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VIN MANNIX column | Southeast’s golf tourney May 22

Southeast High’s 22nd annual golf tournament is May 22 at Tara Golf & Country Club.

It benefits Seminoles athletics, the booster club and college scholarships.

Call Paul Maechtle at 741-3366, ext. 2013. Or 920-0713.

n Anna Mae Rowe is 73. Cheers from David, her husband for 50 years come October.

n The 25th Annual Michelle Wells Memorial Golf Tournament raised almost $33,000 at Waterlefe Golf and River Club, an event record.

The tournament has raised nearly $386,000 for the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches and is in honor of former Sheriff Charlie Wells’ daughter, who died in a car crash at 19.

The men’s winning foursome: Greg Buchanan, Ken Dorsey, Scott Lamoreaux and Kip Radigan.

The women’s winners: Chris Martin, Christine Thomason, Dana Tisdale and Linda Zorbo.

n A bow to LRHS prom queen Kristi Todd from proud pop John, brother Jeremy and grandpa Joe.

n After boyfriend Brett Reeder graduated from UF with a degree in food and resource economics in December, Amanda Jean Johnson matched it May 1. Cheers from parents Brett and Brenda Johnson and Gary and Brenda Reeder.

n MHS hosts “Jazz in the Courtyard” tonight to benefit the band program. It’s at 6 p.m., it’s free and bring a lawn chair.

n Saint Stephens’ Kathleen Addison is Yale-bound and a National Merit Honor Society inductee.

Congrats from dad Dr. C.J. Addison and stepmom Teena.

n MHS cheerleader Grace Gurucharri is “Sweet 16” and big sis Corrie graduates summa cum laude from Tulane with a master’s in accounting and the Tulane 34 Award. Cheers from Jean, Mike and Brian.

n Palmetto’s JV cheerleaders are Courtney Anderson, Chelsea Evans, ShaNiya Everett, Elena Goff, Stephanie Gwynn, Shea Hartford, Quinteria Holmes, Zaire Holmes, Keliesha Jackson, Adriana Maldonado, Rilida McDuffie, Shayla McMillian, Bailey Mosley, Andrea Robertson, Taryn Sczyrba, Rachel Watson, Destiny Weeks, Victoria Whidden, Denali Willis and Krysten Wilsie.

n Gulf Shore Animal League’s spring garage sale is 9 a.m. Saturday at 1703 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton. Visit, or call 747-2284.

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