The eighteenth annual Dr. Maus Dawson-Boyd Community Scholarship golf tournament was held on Saturday, September 21 at the Dawson Golf Course. The event was postponed a week due to the weather. The mixed-person-best-ball tournament provides a number of opportunities to win prizes at each hole. The top team of the day was Mike & Spencer Erickson and Roy Heinz. The team received $100 in Chamber Bucks. In addition each of the 9 hole winners received a prize worth $50. Another team won $200 in Chamber Bucks just for participating in the tourney!
The money, raised from registration fees, hole sponsorships and donations goes towards the Dr. Maus Dawson-Boyd Community Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is awarded annually to Dawson-Boyd graduates and alumni pursuing careers in healthcare. This year $1,000.00 scholarships were awarded to both Kaya Borg and Kayla Strand.
On Saturday, September 14 the JM Foundation held an 85th Birthday Celebration in Dr. Maus’s honor. The event was moved from the Golf Course to the Activities Room in the Care Center due to rain. Dr. Maus was greeted by old friends and colleges as well as community members.
The event was sponsored by Johnson Memorial Foundation. As in other years, local businesses and individuals sponsored holes and contributed the prizes for the winners. Sponsors for this year’s tournament include: A&B Auto Parts/NAPA, AMPI, AGP, Al’s Merchantile, Breberg Agency, Canby Farmers Grain, Central Minnesota Diagnostic Inc., CJ Mikes, The Country Butcher, Dairy Queen, Dawson-Boyd School, Dawson Co-op Credit Union, Dawson Engineering, Dawson Grain Co-op, Inc, Dawson Oil Co., Dawson Sentinel, Dawson Truck Parts/Viessman’s, Dr. Phil & Jean Maus, Erickson Chevrolet, Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home, Healthland, Heartland Eye Care Center, Highpoint, Howalt & McDowell Insurance, Jager Building Supply, Jim’s Clothing & Sporting Goods, Johnson Memorial Health Services, Kathy & Dwayne Johnson, KLQP Radio, Lac Qui Parle Co-op Oil, Lee Motors, Marc’s on Main, Midwest Truck & Parts, Minnwest Bank, Minnwest Insurance Agency, Morries Auto Wash, Monica’s Apparel & Accessories, Mycogen & Channel Seeds, Neon Needles, The Rusty Duck, Schommers Family Restaurant, Strand Insurance Agency, Swenson, Nelson and Stulz, Tollefson & Lee Law Office and Tri-County Insurance.
A special thank you to Mike Erickson, Danny Lee and Bruce Bergeson for helping to organize the golf tournament. Also thank you to Marc Thoen and Marilee Jager for helping put together the Birthday Celebration! For more information or to donate to the Dr. Maus Dawson-Boyd Community Scholarship Fund please contact Kristyn Wicht at the JM Foundation at 320-312-2111.