Local businesses and other supporters of Scouting participated in the 17th Annual Golfing for Scouting Golf Tournament Mon. Aug 17 at the La Crosse Golf & Country Club. This year golf teams were joined by former UW Badger, Green Bay Packer, and Detroit Lion Jared Abbrederis as a celebrity golfer. Over $37,000 dollars were raised to support local Scouting programs. The Gateway Area Council provides scouting programs to over 1,700 youth in a 9-county area. The 2021 event will be held on August 16, 2021 at the La Crosse Golf & Country Club.