WESTFIELD - The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation's 21st annual golf tournament, scheduled to be held Friday, July 12 at the Chautauqua Golf Club, will mark the foundation's 35th anniversary.
As the major source of fundraising for the hospital, the foundation's mission is to provide financial support for the delivery of high quality healthcare to the residents of the Chautauqua region. The golf tournament is a major contributor to annual philanthropic campaigns.
WMHF's mission this year is endorsed by the Westfield Memorial Hospital medical staff as a major sponsor. Proceeds will be used to purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment for the Emergency Department.
The Westfield Memorial Hospital medical staff is a major sponsor of the hospital’s 21st annual golf tournament scheduled for Friday, July 12. Members of the medical staff pictured are, standing from left to right: Dr. John Orosz; Dr. Paul Holley; and Dr. John Tallett. Seated from left to right are: Dr. Robert Berke; Dr. Russ Elwell; and Dr. Brett Forehand.
In addition to each tournament winner receiving a $150 gift certificate to Chautauqua Golf Club Pro Shop, there will be prizes for the longest putt and longest drive for men and women, straightest drive as well as a betting-hole winner. Raffle tickets also will be available to the public for a drawing to be held the day of the tournament. Items include a Sony LCD HD television, two box seats to the Sunday, Oct. 13 Buffalo Bills versus Cincinnati Bengals game, a Kindle Fire HD, a child's pedal car, restaurant gift certificates and many more items.
Tournament sponsorship opportunities are available to promote area businesses which also will help to sustain one of the region's greatest assets, the hospital. These are available starting at a double-diamond level for $2,000, which includes two foursomes for the tournament and the business name on the program and on a tee sign. Also available are Diamond, Golf Ball Sponsor, Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Level sponsorships.
The fun day will be topped off with a cocktail reception and a scrumptious dinner prepared by Andiraccio's Restaurant. Family and friends of the golfers also are invited to the dinner for an extra cost per person.
The tournament is chaired by WMHF development director Patty DiPalma and co-chaired by WMHF board member and long-time golfer Sid Hoyt. Foundation committee members are Teri Casler, John Rawlinson and Ann Weidman; volunteers are Mary Margaret Fogarty, Ruth Ann Raines and Carolyn Rawlinson; and hospital associates are Laura Asel, Patty Ballman, Ed Brooks, Sherry Carlson, Linda Dorman, Don Dougan, Linda Dougan, Cindy Harper, Kate Mead, Holly Momberger, Kim Raynor, Doug Sanderson, Amy Smith and Barry Wright.
For more information about sponsorship and the tournament, contact DiPalma at 793-2338.