News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Opinion

May 21, 2013

READERS’ FORUM: May 21, 2013

Great response to annual golf outing

Once again, this community has responded and made the Wabash Valley Community Foundation’s 19th Annual Golf Outing a success. The Community Foundation board, volunteers and staff would like to thank all of those who participated and sponsored the event. The event netted over $32,000 for the Community Foundation.

This tournament wouldn’t have been such a successful fundraising event if it weren’t for the generosity of our various sponsors. We would like to recognize Monarch Beverage for again being the title sponsor of this event for the ninth year.

Our other major sponsors include Sackrider and Co. (trophy sponsor), Riddell National Bank (lunch sponsor), Templeton Coal Co. (cart sponsor), Burke Spring Inc. (food tent sponsor), Riddell National Bank. Wabash Valley Mechanical Contractors and Westminster Village Terre Haute (beverage cart sponsors), Smith Barney-Terry Hogan (hole-in-one sponsor) Baesler’s Market (snack and raffle prize sponsor), and Terre Haute Savings Bank (water sponsor).

The hole sponsorships demonstrate the extent of the community support for the Community Foundation. The Foundation appreciates their generosity. Our 2013 Hole Sponsors include 500 Express, All State Manufacturing, Baesler’s Market, Clabber Girl, CSN, Dick Vining, Distributors Terminal, Duke Energy, Embroidery Express, FEG, First Financial Bank-Trust Services, Forrest Sherer, Freitag-Weinhardt, Hamilton Center, Holiday Inn, Jewett Printing, Jo Einstandig, Marketability, Meis Ventures, MillerWhite Marketing, Old National Bank Insurance, Ragle & Co., Randy Stevens, RBW Logistics Co., Inc.,  Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Terre Haute Economic Development Corp. ,Terre Haute Savings Bank, Union Hospital, United Actuarial Service, Vigo County School Corp., and Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy, LLP.

Twenty-nine teams played in the outing. Congratulations to Industrial Supply Co. team of Don Ireland, Jack Simpson, Tristan Ireland and Jason Ireland for winning with the lowest gross score and to Central Wabash Valley Construction Trades team of Mike Jones, Bill Treash, Bubba Harris and Jeff Hayes for winning with the lowest net score.

Congratulations also to First Financial Bank-Trust Services, second place low net; First Financial Bank, second place low gross; Light House Mission, third place low net; and City of Terre Haute, third place low gross.

The other businesses that fielded teams include 500 Express, Central Wabash Valley Construction Trades, City of Terre Haute, CSN, Freitag-Weinhardt, Inc., Hulman & Co. IBEW Local 725, Indiana State University,

Individual Golfers were Dick Vining, Bob Sanders, Ralph Cutter, Jim Cristee and Brian Miller, Jadcore, Light House Mission, Monarch Beverage, Old National Bank, First Financial Bank, First Financial Bank-Trust Services, Industrial Supply, Old National Bank Insurance, Regional Hospital, Riddell National Bank, Sycamore Engineering, Terre Haute Savings Bank, Terry Hogan-Smith Barney, Union Hospital, Wabash Valley Packaging, Westminster Village Terre Haute (two teams) Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy, LLP, and Wright, Shagley & Lowery.

A special thanks goes also to those individuals and businesses that contributed toward the success of the tournament including Coldwell Banker Troy Helman Realtors, Hulman and Co., and Legacy Professionals, LLP.

Finally, I want to thank the many volunteers who served on the steering committee on tournament day. Those include: Champ Coughlin, Maureen Coughlin, Curtiss Davis, Sandy Reece, Richard Shagley, David Doti, Charlie Williams, Carolyne Holcombe, Becky Fredrick, Francie Sutch, Jon Ford, Julie Baesler, Carolyn Monaghan, Rick Shagley, Fred Nation and Jackie Lower.

The Foundation appreciated the community’s support. It looks forward to the 20th Annual Event next year on May 1, 2014. For those interested in volunteering with the Foundation, visit our website, wvcf.com and select About Us, then Career/Volunteer Opportunities to review volunteer opportunities available.

— Dick Vining

Spring Outing Chair, WVCF

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Opinion
  • RONN MOTT: Spring activities settle into northside park

    Some say young love blossoms like the flowers in the spring. It must be spring, because we witnessed the first wedding ceremony performed in the Collett Park gazebo on a recent Saturday.

    April 18, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Get smart with 911

    Worst-case scenarios when emergency service are needed are not things people like to think about. But focused attention on details in advance could make a life-changing, even life-saving, difference in the future.

    April 17, 2014

  • FLASHPOINT: Heading in the wrong direction

    A study released last week by the Tax Foundation reported Indiana taxpayers saw one of the sharpest increases in tax burden since 2001. Dig deeper and the numbers are more alarming.

    April 17, 2014

  • Ronn Mott.jpg RONN MOTT: They didn’t make it!

    The “One and Dones” done went and didn’t! (I know this is grammatically incorrect, but I want those folks down in Kentucky to read it.)

