FARMINGTON — More than $24,000 was raised at Franklin Community Health Network’s (FCHN) annual Healthcare Golf Classic held July 13 and 14 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club.

Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) of Greater Franklin County and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center.

Twenty-two teams from throughout New England took part in the event.

Creative Digital Imaging comprised of Nick Winchester, Rob Tiensivu, Jon Henderson and Craig Daigan took first place gross at Monday’s tournament, a four-person scramble. Other winners were second gross Team Webber and third gross Shiretown Insurance.

King Real Estate team members David Mills, Mark Pietras, Andrew Mills, and Jeff Kennedy took first place net, followed by Franklin Printing in second place and Western Mountain Financial Services in third.

The tournament featured closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Closest-to-the-pin winners were Greg Nemi, Peter Judkins, Walter O’Brien and Tom Weigle, while the men’s and women’s longest drive winners were Matt Casavant and Ann Nemi, respectively.

The winner of Sunday’s preliminary tournament for the event’s major sponsors was Team Mercer, followed by Nason Mechanical, Cigna, Cianbro and Kazak & Gayer.

Jill Gray, FCHN communications and fund development manager, said, “We are delighted to have celebrated the 27th year of the Healthcare Golf Classic. Its longevity and success is due to the fantastic support from teams and players who take part each year, as well as the corporate sponsors that make this a successful event.”

The Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital, provides access to state-of-the-art breast cancer screening, diagnostic, clinical and care support services. The center, with locations in Farmington and Livermore Falls, memorializes the Carrabassett Valley resident who died from breast cancer.

The HCC and its mobile health unit uses a coordinated public health approach of education, health promotion and outreach to improve the health and well-being of area residents. HCC is an affiliate of Franklin Community Health Network. For additional information, contact Gray at 779-2555.


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