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Golf balls from heaven benefit Blessed Sacrament

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golf ball drop 1On July 10, Blessed Sacrament School in Springfield awarded prizes in in its second “Golf Balls from Heaven” raffle.

Father Jeff Grant, pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish, released the numbered golf balls from a helicopter over the driving range at Illini Country Club at approximately 6:45 p.m. Six hundred tickets, representing six hundred numbered golf balls, were sold for $50 each.

The ticket purchaser with the closest numbered golf ball in the cup or nearest the pin won $5,000, and the ball farthest from the pin received a $500 prize. The $5,000 winners were Brian and Kara Kienzler. Jose and Sara Jimenez won the $500 prize.

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