Sixth-annual Good Samaritan Bowl is in the record books
The sixth-annual Good Samaritan Bowl, hosted by the Good Samaritan Societies of Mountain Lake and St. James, is now in the record books. Bowlers were able to meet the $15,000 goal – plus have a lot of fun in the process.
The bowling event was held afternoons and evenings, Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, at Madelia Lanes in Madelia.
The fundraiser was held to raise monies that will be split 50/50 between the Good Samaritan Societies in Mountain Lake and St. James, with monies raised designated toward resident room furnishings at each facility.
The primary sponsor for Good Samaritan Bowl was Buhler Construction Company of Butterfield.
The list of major sponsors included First National Bank of St. James, Downs Food Group of Mankato, Bargen Incorporated of Mountain Lake, Pioneer Bank of St. James, Armour Eckrich of St. James and the Odin Craft Mill of Odin.
KDOM radio of Windom was noted as the event’s major media sponsor.
Lane sponsors were Triumph State Bank-Butterfield, Nu-Way, Prairie Rehab, Wells Federal Bank, Rognlie Nursery, Birkholz Law, Tri-County Implement and BKC Contruction.
The list of alley sponsors included Peterson Thrifty White Drug and Gifts of Mountain Lake, Balzer Manufacturing of Mountain Lake, Odin State Bank of Odin, Midway Farm Equipment of Mountain Lake, T & K Transport of Mountain Lake, Observer/Advocate, Nickel Construction, Harder & Ness Agencies and Sunde Olson Kircher and Zender Attorneys of St. James.
Military families had the opportunity to bowl during this event at no cost on Saturday evening, thanks to local donors.
Returning as emcee was former Good Samaritan Society-St. James Maintenance Supervisor Tim Flaata.
Raised for the two facilities over the course of the two days of bowling was $15,000+.
Raffle Prize Winners
+ Six We-Fest tickets (KDOM Radio) – Mary Soucek of St. James.
+ Two Throback Collapsible Patio Chairs and PartySide Table (Ceedair Wood Products) – Beth Smith of Mt. Lake.
+ Four Winstock tickets (KDOM Radio) – Smith Appliance of Windom.
+ 1/2 Processed Hog from KBQ Pork of Mountain Lake – Lauralynn Baarson of Ormsby.
+ 1/2 Processed Hog from KBQ of Mountain Lake – Richard Conrad of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
+ 18V Battery-Operated Drill (Overson Lumber of St. James) – Terese Hall of Butterfield.
+ Stihl Gas-Powered Trimmer FS38 (Fleet/Farm of St. James) – Rodney Hayes of St. James.
+ Cordless Screwdriver Kid and Impact Drill/Drive Set from Lampert lumber of Windom – Eric Lutterman of Illinois.
+ $100 Casey’s Gift Card (Casey’s) – Lori Hansen of St. James.
+ $100 “The Matchless Gift” Certificate (The Matchless Gift of Mountain Lake) – Eileen Adrian of Mountain Lake.
+ $100 Cash (Marilyn Pederson of Mountain Lake) – Cory Conrad of Otsego.
Bowlers-Only Prize Winners
+ Gold Bracelet (Gem Den of St. James) – Jocy Anderson of St. James.
+ Pool Pass (Super 8 Motel of St. James) – Ben Perkins of Mountain Lake.
+ One-Month Membership to Anytime Fitness (Anytime Fitness of St. James.) – Nik Strom of Mountain Lake.
+ Moose Mountain and Nickelodeon Universe Tickets (KDOM Radio) – Jackie Strom of Mountain Lake.
+ American Flag (VFW of St. James) – Ted Janzen of Mountain Lake.
Following is a photo gallery from over the course of the two days of the event. All photos are courtesy of Good Samaritan Bowl: