25th Annual Healthcare Golf Classic Nets $30,000
Benefit two local health programs
August 14, 2012
From left: Bruce Forsley, Peter Webber, Seth Wescott, and Mike Savage.
Approximately $30,000 was raised at Franklin Community Health Network’s (FCHN) annual Healthcare Golf Classic held July 15 and 16 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) of Greater Franklin County and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center.
Twenty teams from throughout New England took part in the event.
Team Webber comprised of Peter Webber, Seth Wescott, Mike Savage, and Bruce Forsley took first place gross (61) at Monday’s tournament, a four-person scramble. Other winners included: second gross Hancock Lumber; third gross Franklin Savings; first net Matheson Valley Gas; second net Shiretown Insurance; and third net BerryDunn.
The tournament featured closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Closest-to-the-pin winners were Mike Whitten, Joe Kozak, Nate Morin, and Jack Bowen, while the men’s and women’s longest drive winners were Mike Savage and Jill Perry, respectively.
Janis Walker, FCHN interim director of fund development stated, “We are delighted to have celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Healthcare Golf Classic this year. Its longevity and success is due to the fantastic support from teams and players who take part each year, as well as the corporate sponsors that make this a successful event.”
The Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital, provides timely access to state-of-the-art breast cancer screening, diagnostic, clinical, and care support services. The Center, with locations in Farmington and Livermore Falls, memorializes a Carrabassett Valley resident who was a victim of breast cancer.
The HCC and its mobile health unit uses a coordinated public health approach of education, health promotion, and outreach to improve the health and well-being of area residents. HCC is an affiliate of Franklin Community Health Network.
For additional information, contact Janis Walker at 779-2750.
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