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Rowan Helping Ministries golf tournament

Staff report

SALISBURY — Rowan Helping Ministries held its ninth annual Ted Luther Memorial Golf Tournament on April 27, at The Revival at The Crescent.

Thirty-three teams participated, with proceeds raised going to support the programs of RHM, including food pantries in Mt. Ulla, Rockwell and Salisbury, as well as Jennie’s Kitchen, Shelter Services and the Crisis Assistance Network.

The following teams won prizes at the event:
Flight 1 — First place: John Struzick, Derek Overcash, Michael Parker and Seth Waller, with a score of 52; Second place: Red McCain, Bernard Caldwell, Norris Caldwell and Pristee Corry, 55;
Flight 2 — First place: Todd Phipps, Brad Reavis, Kyle Hill and Todd Rankin, 62; second place: Ben Luther, Lenny Shook, Corey Honeycutt and Jason Tucker, 62.

Individual prizes for the closest to the pin contests went to Tripp Edwards, Red McCain, Ed Miller and B. Caldwell.

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Major business sponsors for the event included Innospec Performance Chemicals, Salcoa Contracting Inc., F&M Investment Services, Curb Fox Equipment, DESCO, Inc., Father and Son Produce Market, M&M Electric Heating and Air Conditioning, Medley Electric, Rowan Animal Clinic, Thyatira Presbyterian Church Men and Women, Cleveland Drug Co. and Cintas Uniform Services.

Members of the tournament planning committee were: Paul and Linda Rogers, Wayne Kluttz, John Struzick, Jeff Matthews, Gary Applewhite, Nick Mueller, and Andre Resner.

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Ted Luther, assisted by Paul Rogers and Wayne Kluttz, led efforts nine years ago to establish a golf tournament to support Rowan Helping Ministries’ food pantry in Mt. Ulla. The tournament continues to be held annually in Luther’s memory and has been expanded to support other food pantries and programs of Rowan Helping Ministries.

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