FARMINGTON — More than $25,000 was raised at Franklin Community Health Network’s annual Healthcare Golf Classic held July 12-13 at the Sugarloaf Golf Club. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, according to a news release from the network.

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

Franklin Printing, comprised of Greg and Ann Nemi, Devon Smith and Dan DiPompo, took first place gross at the four-person scramble tournament. Other winners were Team Webber with second gross that included Peter Webber, Seth Wescott, Karl Strand and Dana Bullen, and third gross was Franklin Memorial Hospital’s team of John Arsenault, Mark Malone, Quinn Allen and Joe Francoeur.

Nason Mechanical comprised of Rick Murphy, Fred Hall Jr., Jeff Bolduc and Greg Bubier, took first place net, followed by Western Mountain Financial Services in second place consisting of Jared Ranger, Matt Casavant, Kris Orrok and Tom Bureau, and the Kyes Insurance team of Rock Bjorn, Flint Christie, Jill Perry and JB Christie, placed third.

The tournament featured closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Closest-to-the-pin winners were Strand, Wescott, Dave Cota and John Cureton, while the men’s and women’s longest drive winners were Bureau and Sarah Klein.

The winner of the preliminary tournament was Nason Mechanical.

Jill Gray, FCHN communications and fund development manager stated, “We are delighted to have celebrated the twenty-eighth 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 timely 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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