27th Annual Golf Tournament

27th Annual Golf Tournament Raises Over $33,000 for Bridgton Hospital


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Elsie is a bright-eyed, spunky 7 year-old who uses all 3 services offered by the Therapy Services Pediatric Program on a weekly basis.

The 27th Annual Bridgton Hospital Golf Tournament held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Bridgton Highlands Country Club, raised over $33,400 for the Therapy Services Pediatrics Program and the Clinical Staff Education Fund. The tournament also celebrated Bridgton Hospital's 100 years of service to the community.

Twenty-five foursomes took to the course for a day of competition and philanthropy. The tournament structure included a bag valet service, continental breakfast, barbecue lunch, hors d'oeuvres and a 100th Anniversary golf polo for each player.  The tournament also featured an air cannon in which players could opt to shoot on a par 4, which raised nearly $1,000 for hospital programs.

The winners of the day were as follows:  1st Place Gross from Team Norway Savings Bank – Vince Osgood, Don Hinkley, John Berg, Brad Littlefield; 2nd Place Gross from Team Sportshaus Ski & Sport – Phil Libby, Craig Whitaker, Laura Gill, Rodney Allen; 3rd Place Gross from Team D.M. Electric – Jim Bilata, Dennis McIver, Bob Prescott, Larry Sanborn; 1st Place Net from Team Bridgton Physician Hospital Organization – Jim Kane, Mark Still, Michelle Sweet, Ron Pelton; 2nd Place Net from Team Poppy's Crew – Nicole Van Loan, Peter Van Loan, Richard Van Loan, Jake Sawyer; 3rd Place Net – Team Cerner – Denis Tanguay, Matt Coro, Brian Strok, Ray Wieczerzak.

Other winners include:  Grand Raffle Prize – Denis Tanguay, Air Cannon Closest to the Pin – Stu Theis; Grand Putt Off 3 Way Tie – Jack Writer, Daryl Walker, Rodney Allen; Longest Drive Men – Don Hinkley; Longest Drive Women – Laura Gill; Closest to the Pin Men – Bob Prescott; Closet to the Pin Women – Donna Rollo.

Funds raised from the golf tournament will benefit the Bridgton Hospital Therapy Services Pediatrics Program and the Clinical Staff Education Fund. These funds will make it possible to expand the pediatric therapy program by adding new therapists and specialized equipment for pediatric patients in need. Additional services including obesity reduction, parent/caregiver workshops, a feeding clinic and specialized community services will be added. Funds raised will also keep clinicians abreast of new treatments, standards of care and medical technology through continued education.