Tyrone Hospital Foundation Raises More Than $20,000 Through It’s 16th Annual Golf Tournamnet

The Tyrone Hospital Foundation announced it has raised more than $20,000 to support Tyrone Hospital. The funds were raised via the Tyrone Hospital Foundation’s 16th annual golf tournament which was held at Iron Masters Country Club in Roaring Spring, PA on June 5th.

More than seventy golfers participated in the event and enjoyed eighteen holes of scramble golf with lunch and dinner provided.  Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield was the event’s Outing Sponsor. Corporate Sponsors were American Eagle Paper Mills, Arnett, Carbis, Toothman, DelGrosso Foods, Medcom Solutions and the Tyrone Hospital Medical Staff. Course Sponsors were The Lytle Group, Medline Industries, Albemarle Corporation and Credit Control Collections.  The Beverage Cart Sponsor was David Arbutina, M.D. of Tyrone Hospital’s Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute.

Tee Sponsors were BrickStreet, Pine Orthodontics, Clearfield Wholesale Paper, DC Goodman & Sons, Dixon Tool & Die, EZ to use Big Books, Gardner’s Candies, Honeywell, Jeff Long, LR Webber, Days Inn/McCloskey Builders, Senator John Eichelberger, The Hite Company, The Reschini Group and Wagner & Finn Law Office. Golf Team Sponsors were Balfurd Cleaners, Center Pathology Associates, Credit Control Collections, First National Bank, Grane Hospice & Home Health, Gregory Kimble, D.O., M&T Bank, Mount Nittany Medical Center, New Balance Altoona, PGW Glass, PSI Supply Chain, Shoe Fly, The Daily Herald and Huntingdon Daily News, WPS and David Arbutina, M.D. of Tyrone Hospital’s Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute.

Donations were also received from Altoona Curve, Benechoice, Applebees, Burger King Tyrone, Catanese Group, Community Pharmacy, Ellis Office Supply/WB Mason, Guardian Elder Care, Fisher Auto Tyrone, Furrer Beverage, Herr’s, Highmark Health Plan, ISS Solution, Jethro’s, Mr. James Leeper, Mr. Joseph Peluso, Keller Engineer, King’s Restaurant, Kunzler, Logan Beverage, Longhorn Steakhouse, Ms. Lori Miller, Mac’s Market & Gridiron, OIP Tyrone, The Phoenix Restaurant, Save-A-Lot Tyrone, Southern Care Hospice, Steve Seltzer Honda, Trubridge, and Tyrone Bottle Shop.

The golf team representing the Daily Herald and Huntingdon Daily News, John Cook, John Franks, Tim Clapper and Jeff Clemmer, were the tournament winners.

The golf event included a variety of competitions including 4 – Hole-In-One opportunities.

Tri-Star Motors sponsored a chance to win a 2017 Ford F150 Truck or the cash value of $38,000.00. Other hole in one offerings included Calloway Irons – a Pitching Wedge and 3 Iron, 2 Round Trip Airfare Tickets for two people anywhere in the Continental USA or a “Zero Restriction” $500 Certificate.

Additional competitions included men’s and women’s longest drive and closest to pin competitions.

“We are so very appreciative for the generous support from all of our sponsors and golfers which made for a successful and enjoyable event,” said Rosemary Jorden Best, Director of the Tyrone Hospital Foundation.

Funds raised from the golf tournament will support Tyrone Hospital’s modernization and renovation project. This project will continue the improvements being made to the hospital’s physical plant and acquire new equipment to support surgical services, emergency services, diagnostic imaging and other areas of the hospital in 2017-2018.


PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured at the Tyrone Hospital Foundation’s 16th Annual Golf Tournament is the team sponsored by the Daily Herald and Huntingdon Daily News.  The team was the first place winner in the tournament. From left to right are: Tim Clapper, John Cook, John Franks and Jeff Clemmer.