WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local News

WJBD - Local News - Salem Township Hospital Golf Gala Raises $30,600

Salem Township Hospital Golf Gala Raises $30,600

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

The Salem Township Hospital Foundation Golf Gala on Friday raised an estimated $30,600.  

The 14th annual event is sponsored yearly by Salem-Flora Radiology.  Since the start, it has now raised $291,000 for various hospital improvement projects.  

Foundation President Barney Bruce says the foundation is currently raising money to pay for the cost to furnish the all new private patient wings currently under construction.  "We had 37 teams entered this year and had a record number of hole sponsors at 124," said Bruce.   He reports $300,000 has been donated to the room furbishing project so far, with that amount expected to reach a half-million dollars.  

Golf Gala Chair and Hospital Foundation Member Chariya Tawjareon says most of the teams donated back their prize money, resulting in a larger amount of money being made. 

See other LocalNews news:

Salem Township Hospital to Showcase Several Improvements for both Patients And Doctors
Salem Township Hospital Board in Good Financial Position
Political Experts Say U.S. Senator Can Survive Criticism from Republican Fundraiser
Illinois County Fairs See Decline of Harness Racing
Scott Air Force Base Airman Awaiting Court Martial Disappears; Now Found in Nevada




This Site logo