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Agnesian HealthCare Foundation 2016 Charity Open Has Banner Year

Patients and families of Agnesian HealthCare’s Hospice Hope are the big winners in this year’s Agnesian HealthCare Foundation Charity Open. Once again, nearly $300,000 was raised to support direct hospice patient care.

The day featured great golfing and fellowship at the South Hills Golf & Country Club, followed by a dinner with exciting live and silent auctions. The night culminated with the raffle grand prize drawing for a 2016 Jeep Latitude, along with other prizes.

              “We’re excited to help support individuals and families utilizing our Hospice Hope services thanks to the continued generosity of our community,” says Holly Brenner, Agnesian HealthCare Foundation president. “The individuals and businesses that participate annually in the Charity Open come with charitable hearts to ultimately benefit individuals in need of these vital services.”

              The 2016 Agnesian HealthCare Foundation Charity Open was led by Dr. Karen Meyer and Kurt Krueger as senior chairpersons, with Dr. Burt & Alysia Steffes joining as junior chairpersons.

This year’s major sponsors were: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Backyard Grill & Bar, BMO Harris Bank, CD Smith Construction, Inc., CBRE/ESI, Fond du Lac Regional Clinic, George Cook/Carl Viard/Abigail Gage, Grande Cheese Company, Holiday Automotive, Integrated Data Storage, J.F. Ahern Co., Karen Meyer, MD & Mr. Kurt Krueger, Lakeside Wealth Management, LLC., Margaret Terlinden, Michels Corporation, National Exchange Bank & Trust, Osborn & Son Trucking Co., Inc., Paragon Development Systems, Inc., Professional Collectors Corporation, Shea Electric & Communications, LLC, Spies Painting Inc., Stuart’s Landscaping, Summit Automotive, T.T.I., US Bank, Whispering Springs Golf Club and Zimmerman Architectural Studios, Inc.

Hole sponsors were: Baker Cheese Factory Inc., Cal-Ray Inc., CSI Leasing, Environmental Innovations, Inc., Hometown Bank, Karen Meyer, MD & Kurt Krueger in Memory of Ellie Meyer, Logicalis, Inc., Nancy A. Freund Life Trust in Memory of Dick Freund, and The Bogdahn Group, Valley – Bay Therapy, Inc.

In the photo:

Major sponsors of this year’s Charity Open are (left to right): Dr. Karen Meyer and Kurt Krueger; Pat Smith, C.D. Smith Construction; Matt Massick, Integrated Data Storage; Marianne Timblin, T.T.I.; Thor Gilbertson, Holiday Automotive; Chris Holmes, Summit Automotive; and Barb Knutzen, Consultants Laboratory/Agnesian HealthCare Enterprises.