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Swing for Youth was success
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Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
The Friends of Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation just recently conducted the “Jim Brown Swing for Youth” Benefit Golf Tournament.  Proceeds from this event help the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department in supporting youth and teen program scholarships in the Manteca Community.  
A successful tournament requires strong community support. This support comes in the form of player participants, major sponsors, course sponsors, donors and volunteers.  This year we had an excellent blend of community support and benefactors.
We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincerest gratitude to the following; Major Sponsors of this event were; Bonnie Goodwin, Casino Real,  Richards, Watson, Gershon, Tilt Brown, Save Mart Supermarkets, All World Sports, Dino Cunial, Doctors Hospital, Manteca Police Officers Association, South San Joaquin Irrigation District and Trips & Tours.
Player Participants: We would like to thank each and every person who chose to participate in this year’s event.  It is your involvement and dedication to community, which make these events successful.
Course Sponsors: Bob Raymus, Brown Sand, Cabana Del Sol, California Association of Pest Control Advisors, Capital Door Sales, Delta Truck Center, Dominic Martos Insurance Agency, Donna Bordenkircher, Ron Laffranchi, Financial Center Credit Union, Fred and Kathryn Scholl, Gary Singh, Jacob Naven, Lantz and Sabrina Rey, McFall, Burnet and Brinton, PFM Asset Management, Precision Automotive, Punjabi-American Association of Manteca, Rich Silverman, Senior Advisory Commission, Stephen Schluer, Steve Winters, Tabak Law Firm, Teichert & Son, Valley Oak Dental and Vern Gebhart
Event Donors: Delta Sierra Beverages, DBI Inc., Coca- Cola, Pepsi Co, South San Joaquin Irrigation District, Roger Dunn Golf Shop, Jan Brown, Tilt Brown, Uncle Franks Grill, Steve’s Chevrolet, Alice’s Chocolates, Atlantis Hotel and Casino, Bank of Stockton, Big 5, Black Oak Casino, Boomers, Cache Creek, Concannon Vineyard, Dave Cox, Delicato Family Vineyards, El Jardin, Gallo Center, Rich Silverman, Guido’s Pizza,  Happy Hollow Zoo, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Mike Banton/Aflac, Prime Shine, Raley’s, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, San Francisco Opera House, Twin Pine Casino & Hotel, Youth Advisory Commission, Elkhorn Golf Club, Greenhorn Creek Resort, La Contenta Golf Club, Las Positas Golf Course, Oakdale Golf & Country Club, Reserve at Spanos, Spring Creek Golf and Country Club, Woodbridge Golf & Country Club and Poppy Hills Golf Course
A Special Thank You to Our Course Volunteers: S.A.F.E., Chris Breitenbucher, Brandy Clark, Ashley Burton, Bob Raymus, Trish Raymus-Davis, Judy Polanco, Mike Merilles, Wade Bowser, Emmanuel Torres, Blake Osgood, Jonathan White, Scott Morenzone,
In conclusion, we would once again like to thank all the tourney participants, our major & community sponsors, course sponsors, event donors and volunteers who helped make this a very special and enjoyable day. Their efforts will assist the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department as we reach out to the youth and teens of our community. 
Thank you one and all for a great event.

Friends of Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation Members, Lantz Rey, Lisa Goodwin, Monica Mendoza, Gabe Ayala, Kirk Brown, Jennie Carranza, Dave Cox, Vern Gebhardt, Ron Laffranchi, Stephen Schluer, Debbie Williams, Jim Brown, Suzanne Clemons and Frank Guinta