Relay for Life of La Porte County golf scramble
The Relay for Life of La Porte County will host a golf scramble on June 15 at Beechwood Golf Course. Registration is at noon with a light lunch. A shotgun start will be at 1 and will have a four-man scramble format. Dinner is at 5:30 with team awards and a cash bar. Cost is $75 per golfer or $300 per team. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Sign up at Beechwood. Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. For details,, call Janet at 219-614-3282 or June at 219-608-6032.
Relay for Life of La Porte County
The Relay for Life of La Porte County will be on June 29 starting at 10 a.m. thru June 30 at 6 a.m. at the La Porte County Fairgrounds. It’s open to the public and free. There’ll be free entertainment, silent and live chair auctions, food, wares and games. For more information, contact Janet.Wartman@cancer.org or visit www.relayforlife.org/laportecountyin.
McLain to appear in Three Oaks
The Biggest Little Baseball Museum and the Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, Mich., will host Denny McLain, baseball’s last 30-game winner, on June 22. The former Detroit Tiger, who won the American League MVP and Cy Young awards in 1968, when he went 31-6, will conduct an autograph session at the museum, located at 3 N. Elm St., from 9-11 a.m. At 11:30, he will appear on stage at the nearby Acorn Theater, where he will reminisce with fans about his teammates and the ‘68 world championship season. The presentation will be followed by another autograph session in the theater lobby. The $10 theater admission price includes a hot dog, unlimited soft drinks, and a box of Cracker Jack. There will also be a cash bar. Tickets are available on the Acorn website at www.acornlive.org.
Drifters Golf Outing July 19
The Michigan City Drifters Scholarship 9 Hole Women’s Golf Play Day for all skill levels will be July 19 at the M.C. Municipal Course. Cost is $50 per golfer of $200 per team. The fee includes lunch with games at every hole. Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30. There is a $20 donation for lunch (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) with access to women-owned business vendors. The Drifters will also award its annual scholarships to high school seniors showcasing leadership, community service and academics. For details on the event or the various sponsorships, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Angie Nelson Deuitch at 219-561-6389.
St. Stan's 5K Saturday
St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church will hold the seventh annual St. Stanislaus 5K run on Saturday at Nelson Park in Trail Creek. Race proceeds will fund needed repairs to St. Stanislaus Church, one of LaPorte County’s oldest Catholic churches. The race course treks through the beautiful surroundings of Nelson Park and Trail Creek. Unique plaques will be given in eight age divisions for women, men and children, plus the top three overall female and male runners and the top female and male walkers. Race entry forms are available at the school, the Trail Creek Town Hall and Robert Tylisz Appliance. Entry forms can be downloaded at ststanstc5Krunwalk.com or enter online at RunSignUp.com. Enter key word “St. Stans 5k.”