CROSBY -- More than 85 guests participated in the Cuyuna Range Women's Club annual benefit card party, which raised $770 for Courage Center.
Players from Aitkin, Brainerd, Bay Lake, Crosby, Cuyuna, Deerwood, Emily, Ironton, Jacobson, Nokay Lake, Outing, Prescott, Ariz., Rabbit Lake and Swatara played cards and had lunch at the event Feb. 23 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Hall in Crosby.
Cribbage winners were: Men -- first, Elmer Maki, Crosby; second, Ralph Carlson, Deerwood; third, Al Isle, Deerwood; fourth, Ray Hawks, Crosby; and fifth, Don Wheeler, Deerwood. Women -- first, Helen Drazenovich, Crosby; second, Evelyn Forsman, Aitkin; third, Judy Fort, Ironton; and fifth, Sally Mann, Rabbit Lake.
The 500 winners were divided into two sections with both receiving prizes. Winners in the first group of men were: first, Harold Hurley, Cuyuna; second, Jim Kosman, Deerwood; third, Clive Eno, Emily; fourth, Alden Jennison, Deerwood. Women: first, Bonnie Boyd, Aitkin; second, Lucille Nichols, Crosby; third, Gen Kosman, Deerwood; fourth, Dorothy Roden, Emily.
In the second group of men the winners were: first, Frank Paul, Emily; second, Art Bodel, Crosby; third, Carl Vierkant, Emily. Women: first, Gen Mollenhauer, Crosby; second, Irene Calo, Deerwood; third, Charlene Oreskovich, Deerwood; and fourth, Helen Kozmik, Deerwood.
Bridge winners were: Men -- first, Chuck Falk, Nokay Lake, and second, Bert Manske, Deerwood. Women -- first, Alice Andolshek, Crosby; second, Gert Wiederholt, Prescott, Ariz.; and third, Helen Erickson, Crosby.
A group of North Dakota Rummy players also took prizes with JoAnn Goshey and Larry Goshey winners.
A group playing Hand and Foot gave prizes to Dorothy LaRose and Ruth Lehrke, both of Ironton.
A total of 20 door prizes were also given.
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