Weather Forecast


Golfers support disabled people

SHELDON, Iowa -- The heat didn't stop 122 golfers from turning out July 18 at The Ridge Golf Club in Sioux Center, Iowa, for the 11th annual Village Northwest Unlimited Benefit Golf Tournament.

More than $27,000 was raised at this year's event, which will be used to benefit the 180 people with disabilities served at VNU.

Tournament sponsors included: DEMCO, Boyden, Iowa, Perspective Insurance, Sheldon, and the David Scott Foundation, Omaha, Neb. (key sponsors); Den Hartog Industries Inc., Hospers, Iowa, Sawyer Construction, Sheldon, People's Bank, Sheldon, and Sanford Health, Sheldon (premier sponsors); Darrell and Barb Burns/Edward Jones, Sheldon, Northwestern Bank, Sheldon, Siouxland Fabricating Inc., Rock Valley, Iowa, Vetter Health Services, Omaha, and Wheelchair Dynamics, Sheldon (lucky hole sponsors); American State Bank Investment Trust, Sioux Center (noon meal sponsor), and several others.

To date, this event has raised nearly $172,000 -- funds that directly benefit the individuals receiving services at VNU.