Cowichan Lake news tidbits

 

Golf tourney raises $2,500

The Second Annual Chris “Tiny” Laughlin Memorial Golf Tournament raised nearly $2,500 for his young son, Blake Laughlin’s, trust fund.

The winning team players were Boycie Ketch, Tyler Forrest, Reagan Mayo, and Brad Floyd.  The tournament ended in a tie, with Brad Floyd chipping in the winning shot from 30 feet away to win on a playoff hole.

1/2 Cutz win two, lose two

The 1/2 Cuts slo-pitch team had four games the week of May 9. They managed to win against the Outlaws and the Ravens, and lost to the Jays and the Spartans.

The one game they had the subsequent week, against the Oak, was a winning one for the 1/2 Cutz.

Thus far in the season, the 1/2 Cutz are six wins and two losses.

Cancer fund-raiser

In the midst of the Lake Days festivities, a cancer fund-raising book sale will be held in the office located next to the Lake Cowichan Gazette office.

The book sale is being hosted by the Pink Laydeeze; a local cancer fund-raising group, Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Scholarship night at LCSS

Lake Cowichan Secondary School is holding their annual scholarship night, at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 9.

The school’s top Grade 12 students will be financially helped into their post secondary journey.

 

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