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The top team in Division I was sponsored by Individual, Family and Community Services: Frank Suchan, Matt Suchan, Jim McAleer, and Seth Williams.

The top team in Division I was sponsored by Individual, Family and Community Services: Frank Suchan, Matt Suchan, Jim McAleer, and Seth Williams.

11th Annual Golf Tournament Nets over $30,000 for J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation

It was a beautiful afternoon for golf when thirty-two teams played for prizes and bragging rights at the J.C. Blair Medical Staff sponsored golf tournament at Standing Stone Golf Course on August 5th. The goal of this year’s tournament was to raise funds for the Foundation to purchase new Three Channel Intravenous (IV) Pumps for use throughout the hospital.

There were winners in two divisions. The top team in Division I was sponsored by Individual, Family and Community Services: Frank Suchan, Matt Suchan, Jim McAleer, and Seth Williams. The second place team was sponsored by Mutual Benefit Group: Mark Russell, Andy Cipar, Joe Fiore and Larry Kiser.

The top team in Division II was sponsored by MJEMS’s Photo/Raystown Realty: Burgess Smith, Mary Jane Smith, Dave Reynolds, and Bill Landis. The second place team was sponsored by Containment Solutions: John Rabel, T.J. Myers, John Cormas, and Bill Burkey.

Prizes were also awarded to the 11th place team – in honor of the tournament’s eleventh year –sponsored by Huntingdon Healthcare: Russ Sharpless, Matt Sharpless, Paul Post, and Jim Zauzig.

Skill prizes were: longest putt on #18 – John Wolanski: closest to the pin on #4 – Mary Goessler: longest drive (men) on #15 – Dave Fyock: longest drive (women) on #15 – Kara Cook Ritchey: and closest to the pin on #11 – Andy Cipar.

The Foundation thanks the Golf Tournament Committee for their excellent work this year: Lynne Bayer, Wanda Curfman, John Franks, Marsha Hartman, Vicky Huggler, Joy Merritts, Bob Miller, Sandie Mitchell, Mary Jane Smith, Tom Weaverling, Janet Wertz, John Wolanski, Dana Yakimczyk, and Belinda Zauzig. Additionally, volunteers manned stations around the course to watch for a hole-in-one, provide refreshments, take pictures and sell tickets for games – Diane Baker, Barb Eastman, Stacey Freitag, Chris Gildea, Mary Ellen Herbster, Amy Kyper, Valli McNeal, Diane Metz, Stephanie Myers, Rita Notestine, Kris Shields, Karan Sunderland, and Nancy Waddle.

The Foundation extends special thanks to the generous sponsors who made the day fun and a fundraising success. The Tournament Sponsor was again the J.C. Blair Medical Staff. The Ace Sponsor was D. C. Goodman & Sons and the Eagle Sponsor was VALIC Retirement. Par Sponsors were American Insurance Administrators; Bonney Forge Corp.; HealthSouth Rehabilitation; Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield; Individual, Family and Community Services; Kish Bank; MeadWestvaco; and Mutual Benefit Group; Parente Randolph LLC and QHR.