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SBL Golf Benefit this Friday

June 8, 2016 9:55 a.m.

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation will host its 27th Annual Golf Benefit this Friday at the Mattoon Golf & Country Club. Net proceeds from the event will benefit construction of Sarah Bush Lincoln’s new Regional Cancer Center. With its Building Hope Campaign, the Health Foundation has made a commitment to raise $3.5 million to support construction of the $15.4 million project.

Golf teams will participate in morning and afternoon flights, with 25 teams scheduled for the morning flight and 36 in the afternoon. A continental breakfast will be available during morning registration, which begins at 6:30 am, prior to the 7:30 am tee time. Lunch will be served from 11 am to 2 pm. Registration for the afternoon flight will begin at 11:30 am with a 1 pm tee time.

Prizes will be awarded to winners of challenges on each of the 18 holes during an evening reception from 6 to 8 pm in the clubhouse. Prizes include gift certificates, furniture, St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets, Chicago Bulls basketball tickets, Illinois football tickets, NASCAR tickets, and outdoor living/patio items.

Additionally, the lucky winner of a raffle will win a seven day/six night trip to Maui, Hawaii. Tickets for this raffle can be purchased for $10 each during the Golf Benefit, or two for $10 from the Foundation office prior to Friday. You need not be present at the reception to win. A note of special thanks is extended to Doug and Tracey McCord for the generous donation of their Hawaii home.

Golf Benefit title sponsors include BSA LifeStructures, Cerner, Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative, CoBank, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP, and McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation Special Events Coordinator Kim Lockart said, “We couldn’t be more excited for Friday’s event. We have nearly a full house and look forward to beautiful weather and a great time while we raise funds for the Building Hope campaign.”

In the morning flight, the following sponsored teams will be participating: Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative; First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust; Cerner Corporation; Wave Graphics; Hinshaw & Culbertson; LLP; Anderson Electric; CTF Illinois; Coca-Cola Enterprises; IBEW Local Union #146; Old State Road Christian Church; GHR Engineers and Associates, Inc; Dr. Philip Kepp; Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc., Meadowview Golf Course; Otis Elevator Company; Medline Industries; Pepsi MidAmerica; Odd Fellow-Rebekah Home; OMNI Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc.; Wireless Mike’s; Mattoon Lions Club; S.M. Wilson & Company; ARS/Magnet Solutions; Siemens, Inc.; Neimeyer Kubota; Utz Architects; Quality Electrical Contractors; and the McCord (Doug & Tracey) Team.

In the afternoon flight, the following sponsored teams will be participating: Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative; BSA LifeStructures, Inc.; McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; Consolidated Communications; WCIA-TV; The Casey Bunch; Honselman Farms; Collection Professionals, Inc.; Gordon Food Service; Delta Management Group; Aesculap; EA Medical Corporation; Intalere Team; Stanfield Auction Company; County Office Products; Commercial Refrigeration of Central IL, Inc.; X-treme Mechanical, Inc.; Wohltman Construction; KC Summers Buick Toyota GMC; Donald Sandercock, III, DO; Sentinel Technologies, Inc., Graystone Consulting; Card’s Appliance Sales & Service; Ronchetti Distributing Co.; Dr. Josh Garrett; Midland Paper Co.; Slumberland; State Bank of Arthur; Dominic Perrino, MD; Tim and Mary Lou Wild; Whisnand Hybrids; Stevens Industries; The Upchurch Group, Inc.; EMC; and Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo.

For more information, to purchase raffle tickets or to register for the golf benefit, please contact Kim Lockart in the SBL Foundation Office at (217) 258-2511.