The Andy Smith Sr. Memorial Special Needs Golf Tournament at Hiwan Golf Club on July 15 raised more than $35,000 for the Evergreen Park & Recreation District’s special needs programs and two other charities.
Twenty-eight foursomes participated in the tournament, for which NBA player Keith Van Horn was honorary chairman.
Jaden Schupp of Evergreen, daughter of Denise Schupp, graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with a major in biochemistry and minors in religion, medical humanities, math and biology. She started medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston on July 22.
Tatum Terrill Gard was born on July 10, 2013, at Littleton Adventist Hospital to proud parents Rachel and Kevin Gard of Morrison.
Tatum was welcomed by his big sister, Macy. Maternal grandparents are David Lamers of Denver and Terri Lamers of Norwood. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Barbara Jean Gard.
Tatum was also warmly received by great-grandmothers JoAnne Sayder of Norwood and Ruth Lamers of Penrose.
Evergreen artist Harold Linke was selected to place a piece in the Benson Sculpture Garden in Loveland. This is an honor bestowed on only a handful of artists, and Harold’s piece was installed on July 13 at the park. The piece he was asked to install is a life-size edition of “Girly Curl.”
Jamie and Kyle Pedersen are delighted to announce the birth of their twin sons, Wyatt Robert and Eugene David Pedersen.
The boys were born under the blue moon on Aug. 31, 2012, in Hudson, Wis. Wyatt was born at 9:49 p.m. and weighed 7 pounds, and he was 19 inches long. Eugene was born at 9:55 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds, and he was 19 inches long. Their 2-year-old big sister, Cora, loves her new brothers.
Proud grandparents are Karyn and Dave Pedersen of Evergreen and Diane and Denny Lowe of Willow River, Minn.
Evergreen High School student Ian Klein is collecting donations and funds for an Eagle Scout project to restore a trail at the Humphrey Memorial Park & Museum of Evergreen.
Klein estimates that he will need $800 in donations for supplies. He is also asking for a sponsor to fund lunch for about 50 workers on July 12 and Aug. 9.
The project will be to restore a trail, and to place rest stops and benches along the trail. The trail is named the Jim and Joe Trail after the original owners of the ranch.
Soon after getting word of the disastrous fire in Colorado Springs, members of the Evergreen Salvation Army Extension Unit voted to send a $5,000 check to the Intermountain Headquarters to assist in providing relief services throughout Colorado.
The donation represents about 12 percent of what was raised in the annual Red Kettle drive last November and December when area volunteers rang bells in front of King Soopers, Safeway and Walmart.