Bridgton Hospital golf tournament raises over $33,000

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BRIDGTON — The 27th Annual Bridgton Hospital Golf Tournament held on Wednesday, August 30 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 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: First place Gross from Team Norway Savings Bank – Vince Osgood, Don Hinkley, John Berg, Brad Littlefield; Second 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; first Place Net from Team Bridgton Physician Hospital Organization – Jim Kane, Mark Still, Michelle Sweet, Ron Pelton; Second 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 Three 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.

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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.

To learn more about the Therapy Services Pediatrics Program or the Clinical Staff Education Fund, please visit www.bridgtonhospital.org or contact the Development Office at (207) 647-6055.

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