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Golf event benefits EMS

New Richmond EMS is sponsoring its fourth annual "Swing For Life" Golf Scramble event Monday, July 29, at the New Richmond Golf Club.

Individuals and foursomes of any ability are welcome to participate in the 18 hole scramble. Raffle ticket sales and check-in will begin at noon followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Dinner

is included and will be served following the scramble.

Pre-registration is available at New Richmond EMS, 344 S. Arch Ave., in New Richmond.

Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase mobile transport ventilators.

New Richmond Area Ambulance Service is a municipally-owned, non-profit 911 and inter-facility ambulance service covering approximately 210 square miles in western Wisconsin.

For more information, or for registration forms, visit and

follow the golf scramble link.

Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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