For Hometown News
ST. LUCIE COUNTY -- The displaced and troubled children of Florida were the big winners at the 27th annual Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches Golf Tournament, which raised $60,000. More than 100 golfers participated in the tournament, which took place at The Legacy Golf and Tennis Club May 11.
The annual golf tournament is the principal St. Lucie County fundraiser for the Youth Ranches network of facilities throughout Florida created more than half a century ago by the Sheriffs of Florida.
Since 1986, the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches Golf Tournaments in St. Lucie County have raised more than $872,000.
The Sheriff's Department would like to thank volunteers Justin Jensen, Sarah Miller, Nicole Nastasia, Elizabeth Privateer, Rachel Privateer, Lynn Schwab, Rena Schwab, Steve Shaw, Adam Vincent and Rachel Vincent.
Planning, guiding and directing efforts were the members of the Golf Tournament Committee Bill Foley, Nancy Perella, Laurie Privateer, Tammy Schwab, Dorothy Shaw, Debbie Skidmore, Natalie Smith, Diane Trabulsy, Rhonda Vincent, Jim Westenhaver and Debra Wright.
For more information, visit www.youthranches.org or call (772) 462-3205.