per per- son, which includes green fees as well as 2 tacos and a drink at the Sand Trap following golf. Raffle prizes and a Silent Auction will also be held after tournament at the Sand Trap. For more info or to donate a raffle prize: email Mike Alegfia alegriamj @hotmail.com. LETTER TO TH E EDITOR I'm the event coordinator for the Catalina Channel Crossing, US Outrigger Championships which is sanctioned by Southern Califor- nia Outrigger Racing Association. We've been coming to your Island since Sept. 20, 1959. Our event this year is on Sept. 10 and II. The women's race will be finishing at approximately 1:00 pm on Satur- day at Casino Point, At that point in time, our cahoes have been giv-- en city permission to land and be stored on South Beach over night. We are planning to have a broadcast and info booth at the Ethel Rosin Irmas Memorial Park at the end of that beach so we can giv e the city residents and visitors information about our ensuing event. As soon as the final crew reaches the beach, we will transfer to the Field of Dreams for an award ceremony. Our desire is to keep racing to the Island for years to come. The infrastructure and economics of your Island mal(e it tough for our group. We've had over 1,500 peo- ple that come here for this week- end since 1980. I don't have the numbers prior to those years but our historical committee is work- ing on that. Our Catalina Commit- tee "has been working with your city officials and friends to accom- modate our desires. We've secured the sites and are wrapping up some structural points, so if there are any questions about this event please feel free to contact me or visit our website. Many Mahalos, Bud Hohl Insurance you can design to meet vour ever-changing needs. Products and Services to meet all your insurance needs Farmers HelpPoint 2417 claims service Si hablamos espanol Heather Dickerson www.farmersagent.com/hdickerson License #0758719 o FARMERS Call (310)510-0777 today for Auto, Home, Life and Business ***REGISTRATION DATES*** Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm *** LOCATION *** Avalon School Library Children must be 5 yrs old by Dec 2, 2011 for kindergarten enrollment. Please bring the following: 1. Verification of birth 2". Immunization record 3. Current tuberculosis skin test (must be within one year of entering our school) 4. Last report card / name and address of previous school" *Middle / High School studertts - Bring a copy of transcript from previous school. QUESTIONS?? Call Cathy Moran: (310)510-0790 ext 153 sotmol ***FECHAS*** Miercoles, 24 de Agosto, 2011 - 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Jueves, 25 de Agosto, 2011 - 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. ***LUGAR*** Bibioteca de Escuela Avalon Nifios/as deben haber cumplido 5 afios antes el 2 Dic, 2011 para kinder. Por favor traigan los siguientes documentos: 1) Acta de nacimiento 2) Verificaci6n de vacunas 3) La piel de mantoux (tuberculosis) - debe estar dentro de un afio de entrar nuestra escuela 4) El reporte de grados y direccirn de escuela anterior *Los alumnos de la escuela intermedia / escuela secundaria - Traiga una copia de expediente de la escuela anterior. PREGUNTAS?? Telefono Cathy Moran: (310)510-0790 ext 153