Worthy cause

The fifth annual Lee Remmel Sports Award Banquet raised more than $17,000 for distribution as scholarship grants.<p>

The funds will be apportioned among students at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, St. Norbert College and Green Bay area high schools. They will be awarded by the sponsoring De Pere and Green Bay West Rotary Clubs.

Proceeds from this year's event, held April 11 in De Pere and attended by more than 550 sports enthusiasts, have swelled to more than $90,000 for scholarships since the banquet was inaugurated in 1998.

Besides the rotary clubs, other banquet sponsors include WBAY-TV, the Green Bay Press-Gazette, fabio Perini North America, Rummele's Jewelers and the Swan Club.

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