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Letters to the Editor, 8-2-17

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To the Editor:

For the 22nd consecutive year, the Nexans AmerCable Kiwanis Golf Classic has served as a primary fundraiser for the El Dorado Kiwanis Club. During this time, the tournament has raised over $100,000 for youth services in the El Dorado area and all money raised has been returned to the community for our youth.

The Kiwanis Club provides support assistance to various youth organizations including the El Dorado Public Schools – Elementary Focus Schools, the El Dorado Boys and Girls Clubs, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Odyssey of the Mind, Special Olympics, Boy Scouts of America and many other organizations.

The El Dorado Kiwanis Club would like to thank the sponsors of the 2017 tournament for another successful fundraiser. Nexans AmerCable, as the major corporate sponsor, ensures the financial success of the tournament. Other corporate sponsors include:

Double eagle level: Lion Oil Company; Murphy USA; Nate & Anne Evers and Mustard Seed Financial LLC.

Eagle level: CIAS, Inc.; CP&P Construction; El Dorado Chemical Company; Emrich & Scroggins LLP; NOALMARK Broadcasting Corporation and Southern Bancorp.

Par 3 sponsors: Applied Inspection; Four R Marketing, LLC; Laney’s Collision Center, Inc.; Merrill Lynch; Parks & Company and Wiltran Logistics.

Birdie level: Bancorp South; First Financial Bank; HEPCO, Inc.; Petrin Corp; Southern Bancorp; Stone & Sawyer PLLC and Teague Auto Group.

Par level: Drs.Weddle and Baumgardner, Worth & Janis H. Camp; Cecil Polk-agent for Kansas City Life; CMI Insurance, LLC; William P. Cook & Associates, PLLC; Cook’s Business Solutions; El Dorado Printing & Stationary; Glenn Mechanical Company, Inc.; Magnolia Printing; Murphy-Pitard Jewelers, Inc.;

Simmons First Bank of El Dorado; United Insurance Agency, Inc. and The Warehouse Furniture Store.

Longest drive: Nortran Inc. Hole-in-one: Smackover Motors.

The Kiwanis Club would also like to thank all of the participants, volunteers and Dillon Malcolmson and his staff at Mystic Creek Golf Course. We look forward to another successful tournament in 2018 and hope to see everyone this fall for Pancake Day, our next major fundraiser.

Congratulations to all 12 teams that placed in our tournament.

El Dorado

Kiwanis Club

Nate Evers

Golf Chair

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