Golfers raise $12,000 for firefighters, deputies
Last updated 10/9/2020 at 1:58pm
OTHELLO – The first-ever Red & Blue Benefit Tourney to raise funds for the Adams County Sheriff's Department and the Adams County Volunteer Firefighters was a whopping success Saturday, Oct. 2.
Othello Golf Club Manager Rick Wolfs said funds would be split evenly, with both groups receiving a check for $6,000.
Wolfs said 72 people showed up to golf in the event that began with a shotgun start at noon and lasted until almost 5 p.m. Wolfs said there was one team of volunteer firefighters; otherwise, teams were made up of mostly community members.
"We had some out-of-towners, too, from T...