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Although clouds threatened rain in the morning, the sun came out in the afternoon and the Pana Community Hospital Foundation’s 18th annual golf outing was a success. On Saturday, August 20th the Foundation hosted an 18-hole golf scramble at the Pana Country Club with 14 teams playing in the morning and another 12 teams in the afternoon.

There was a tie for first place in the morning session. Two teams tied for first with a score of 56. One of the winning teams sponsored by Consociate Dansig consisted of Darren Reynolds, Trina Casner, Terry Lovekamp, and John Zilm. The other winning team was sponsored by PBI and consisted of Roger Culberson, Eileen Culberson, Georgia Culumber and Josh Culumber. The third place team shot a score of 60 and consisted of Jack Wagner, Chip Wagner, John Gust and Brett Hage.

Proximity winners for the morning were: closest second shot on hole #9, Larry Ade; longest putt on hole #3, Jeremy Zimmerman; and closest to the pin on hole #2, Trina Casner.

The winning team for the afternoon was Tim Casner, Drew Casner, Justin McMillen and Trina Casner with a score of 53. Two teams tied for second place in the afternoon, both posting a score of 57. The 2nd place winners were John Livesay, Steve Neece, A.J. Wiss and Ryan Livesay and the other 2nd place team consisted of Dennis Ishmael, Josh Ishmael, Troy Pinkston and Jim Flesch sponsored by Ishmael Insurance Service.

Proximity winners for the afternoon were: closest second shot on hole #9, Justin McMillen; longest putt on hole #3, Dave Wager; and closest to the pin on hole #2, Walt Cunnington.

Chad Sutton of Investment Centers of America donated a putter which was used as a prize on hole #7. The winner of the putter was Jerry Koons. Ed Boehm of Decatur was the 50/50 winner.

Deb Stalets, Foundation Executive Director, stated; “The golf outing has always been a successful fundraiser and this year was no exception. Thanks to all the golfers, hole sponsors, corporate sponsors, and everyone who contributed to make this possible.” All proceeds from the golf tourney will be used for the benefit and improvement of Pana Community Hospital.

 
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