Swing fore pets golf tourney
Golfers, get your clubs ready to swing for a good cause in the Cary Shibley Memorial “Swing Fore Pets” Golf Tourney on Sunday, April 15, at the Bishop Country Club.
The tourney is held in memory of the late Cary Shibley, an animal lover, who also owned the popular Spoiled Rotten pet grooming salon in Mammoth, which still continues her work.
The tournament benefits both Mono County’s animal shelters and ICARE. This year, 12 Marines from the Mountain Warfare Training Center at Pickel Meadows will be joined by Tim Standifer and a team of volunteers from the Mammoth Troop Care Package support effort.
Enjoy 18 holes of scramble format. Entry ($40 members, $70 non-members) includes cart and range balls, breakfast, barbecue lunch and beverages. Prizes for Closet to the Pin Par 3, and men’s and women’s Longest Drive!
Raffle and 50/50 drawings, and a special $100 Mulligan drawing.
Last year’s event raised $3,000 each for ICARE and the Mono shelters. Info: call Brian Shibley at 760.935.4309.
Alabama Hills Day
The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group will host the first “Alabama Hills Day” on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lone Pine Museum of Film History, 701 Main St. in Lone Pine. Admission is free.
The Alabama Hills includes almost 30,000 acres west of Lone Pine managed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office.
Between 20 and 30 user groups will have exhibits at the Film Museum to promote their activities and use of the Alabama Hills. The museum will also host a variety of exhibits, films and information tables. Corresponding field trips and self-guided tours will also take place in the Alabama Hills.
There will be updates on the progress of local efforts to designate the Alabama Hills a National Scenic Area and the transition of the Alabama Hills Stewardship Group to a broader based 501(c)3 non-profit/tax-exempt public-benefit corporation.
Info: Chris Langley at 760.937.1189, or Kevin Mazzu, designation subcommittee chair at 760.784.5494.
Police Academy still has room
There are still a few spaces open in the Mammoth Lakes Police Department’s Third Community Police Academy starting on April 19. The Academy is open to community members interested in learning about how the Mammoth Lakes Police Department works. Participants must be 18 years of age or older, live in the Mammoth Lakes / Mono County area and be of good moral character. Class will be limited to a maximum of 15 students, and held every Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m., through June 21.
Applications available at the MLPD, 568 Old Mammoth Rd., Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Info: Officer David Scobie, 760.934.2011, ext. 55, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation’s Mammoth Invitational, April 13-15, is your opportunity to ski or ride the Mountain’s terrain and race gates, or work on radical turns under the expert guidance of national and Olympic ski, snowboard and free ride team athletes and professionals – all while helpiing support academic and athletic programs for under-privileged, but talented kids!
At night, enjoy great food and entertainment, live and silent auctions, Heroes+Kids – a chance for the kids to meet their heroes, and the Casino Royale Poker Tournament, with Laurentius Harrer, Mammoth Invitational Event Chair, and special guest Annie Duke, World Series of Poker Champion, who will also teach a special class in poker playing.
Tix: $100 or $150/couple, including ncludes $500 funny money per ticket, all you can eat buffet and door prizes.
Meet the candidates nights
The Northern Mono County Chamber of Commerce will host at “Meet the Candidates Night” on Thursday, April 12, starting at 7 p.m. in the Walker Community Center.
Meet and hear from the candiates for Mono County District 4 Supervisors, including Tim Fesko, Jan Huggans and Bob Peters.
Get to know their platforms and positions, and have them answer your questions!
Also, the Mono County Republican Party is planning to hold a second Meet the Candidates forum on Tuesday, April 24, in the at Bridgeport Memorial Hall starting at 6 p.m., also for the District 4 candidates. All three are scheduled to appear, and refreshements will be served.
According to the proposed format, questions from the public will be taken on 3×5 cards and read to a candidate, with a response time limit of 3 minutes. Another candidate will then be able to respond for 2 minutes.