Carmi, IL – On August 27th, Wabash Christian Village (WBCV) hosted their 7th annual Golf Scramble at Carmi Country Club with 19 teams participating. 90֯ temperatures did not keep the golfers from getting out to enjoy the beautiful course. Norris City Methodist Church took first place with David Spence, Dave Gray, Joe Skaggs, and Terry Austin rounding out the team. Our generous First Place Sponsors were: Ferrell Hospital, First Bank, Wabash General Hospital, and Carmi First Christian Church. Second place, sponsored by Slay’s Carpet and Kathy Fridley, was taken by Steve Garrett, Don Garrett, C.H. Allyn, and Brad Spence from the Carmi First Christian Church team. Rob Mason, Colton Slover, Curt Sexton and Colby Steele captured third place despite the unrelenting heat of the afternoon. Third place was sponsored by Janice Gates, Yesterday’s Drive In, Rush Appliance, Plum Street Pharmacy and Martin & Bayley – Huck’s Market. Thank you to the above teams as well, including Ferrell Hospital, Little Prairie Christian Church, Wabash General Hospital, First Southern Baptist Norris City, Ronocco Beverage Solutions, Boyd Christian Church, First Bank, Enfield Christian, ACF Resources, Slay’s Carpet and a number of individuals.

Jane Brezzette won Closest to Pin, sponsored by Greenwalt & Sons Construction – Wayne City and Town and Country Real Estate. Longest Drive winners were Joe Skaggs for Seniors, Chad Buss for Men and Tamara Gould winning the Ladies category. Longest Putt went to Sandra Bryant playing on the Ronocco Beverage Solutions team. Hole-in-One Sponsors included Select Rehab, Hamilton Memorial Hospital, Hale Body Shop and Trident Care. Wrapping up our sponsorship is the Hole Sponsors: Taylor Eye Care, Gholson Funeral Home, Roark Trucking, Norris City Christian Church, Senior Care Pharmacy, Carmi Chamber of Commerce, City of Carmi, Campbell Funeral Home, Dr. Zahid Saqib, Carmi Lumber Company, Rice Motor Company, Mitch’s Painting Service, McDonald’s and Little Giant Grocery Outlet.

We are grateful for the success of this event with proceeds going to help offset additional and unexpected expenses related to Covid in 2020. We appreciate the Wabash Christian Village Auxiliary for their assistance. A special thank you to the Wabash Christian Village Maintenance crew for grilling lunch. This event would not be possible without all of the sponsors and golfers who were willing to donate their day to participate. A big thank you to Neal Cutchin and Lana with the Carmi Country Club for being outstanding to work with.

Wabash Christian Village, a division of Christian Horizons, is one of 11 communities, located in four Midwestern states, which are faith-based, not-for-profit and offer a variety of services including independent living garden homes and apartments, assisted living, GracePoint rehab-to-home, memory care and long-term care. Christian Horizons has been providing compassionate care for older adults since 1962.