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December 19, 2014

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Catalina golf club hosts annual holiday scramble .tourney Gift exchange follows annual golf club competition STAFF REPORT Catalina Island Women's Golf Club held the annual Christmas Scramble Tournament on Thursday morning, Dec. 11. It was an over- cast winter day, which meant the wind played a factor throughout the tournament, but the much- needed rain managed to hold off -until the following day. The first place team mem- bers were Ellen Hodge, Phyllis Lorenzen and Judy Grear. Second place honors went to Elena Maria, Sue Muller and Val Schafer. Elizabeth Madden scored the longest drive from the fourth tee, and Elena Maria scored the most accurate drive from the eighth The members of the Catalina Island Women's Golf Club at the annual Christmas Scramble Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 11. (Courtesy photo) tee. A festive awards luncheon and a Christmas party were held at Steve's Steakhouse after the tournament. After the winners of the Christmas Scramble received their prizes, the group held a gift exchange. Women golfers who are island residents or visitors are welcome to join the Catalina Women's Golf Club. The group plays on Thursday mornings, beginning at 8:45 a.m. Pictured are Ellen Hodge, Phyllis Lorenzon, and Judy @ear. who are the win- ners of the annual Christmas Scramble Tournaments held by the Catalina Island Women's Colf Club. (Courtesy photo) Medical Center to mark 55 years 'Birthday' celebration and open house set for Jan. 15, 2015 2015. Fifty-five years have passed since the original Medical Center building opened on Falls Canyon Road on January 24, 1960. A special birthday celebration and an open house as part of the January Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Vsitor's Bureau mixer will officially unveil the hospital's latest renovations, ing featured six beds, an emergen- cy room, laboratory, X-ray and an observation room. Two doctors, Dr. Robert Staff and Dr. John Hancock, worked at the original hospital, which served a local population of around 2,000 people in 1960. Currently, the Medical Center has three full time physicians, npgrndesinP equipment, =a  nurse practitioner and visit- ....  and it's new handicap accessibil- mg medical specialists who see ity ramp. Avalon's originalhospital build- CIMg, Page 4 BY JUDY HIBBS There's going to be "a lot of can- dles on the cake" next year when the Catalina Island Medical Center :elebrates a rriil'sfone ifi pr6,)iding healthcare to the community on evening of Thursday, Jan. 15, ",.. ISLAND SPA ./ ) /  ? !, Spa Catalina Now Open! To book an appointment, please call 87Z 778.6454 ,': t  . ' , fq! . 1: r,,scentwenue ! Avalon CA907u,4 2 ! Friday, December 19, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER