WRH Foundation Golf Event Benefits Cancer Treatment Services

WRH Foundation Golf Event Benefits Cancer Treatment Services

Batesville, Ark.—The White River Health Foundation Golf Classic raised more than $107,000 for White River Health Cancer Detection and Treatment Services.    

On Saturday, September 17, 27 teams competed at The Course at Eagle Mountain. The Golf Classic was sponsored by 44 businesses and individuals.  

“This year’s Golf Classic was a success,” said Michele Wood, Executive Director of Marketing, Foundation, and Volunteer Services. “Many thanks to our sponsors, players, volunteers, and The Course at Eagle Mountain. The support of our sponsors and donors enables us to continue to advance cancer treatment services in our region.”   

The White River Health Foundation would like to give special thanks to this year’s top sponsors.  Presenting Sponsor: First Community Bank; Eagle Sponsors: Bad Boy Mowers, Citizen’s Bank, Course at Eagle Mountain; Randy Reichardt Insurance Agency, Rawk Imprinting, Smith Plumbing, and Wann Office Supply; Photo Sponsors: Centennial Bank and Wade’s Heat Air & Electric; Cart Sponsors: Doctor’s Anatomic Pathology and White River Financial Services; Hat Sponsor: Lyon College; and Towel Sponsors: Edward Jones and Signet Healthcare; 19th Hole: Lifeplus; Lunch and Dinner: Survival Flight and Welch, Couch & Company; Closest to the Pin: Bad Boy Mowers; Longest Drive: AceOne Technologies; Putting Contest; Lyon College; Straightest Drive: Carpet Corner; Hole-In-One: Scott Wood Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram. Thank you also to all the hole and player sponsors.

Additionally, approximately 40 White River Health employees and several friends of White River Health volunteered at the tournament.

“I want to thank all the volunteers for their help during the event,” said Gary Paxson, President and CEO of White River Health.  “Their hard work and dedication are vital to the success of this event.”

Established in 1992, the White River Health Foundation supports the mission of White River Health by connecting the generosity of a caring community with opportunities to improve lives through better healthcare. The vision of the White River Health is to build a strong foundation to support quality healthcare for patients and families.

Since 1995, the White River Health Foundation Golf Classic has raised more than $1.4M to advance healthcare mission of White River Health.

For more information about the White River Health Foundation and opportunities for giving, call Michele Wood, Executive Director, Marketing, Foundation & Volunteer Services at (870) 262-6033.

1st Place – Monk Buchanan, Doc Deitrick, Matt Dellinger, Jarrod Duke

2nd Place – Chip Rayford, Addison Rayford, Rodney Griffin, Caden Griffin

3rd Place – Trent Doty, Aaron Riddle, Mike Riddle, Brad Januchowski

Men’s Long Drive – Caleb Blakley

Women’s Long Drive – Lisa Poppleton

Straightest Drive – Michael Brookshire

Putting Contest – Shawn Drake

Closest to the Pin

            #3 – Steve Gowen

            #6 – Randy Jones

            #13 – Matt Dellinger

            #15 – Caden Griffin