La Crosse golfers took to the course today for a early
The Charlie Miller Bow Tie Classic was held to honor
the life of Dr.
Charles Miller .
a longtime member of the La Crosse Board of Education
and founder of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation.
Miller died unexpectedly while playing racquetball
in May of 20-11.
Saturday's event gathered more than 90 golfers at
Forest Hills Golf Course.
Orginizers say the event
is important to funding educational
activities in the community.
The foundation relies on community support.
Whether it's local businesses like coulee bank is
our presenting sponsor today, we have a number of
other business sponsers and just a lot of indivuials
who gave gifts.
They bought whole sponsorships for this event.
And of course, all year round we count on that community
Teams competed to win prizes for area schools with
grants totalling one thousand dollars.