The Foundation Golf Classic Raises $225,000 for Aging Services
The Health First Foundation hosted its annual Health First Golf Classic at Suntree Country Club on Monday, April 29. This year, the event raised $225,000. The money raised will directly benefit the Health First Aging Services, which is dedicated to providing high-quality health care for seniors and support for their caregivers.
A shotgun start alerted more than 236 golfers to tee off and yet again, ace another successful tournament.
Since 2004, the tournament has raised $2.1 million, thanks to many kind and generous donors who continue to support Health First's wellness and health services.
The Health First service beneficiaries for each year are:
Health First collaborates with several local nonprofit organizations to provide outreach programs to community members in need, such as:
2004 - Women and Children
2005 - Women and Children
2006 - Diagnostics
2007 - Diagnostics
2008 - Emergency/Trauma Services
2009 - Aging Services
2010 - Aging Services
2011 - Physical Therapy
2012 - Nursing Excellence Scholarship (Mike Means and Larry Garrison Endowment for Nursing Excellence)
2013 - Nursing Excellence Scholarship (Mike Means and Larry Garrison Endowment for Nursing Excellence)
2014 - Aging Services
2016 - Aging Services
2017 - Aging Services and The Center for Family Caregivers
2018 - Aging Services and The Center for Family Caregivers
2019 - Aging Services and The Center for Family Caregivers
The tournament featured a four-person scramble format, as well as games, contests and prizes for all skill levels. All golfers received a tournament shirt, special giveaway range balls, breakfast, lunch and gifts.
To learn more about the Health First Foundation or Health First Aging Services, visit HFgive.org