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Dollars for Scholars holds annual fundraiser

By Staff | Apr 15, 2013

The Dollars for Scholars annual fundraiser “Casino Night” on March 16, 2013, was a big success with special thanks going out to all of the attendees, Rugby businesses and individuals who made generous donations and the Bismarck Jaycees for providing the entertainment. The delicious dinner was served by Grove Catering and drawings for $5000 in prizes were available. Congratulations to the following prize winners:

Sports Team Area Rug – Cindy Greenfield

$200 Gas Card Sheryl Cameron

Twins Tickets Cody Strand

FFA Meat Bundle Jim Potvin

Battery Pack Tony Bernhardt

Henry Lever Action 22 Mandy McNeff

Life is Good Package Holly Niemi

UND Hockey Tickets for a Friday game Levi Heisler

UND Hockey Tickets for a Saturday game Cheryl Anderson

Day Spa Package at Stylin’ You Yvonne Rozmarynowski

Wellness Package at HAMC Muriel Johnson

Panther Package Jodi Schaan

Taste of Rugby Package Darren Paul

I-Pad 2 Cathy Erickson

Flat Screen TV Mike Santjer

Two Dan Smith Prints Josh Matehs

Teeth Bleaching System Steve Voeller

Single Vision, Frames and Lenses Brian Olson

4-Nights at Maricopa, Arizona Ginger Strand

2-1/4 Ton Jack Tony Bernhardt

The Grand Prize winner of $1,000 was Karen Black who generously donated $500 back to Rugby DFS.

Each year the Dollars for Scholars board works tirelessly planning a fundraiser to provide scholarship support for Rugby High School seniors. Rugby Dollars for Scholars was initiated in 2003 and since then has been instrumental in providing this support with the help of the community. To date 135 scholars were awarded a total of $66,500. Last year, the scholarship committee awarded 21 deserving seniors scholarships for a total disbursement of $10,500. We are very pleased to report that we will be able to do the same this year as well.

The Rugby Dollars for Scholars scholarship application will be on line in early April and students are encouraged to apply. The process is a little different this year, so if you have any questions, please check with Mrs. Julie Sjol at Rugby High School.

– Submitted by Paola Trottier

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