Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
On Friday, Feb. 24, the Ripon Quarterback Club held its annual Almond Blossom Golf Tournament at Spring Creek Country Club. We had a sold out field and the weather was the best.
We’d like to acknowledge and thank Jim Toal, Shea Rollins, Glen Stubblefield and their staff for doing a great job of hosting our event. Thanks also goes out to Mike Shaw, Chic Cardoza, Jim Stuart and Jim Rowe for helping set up the course. Want to thank Carol Franscella, Beverly Cardoza, Marge Vieira, Celena and Danny Brown and Craig Den Dulk for working out on the course during the day.
We also would like to thank everyone who supported us by either playing or donating to our tournament in other ways. We’d like to give special thanks Greg Wilson and Vernon Transportation and DBI Beverage for being corporate sponsors. To Bob Brocchini and Brocchini Farms for his continuing support of our raffle, Dean Uecker and Farmers Insurance and Steve’s Chevrolet for supplying the car for the hole in one contest and Vernon Transportation for sponsoring the putting contest. We want to thank Jeff Liotard, Curt Zimmerman and KiKi Shaw for donating raffle prizes.
We would also like to acknowledge and thank all the businesses that sponsored a golf hole this year. Schemper’s Hardware, Ole Towne, J.R. Laser Finishing , Travaille & Phippen Inc., American Pallet, McManis Family Vineyards, Tuff Boy Leasing, Simplot, Eisenga Backhoe & Trucking, Mountain Valley Express, Perkins Olive Ranch, Ripon Veterinary Hospital, Betschart & Son’s, Golden State Freight, Fonseca Farms, Pacific Southwest Irrigation, Kelly Day of Dibuduo Defendis Insurance, Economy Signs, Darryl Bartels -State Farm Insurance, the Law Office of Anthony R. Cardoza, Ruan, Lucca Winery, Dave Arniaz and Kingdon Drags, Fisher’s Nursery, Imhof Trucking, Bank of Stockton, Betterbuilt Truss, Boersma Brothers Inc, C & G Farms, Wever Trucking, Swier Napa Auto Parts and Valley Organics, Inc.
This is the 21th year we have held this tournament and it was one of the most successful and fun tournaments we have had. Our organization is committed in trying to make a difference in our community by helping Ripon’s youth athletics and we could not do this without the continued support everyone has given us.
Thank you all.
Ripon QB Club
March 2, 2012