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • tstribunestar EDITORIAL: Dealing with eroded trust

    Our neighbors in Putnam County are understandably concerned, even outraged, over problems in their sheriff’s department. People have a right to expect their chief law-enforcement agency — one of the most important public institutions in any community — to operate professionally and effectively.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Readers’ Forum: April 17, 2014

    • A blessing from our young folks

    • Confidence in judge candidate

    April 16, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Preparing for voting changes

    The primary election, during which Hoosiers will traipse to their polling places to select party candidates to fill the ballot for the general election, is now three weeks away.

    April 15, 2014

  • Readers’ forum: April 16, 2014

    • Mott’s rant on global warming

    • Salvation through the Indian way

    April 15, 2014

  • Ronn Mott.jpg RONN MOTT: Royce Waltman

    In recent days the papers have been full of good things about Royce Waltman. Not a lot of puffery, but more like Royce himself… straight, true and right at you.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • LIZ CIANCONE: Not much peace since war to end all wars

    My jaw dropped the other day when I read that this year, 2014, marks 100 years since the start of World War I. No, you wise guys, I wasn’t there personally.

    April 14, 2014

  • Readers’ Forum: April 15, 2014

    Sound choice for county judge
    Giving your car the care it needs
    Park restrooms should be open

    April 14, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Noteworthy in the news (Honors for outstanding women)

    Honors for outstanding women
    Sprucing up around the wetlands
    You can say that again
    Reader Poll results

    April 13, 2014

  • Readers’ Forum: April 14, 2014

    Alternatives to ‘injustice’

    April 13, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Teaming up to fight the ugliness of graffiti

    Graffiti hurts the Terre Haute community. It deflates property values and local pride. It literally paints an image of carelessness on the city.

    April 12, 2014

  • MARK BENNETT: It’s (Not) So Easy

    Arctic air bled into the Wabash Avenue post-hippie-era diner-pub every time the wooden door swung open.

    April 12, 2014

  • ERIC SCHANSBERG: The 1040 tax form turns 100

    The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution brought us the federal income tax in 1913. A year later, the 1040 tax form was born.

    April 12, 2014

  • Readers’ Forum: April 13, 2014

    • An attack of hypocrisy

    • New jail not a good idea

    • Thinking about the next election

    • Being positive a tremendous asset

    • Work status a matter of value

    April 12, 2014

  • FLASHPOINT: Time to fix government

    In 1965, the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, Wilbur Mills, brought legislation establishing Medicare and Medicaid to the floor of the U.S. House. That was my first year in Congress, and I remember vividly the moment when Mills came to the Democratic caucus to explain his plans.

    April 12, 2014

  • Death Notice: April 13, 2014

    Phillip Herman

    April 12, 2014

  • GUEST EDITORIAL: Despite high court ruling, big money may not guarantee election success

    The Supreme Court has taken the predictable next step in the wake of its 2010 Citizens United decision in which it lifted the limit on donations wealthy donors can make to certain political entities.

    April 11, 2014

  • RONN MOTT: Pondering our planet’s future

    I watched a TV show recently and the subject was global warming.

    April 11, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Warm thoughts for Waltman

    When Royce Waltman left Indiana State University as its head basketball coach in 2007, there was a sense of disappointment in the community that covered a broad spectrum.

    April 11, 2014

  • Readers' Forum: April 11, 2014

    • An appeal for organic farming

    • Kesler best choice for judge position

    April 11, 2014

  • RONN MOTT: Bits & Pieces

    I don’t know about you, but I get a total sense of helplessness when I realize 239 people died in one airplane crash. And to make it worse, if that is possible, the loved ones left behind can’t close. Maybe this week.

    April 10, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Road work season requires motorists’ undivided attention

    Spring’s budding flowers, trees and grasses are not the only colorful eye candy popping up on the west-central Indiana landscape. Those orange barrels and pylons common to construction areas are appearing as well.

    April 9, 2014

  • Readers' Forum: April 10, 2014

    • Appreciation for writer’s views

    • Amazed by policy on birth control

    April 9, 2014

  • EDITORIAL: Dangers lurking among us

    Hardly a week goes by without multiple stories being published in this newspaper detailing the arrests, court proceedings, convictions or sentencings of individuals involved in sex crimes against children or young teens. It’s a disturbing trend that underscores the ever-present dangers that exist where we may least expect them.

    April 9, 2014 1 Story

  • Readers' Forum: April 9, 2014

    April 9, 2014

  • Ronn Mott.jpg RONN MOTT: Basketball and Done

    I guess I’m going to have to change my mind about the “One and Done” rule. It would seem the future professionals wearing university uniforms — national runner-up Kentucky is an example — has proven me a fool. Why should I care about the education they are getting, or not getting?

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • LIZ CIANCONE: Angling for a mate not fond of fishing

    While many little girls daydream about the dream man they hope to find, it seems to me that they concentrate on all the wrong things. I can’t discount the appeal of beauty, brains and virtue, but my dream man was one who was not dedicated to fishing.

    April 7, 2014

Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Today in History for April 18th
NDN Video
Jabari Parker's Top 5 Plays From Duke Career Kourtney Kardashian Is a Bikini Babe More Manpower Than Ever Expected At 4/20 Rally Debunk'd: Miley Cyrus AIDS, Cheeseburgers Cause Cancer, Military Warning Bill Previewing the NBA playoffs Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite My name is Cocaine Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity