A record $35,118 was raised for area hospice patients at Driving for Hospice, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s fifth charity golf tournament held June 16 at Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course in Deerwood. The amount compares to $25,000 raised last year, $22,453 in 2021, $18,570 in 2019, and $16,986 in the tournament’s inaugural year.
Thirty-two teams, a total of 126 golfers, participated in the 18-hole, best ball scramble. The tournament winners were: First Place—Mid-Minnesota Investments, Fifth Place—Minnesota Hockey Camps, and Last Place--CRMC Care Center. Hula Hackers won the Best Theme Dressed contest.
Sponsors included Holden Electric Company, Inc., CliftonLarsonAllen, Deerwood Bank, DeGraff Financial, Grand Casino, Hy-Tec Construction, MARCO, North Risk Partners, Paulson & Clark Engineering, Pope Design Group, Rasinski Total Door Service, Rice Lake Construction, Riverwood Bank, RSM US LLP, Siemens, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Jackson Physician Search, and PSB*Mars.
Hole sponsors included Barstock Liquors, CliftonLarsonAllen, Deerwood Bank, DeGraff Financial, Fransen Decorating Inc, Grand Casino, Hy-Tec Construction, Jackson Physician Search, Kraus-Anderson, MARCO, North Risk Partners, Paulson & Clark Engineering, Pope Design Group, Rasinski Total Door Service, Rice Lake Construction, Riverwood Bank, RJ Mechanical and SVL, RSM US LLP, Siemens, Smiles for Jake, Thelen Heating & Roofing, Inc., and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Hospice provides compassionate care and dignity for terminally ill people and supports their loved ones with comfort when time matters most. Proceeds from the tournament will stay in the community and be used to provide end-of-life care to hospice patients and fund supplies, medications, and home equipment.