United Way Golf Classic
A total of 32 teams competed in the 12th annual United Way Golf Classic to support United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, with the Sertoma 1 team of Anthony Zimny, Royce Martin, Eddie Reif and Scott Duberowski claiming top honors.
Longest drive honors went to Ben Vangsness and Kaylee Emter, while Kristi Kjeseth and Nick Heydt won the longest putt and Brooke Steinbring and Dan Lee won the closest to the pin contest.
The Sertoma team also won the Golden Club award, a traveling trophy between Rotary and Sertoma, with the grand prize going to Pete Woit.
The tournament was held at the Geneva Golf Club.
Zumbathon at YMCA
The Alexandria Area YMCA will hold a Zumbathon on Saturday, July 14 from 9-11 a.m. in the YMCA parking lot.
The event is open to those ages 14 and older. Participants are welcome to come and go throughout the event.
Cost is a suggested $5 donation per person. No reservations or experience is required.
Proceeds will benefit the YMCA Phase II Capital Expansion.
For more information, contact Jackie Bucholz at (320) 834-9622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-H Night at the Beetles
The Alexandria Beetles will hold 4-H Night on Saturday, July 28.
4-H’ers from Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Lac qui Parle, Pope and Stevens counties will be providing fun games and prizes for children before the game begins and will be holding intermission activities between innings.
Tickets for 4-H families can be purchased from county 4-H offices with tickets for the public available online at www.alexandriabeetles.com or at the gate the day of the game.
The second annual Harvest Duathlon is set for Saturday, September 1 in Alexandria.
In addition, there will be a kids’ race for children 10 and younger August 31.
For more information or to register, visit www.harvestduathlon.com.
Botzet memorial run/walk
The first Kortni Botzet memorial 5K run/walk and kids’ fun run will be held Saturday, July 14 at the Carlos Elementary School.
Proceeds from the event will go toward a scholarship fund in Botzet’s name, with her class (class of 2022) being the first recipients.
Registration will be at 7:30 a.m., with the 5K run/walk beginning at 8 a.m. and the kids’ fun run at 9:15 a.m.
Cost is $20 for the 5K, and the kids’ fun run is free.
To register, visit “Celebrating the life of Kortni Anne Botzet” on Facebook, or e-mail kortnisPATH@gmail.com.
Lake Minnewaska triathlon
The 10th annual Lake Minnewaska triathlon will be Saturday, August 4 along the shores of Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood.
The course is a 400-yard swim parallel to the beach, 11.1-mile bike loop and 2.5-mile run.
For more information, visit www.minnewaskatriathlon.com or register at www.zapevents.com.
Contact Linda Hoffmann, race director, at email@example.com.
Mount Carmel golf tourney
The 17th annual Mount Carmel golf tournament is set for Friday, July 13 at the Lake Miltona Golf Course.
There will be an 11 a.m. lunch and registration followed by a noon shotgun start. There will be music and appetizers at 4:30 p.m. with an Italian dinner and prizes at 5:30 p.m. at the lodge.
Cost is $100 per person for golf, lunch and dinner, or $25 per person for dinner only.
The tournament benefits the Mount Carmel Ministries family camperships.
For more information or to become a hole sponsor, call (320) 846-2744 or visit www.mountcarmelministries.com.
Lakes Area gymnastics
Lakes Area Recreation is offering gymnastics day camps from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. throughout the summer.
No gymnastics experience is required and each week will have a different challenge.
Camps run from July 16-20, July 23-27, August 6-10, August 20-24 and August 27-31.
Cost is $125 per week and camps are for ages 7 and older.
Register online at www.lakesarearecreation.com or call (320) 762-2868.
FCA/YMCA golf scramble
The Alexandria Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and the Alexandria Area YMCA will hold a golf scramble on Monday, July 23 at the Alexandria Golf Club, with the proceeds supporting the YMCA financial assistance program and the FCA camp scholarships.
Registration is at 11:45 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Dinner and a program will begin at 5 p.m.
Registration includes golf, cart, dinner and the program.
Cost is $125 per person or $500 per team and is limited to 32 teams.
To register early, contact the Alexandria Area YMCA at (320) 834-9622.