Fungo was success

To the Journal editor:

On behalf of the third annual Fungo Classic golf fundraiser for Northern Michigan University hockey, Cancer Care of Marquette County, Bay Cliff Health Camp and Marquette County Junior Golf, many thanks to all who made this a huge success.

Thanks to the 63 golfers who braved less than ideal conditions. Special thanks go to the 100-plus hole sponsors who graciously support this event year after year. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Goals were achieved because of you.

Many thanks to our prize donators including NMU Bookstore; BSA Yamaha; Comfort Suites; Marquette Golf and Country Club;Paul Grant; Morgan Creek Carvings; RSPS Active Physical Therapy; Jandrons Jewelry; and Mark Olver and Dave Mingay. Thanks to Marc, Mike and especially Matt Garrison and Jordan Emerick for all your assistance behind the scenes.

Thanks to Patrick and the clubhouse staff. Both groups helped make this a wonderful success. Special thanks to Dennis Hickey during registration and on the golf course during the event.

The Heritage Course provided golfers with great conditions, which made for an enjoyable event. Thanks Craig Moore and staff. Again, thanks to all who made this event a huge success.

Looking forward to next year.

Larry Heiskanen, event organizer