The 21st Annual 2019 Albright Care Services Golf Challenge was a huge success, elevating extra than $146,000 for benevolent care which supports residents who’ve outlived their financial assets by imparting for crucial needs. That’s an increase of almost $15,000 over final 12 months’ total.
Clubs were swinging on Monday, June three, 2019, at the Bucknell Golf Club in Lewisburg. Proceeds raised are used to offer benevolent care for citizens at RiverWoods Senior Living Community in Lewisburg, Normandie Ridge Senior Living Community in York, and participants at Albright LIFE in Williamsport, Lancaster, and Lebanon.
Staff, board participants, campus residents, United Methodist pastors, and network participants raised money as a participant inside the undertaking, an occasion which has welcomed over 280 specific fundraiser golfers over the years.
In addition, 42 organizations and companies subsidized the occasion at a diffusion of levels, contributing extra than half of the whole raised. Total bucks raised stands at $146,553 as of June eleven. Since it started in 1999, the Golf Challenge has raised more than $1.Eight million.
A dinner party within the clubhouse followed a complete day of golfing, wherein numerous golfers had been commemorated with milestone fundraising plaques for their willpower to the Golf Challenge over the years. They covered Stephen Foust, who has raised $100,000, Bob Kuhn and Rev. Keith Schmuck, who’ve each raised $25,000, and Carl Schlappi, Pastor Bill Gibson, Fred Harris, Ray Bower, Chris Brown, Rev. Al Horst and Albright Care Services President & CEO Shaun Smith, who have every raised $10,000.
The top six fundraising golfers were additionally recognized this 12 months, which include Rev. Doug Eberly at $8,480, Bob Kuhn at $four,709.50, Stephen Foust at $four,670, John Kerchner at $3,881, Rev. Al Horst at $2,757, and Pastor Bill Gibson at $2,seven-hundred.
Albright thanks all of its Golf Challenge enterprise and corporation sponsors, fundraiser golfers and their donors, and team of workers and network volunteers for assisting to fulfill its mission of making the very best excellent of life, by encouraging functional residing through customized, revolutionary, and compassionate groups deeply rooted in serving others.