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Thank you to donors of Johnson Open golf tournament

Posted on Jul 23, 2013
Native American Scholarship winner named at UW-Superior First Nations Center
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Staff from McGladrey one of our sponsors for Johnson Open.

Staff from McGladrey one of our sponsors for Johnson Open.

The First Nations Center held another successful Johnson Open Golf Tournament at Nemadji Golf Course in Superior. We had approximately 70 participants and raised close to $3,000 for the American Indian Scholarship Fund.

This year's Native American Scholarship recipient is Alex Gokee from Red Cliff, WI. Alex, a senior at UW-Superior and Red Cliff Band member, has been very active in campus life. He has been active in athletics, intramurals, officiating, and the UWS Barbeque club and held a leadership position in the Circle of Native Nations student organization. In October 2013, Alex will attend the National Indian Education Association's annual conference co-presenting with Gary Johnson on a Native model for Health and Wellness.

We would like to thank all of our donors especially McGladrey and Enbridge for their continued support.

• AJ's Tanning
• Anytime Fitness
• Applebee's
• Barker's Island Inn
• Best Western Bay Walk Inn
• Big Fish Golf
• Campbell's
• Canterbury Park
• Chippewa Valley Bank
• Enbridge
• Engwall's
• Fortune Bay in Tower, MN
• Grandma's Restaurant
• Great Lakes Aquarium
• Grizzley's
• Ho-chunk Nation
• Kari Toyota
• Lake of the Torches
• LCO Casino Lodge
• McGladrey
• Minnesota Lynx
• Minnesota Vikings
• Mole Lake Casino
• St. Croix Casino
• Superior Choice Credit Union
• Superior Savings Bank
• Trends Salon & Spa
• UWS Admissions
• UWS Bookstore
• Wilderness Golf, Tower
Thank you to all that attended and we look forward to seeing you next year!

Photos from the event can be found at First Nations Center Facebook page.

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