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Good news for Big Brothers Big Sisters, 85-year-old basketball player

Area golfers gathered at Sea Pines Golf Resort in Los Osos to play a scramble in the Think Pink tournament, raising $1,510 for the French Hospital Medical Center Foundation. The donation will support women who are underinsured and at high risk for breast cancer.
Area golfers gathered at Sea Pines Golf Resort in Los Osos to play a scramble in the Think Pink tournament, raising $1,510 for the French Hospital Medical Center Foundation. The donation will support women who are underinsured and at high risk for breast cancer.

SLO County

San Luis Sourdough and Bimbo Bakeries USA recently made a $4,000 donation through their Sembrandos Juntos (Sowing Together) program in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County’s youth mentoring programs.

“The funds from San Luis Sourdough will help ensure that enrolled children grow up to be better educated, wealthier and have stronger relationships with their spouses, children and friends. We are honored by their support and belief in our mission,” said Anna Boyd-Bucy, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of SLO County.

Shell Beach

Shell Beach resident Don Morris, 85, won second place in basketball shooting for men ages 85 to 89 at the Huntsman World Senior Games, recently held in St. George, Utah.

On his trip to the competition in Utah, Morris also competed at the Nevada Senior Games held in Las Vegas. He won three gold medals in basketball shooting for 85- to 89-year-olds by making 23 of 25 free throws.

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