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Wine tasting, golf play benefit Jowell Griggs
Jowell Griggs
Two events are planned next week to help Manteca resident Jowell Griggs and her family in her fight against cancer

An Evening of Appreciation for Jowell Griggs is Friday, June 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Delicato Winery, 12001 S. Highway 99,

The $25 donation includes hors d’oeuvres, wine, and good company.

To purchase your tickets, donate a raffle prize or for additional information, please call 823-6222.  

This Friday, June 5, is the deadline to register for a golf tournament that also will help Griggs with her medical bills.

The tournament is Sunday, June 14, at 8 a.m. at Jack Tone Golf Club in Ripon.

It is a four person scramble with a shotgun start. Prizes include first, second and third place finishes, the closest to the hole, and the longest drive.

$75 registration per golfer includes golf (cart not included) and tri-tip lunch.  There is a $10 tri-tip lunch available for non-golfers.

Mulligans and raffle tickets available for purchase at the tournament.

If you do not have a four-man team the committee will place individual golfers with other players.

Make checks out to Evelyn Agdoma and mail to: “Friends of Jowell Griggs” Golf Tournament c/o 22523 S. Union Road, Manteca, CA  95337.

Jowell, 42, discovered she has cancer in January.

She has been active in fundraising for the Boys & Girls Club to Give Every Child a Chance to the Manteca High Boosters, Sierra High Boosters, Sierra High Sober Graduation Committee, support group for the Sierra High boys basketball team, and the Fourth of July Committee to name a few.