The annual Linda Heldt Memorial Laker Scholarship Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, July 14, at the Estherville Golf Course. Heldt, a long-time well-respected Iowa Lakes Athletic Department employee, succumbed to pancreatic cancer in 2007.
Proceeds from the event provide scholarships for Iowa Lakes Community College student-athletes.
There will be a pre-event social held at Woody’s Pizza in Estherville Friday, July 13, beginning at 6 p.m. Social admission is free and patrons will pay for their own food and beverage. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the event. Golfer registration will begin Saturday, July 14, at 8 a.m., with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The event will feature a nine-hole, four-person best shot tournament format. Entry fee is $100 per golfer or $400 per four-person team and includes green fees, cart (if requested), Iowa Lakes Athletics shirt, lunch and scholarship fund contribution.
Sponsors to date include A&W / Cargo Express, Avera Holy Family Hospital, Bank Midwest, Bank Plus, Blum-Leonard Agency, Building Center of Estherville, Community Bank and Insurance, Estherville Rotary Club,Farm Bureau- Ken Jensen, Helen’s Laundry, Holiday Express Corporation, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, J.B. Mertz &Son, KICD-AM / CD 107.7-FM / Lite 104.9-FM, KILR 95.9 FM 1070 AM Radio, Kingston Health and Life, KUOO / Q102/ Y100, NorthStar Bank and Agency, Northwest Bank, Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint and Sports Surgeons, Olson Chiropractic, and Ruan Securities.