Phil Callaway Invitational raises $25,000

 

On June 16, the rain held back just long enough for golfers to enjoy the first ever Phil Callaway Invitational golf tournament. The purpose was to raise money to renovate dorm rooms at Prairie, and $25,000 came in, thanks to the generosity of local businesses, golfers, and premiere sponsor, Steven C. Snyder.
"Best tournament ever," said local photographer Ron Nickel. "To have the President of Prairie meet you in the parking lot and carry your bags to your cart? It was something I won't forget

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Chris Penner, of Three Hills IGA, presents Deborah Sept, of Three Hills, with a $5,200 IGA Grocery Gift card. Deb was the Grand Prize winner at IGA's 25th Anniversary Celebration. Other winners included Donna Perry (Olympic pins), Helen Plant (MP3 player), Lynnel Christie (NHL Jersy and Hat), Jim McLellan (Team Canada Hoody), Nancy Vincent (GPS), J. Jones and Laurie Stelyk (Kicking Horse Coffee Gift Packs).

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Three Hills and area residents had the opportunity to step back in time Saturday, June 19 at the Kneehill Museum Demonstration Day. There were demonstrations on threshing, blacksmithing, rope making, sheep shearing, horse shoeing and more. There was music and song and fresh buns with hand churned butter and there were Boom Town Tales by Historical Characters. For all ages there was a petting zoo, popcorn, Prairie lemonade and homemade pie. Got to threehillscapital.com for video of this event.

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Three Hills and District Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Three Hills partnered in hosting their Annual Main Street Garage Sale and "Catch the Spirit" Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, June 19. About 35 vendors filled Main Street with items of all descriptions and price ranges. Sales were brisk under perfect summer conditions. About $1,500 was raised through donations toward the new Three Hills Wading Pool and Splash Park as a result of the breakfast that served about 900 people.

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