On Monday, July 24, The Block Island Lions Club held its annual July golf tournament at the Richmond Country Club. Eighty-eight players from the island, as well as many mainland golfers, joined together for a perfect day of golf.All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund and educational enrichment programs for Block Island School students. Each year the Club awards one or two graduating seniors a scholarship that can be renewed for three additional years if the student is in good academic standing. The students who are currently receiving scholarships are: Moira O’Neill, Charlotte Hall, Stephanie Rich, Amira Veldman-Wilson, Rory Crawford, Cally Weber and Campbell Coviello.The winning team with a score of 9-under was led by AJ Duarte. Other team members were: Zach Hornoff, Jacob Hornoff, and Justin. Other winners were: Ladies’ Longest Drive: Stephanie Comings; Ladies’ Closest to the Pin: Linda Jackson; Men’s Longest Drive: Zach Hornoff; Men’s Closest to the Pin: Dustin Gage. Ben Foster was the recipient of over $500 in the 50/50 raffle.The golf committee would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their support: Interstate Navigation provided complimentary roundtrip boat tickets.
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