The 2017 Rhinelander Athletic Booster Club (ABC) Golf Scramble is set to be held on Saturday August, 5th at the Rhinelander Country Club. The event is sponsored by Rhinelander GM Auto Center and Aspirus Rhinelander Clinic.
The annual event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the ABC, which supports Rhinelander High School, James Williams Middle School, and Rhinelander-area youth sports teams through monetary grants. The annual event, which has given back over $225,000 to community since 2002, according to 2016 numbers.
The event is a five-person Florida scramble, in which players register individually and will be grouped into a five-person team by the pro shop prior to the start of the tournament.
Registration is $95, or $65 for members of the Rhinelander Country Club. The price will include 18 holes of golf, a cart, dinner, and pin prizes. The first flight will tee off at 8:00AM, and the second will tee off at 1:00PM. There will also be a putting contest and gambling holes on the course.
Players are encouraged to sign up early to secure a spot because the registration is limited to 150 players. To register please contact Rhinelander Country Club (715-365-3201). Last year the team of Joe Flanders, Tim Kulhanek, Alan Olds, James Riopel, and Michele Riopel won the ABC Scrabmle.
The ABC is also in the process of soliciting donations, auction items, and hole sponsors for the tournament. To inquire about these opportunities, or any additional questions please contact Brandon Karaba, ABC President (715-218-8139).
Photo By Submitted Photo From left to right:Dave Robinson (Class of 1980 presenter), Nicolette Metropulos, Ali Schickert, Katherine Krueger, Albiona Sabani, Johanna Vandervest, Delanie Stafford, and Todd Johnson (Class of 1980 presenter). Missing is Anna Eckardt.
On Sunday, May 21st, The Friends of the RHS Class of 1980 awarded $6,000 to seven graduates at the annual Rhinelander High School award banquet.
The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Fund (RASF) receives financial support from 100 donors, including the RHS alumni class of 1980. For 2017, 80 different seniors earned 184 scholarships which amounted to $329,270.
The Class of 1980 holds an the annual scholarship scramble, which is held to raise funds for the next graduating class. The first year the scramble presented two $500 scholarships and now has grown to $6,000 a year in scholarships that are presented.
The seven recipients were Nicolette Metropulos, Ali Schickert, Katherine Krueger, Albiona Sabani, Johanna Vandervest, Anna Eckardt, and Delanie Stafford. Metropulos, Schickert, Krueger, Vandervest, and Stafford each were awarded $1,000. While Sabani and Eckardt both received $500 scholarships.
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