Moe, Hinthorn win Fry Foundation tourney
June 29, 2012
Sixty-four golfers, some in full golf regalia,
brought sunglasses, sun-block, clubs,
aspirations of winning the golf tournament, and
possibly winning a car, to the Mirror Lake Golf
Course in Bonners Ferry, Friday, June 15.
Foundation President Linda Hiatt not
only helped organize the tournament, she
didn't do bad competing in it, either!
“We are very pleased with the large turn-out for
the community fund-raiser supporting Boundary
Community Hospital” said Marcia Morman,
Community Relations Coordinator for Boundary
Community Hospital. “The Fry Foundation’s Annual
Golf Tournament is one of Fry Foundation’s main
fund-raising events of the year. Linda Hiatt,
President of Fry Foundation, pulled off another
great day of golfing—even arranging for a sunny
Golfing began at 1 p.m. with information of how
to win a prize at each hole. Awards and a
fantastic steak dinner catered by Mirror Lake
Golf Course followed the 18-hole contest.
Players competed in two-person teams.
Ed Moe and Travis Hinthorn were overall winners,
and they will be flying high when Adventurist
Air flies them over the mouth of Hell’s Canyon
in a hot-air balloon for 90 minutes viewing
historical Lewis and Clark lands -- a prize
donated by Adventurist Air worth $399.
City Councilman Tom Mayo didn't get into
the winner's bracket, but he had a great
time staying out of it.
A total of $4,500 was raised.
Jeffrey Perkins, COO of Boundary Community
Hospital and co-chairman of the Golf Tournament
said, “The community support was overwhelming.
We had a record number of golfers. Many people
invited friends from all over -- our
farthest-away visitors were from Minden, Nevada,
and the donations of gifts for prizes were
absolutely fantastic. This was our fourth year
and we are looking forward to doing it again
J.B.’s Les Schwab and Riverside Auto Center gave
a re-usable water bottle to all participants.
Generous prizes were given by Boundary Tractor,
Chic-n-Chop, Dixon Golf, Edward Jones
Investments, Gift Gallery, Inland Northwest
Blood Mobile, Kootenai River Brewery, Moose
Valley Farms, Performance Off-Road, Ralph
Lotspeich Golf Lessons, Silverwood Theme Parks,
Spokane Chiefs Hockey, Spokane Indians Baseball,
and Sugar Plum Floral.
Riverside Auto Center was standing by with a
shiny 2011 Jeep Compass Limited SUV for the
lucky golfer who could sink the golf ball into
hole #8 with one shot, and a hole-in-one on the
17th hole would have won a $500 Visa Card, also
from Riverside Auto Center. In spite of valiant
attempts, no golfer was able to produce that
The Eagle Sponsor was Yellowstone Insurance
Exchange, Birdie Sponsor was Idaho Forest
Products, Par Sponsors were Panhandle State
Bank, and JB’s Les Schwab Tires, and Bogie
Sponsors were Community Title, LLC, Echo Springs
Transition Study Center, Eldon and Annie Koon,
Gardiner Prime Angus Beef Ranch, and Super One
Glenn Fodge and Gary Saccomanno placed second.
The Shortest Drive went to Matt McKinley, The
Longest Putt, Suzanne Cullinane; The Longest
Drive, Kevin Larson; The Closest To The Sand
Without Going In, Wallace Greene; The Most
Accurate Drive, Suzanne Cullinane; Closest to
Black/White Marker, Tim Rosco; Longest Putt,
Stan Pruitt; and The Last Place Finish, which
received the prize of golf lessons from Ralph
Lotspeich, was won by the team of Jessie and
Winner of the set of Festival of Trees Gala
Tickets, total value of $70, was Robert Hanover
from Riverside Plumbing. The Festival of Trees
is a large fund-raiser for the Fry Foundation.
Mark your calendar for Friday, December 7 and
the Gala on Saturday, December 8 of this year.
The Fry Foundation is one of our community’s
most vital organizations. It is the community’s
fund-raising vehicle helping enable Boundary
Community Hospital deliver quality health-care
in our rural setting.