Pepsi Cola Bottling of Athens and Budweiser are the Major Sponsors for the HVCH Foundation Golf Tournament
The Foundation Golf Committee:
Front Row; Brian Carney, Brass Ring Golf Pro; Mike Derr, Treasurer; Bill Keynes Jr., Golf Committee Chairman; Sheila Wilson, and Kathy Krumlauf, Foundation Executive Director.
Back Row: George Crow, Amy Black, Auction Chairman; Rob Kuhn, Sales Manager, Budweiser, Mark Huffman, and Jeff Black.
The Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundation Golf Committee members gathered for fun and the planning of the 27th year of the Foundation Auction scheduled for July 20th and the Golf Tournament planned for July 21st. For more than a quarter century, gifts to the Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundation raised through this two-day event have helped to provide quality health care to the community through the purchase of technology, equipment, education, and programs for HVCH.
“The historic support from our community with monetary donations, golfer participation, and donations of Auction items has made this event one of the largest ongoing fundraisers in our community. To date, we have raised $1,229,844 in support of our community hospital,” shared Kathy Krumlauf, Foundation Executive Director.
“The Foundation Golf and Auction Committee, celebrates the fact that for 26 years, this event has contributed and will continue to contribute to good health in our community by supporting the hospital in its journey of medical excellence by creating a comforting and caring environment,” continued Krumlauf.
Bill Keynes, Jr., Golf Committee Chairman shared, “All of us on the committee are excited to be a part of this 27th year. We appreciate the early committee members like, Roger Hinerman, Larry Kitchen, Pinky Johnson, Van Cardaras, Bob Wilson, Jim Struckman and Elly Crow, who took an idea, worked hard, and planned diligently to create a great fundraiser that was fun and successful. The current committee members are proud and honored to carry on this tradition.
This event offers people of all interests a way to get involved. The auction will feature over 350 donated items, with both a live and a silent auction. Items up for sale include, a dream vacation, collectibles, art, sports, home décor and yard decorations. Professional auctioneer, Ray Dennis, will be in charge of Friday evening’s event. Dennis has been the auctioneer of this huge charity event for 26 years. Ray and his team do an unbelievable job every year,” stated Amy Black, Auction Committee Chairman.
The golf outing offers both AM & PM tee times and the entry fee of $150 includes green & cart fees, lunch, dinner and gift.
Everyone is invited to get involved by becoming a supporter and donating to this annual event. Donor levels begin for as little as a $50 donation and opportunities continue up to a corporate level of $1,500.
Anyone wanting more information should contact HVCH Foundation office 380-8110, or any of the committee members.