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The winners of this 31st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament are pictured, left to right, including Dan Denk, Pat McMillan and Justin Sweeney, representing Waukon State Bank team #1. The Foundation Golf Tournament is an annual event, held each year in June at the Waukon Golf and Country Club.

Foundation’s 31st Annual Golf Tournament Results

The 31st annual Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament was held on Monday, June 17, at the Waukon Golf and Country Club.  A full tournament of 33 teams of three participated, each enjoying 18 holes of golf plus lunch and dinner prepared by Rich Schulte, Bud and Marge Strike and Family, and the Foundation Directors.

The Foundation gives credit for the success of this tournament to the many local businesses that provide great prizes so everyone participating wins. Plus many businesses serving this area contribute as hole sponsors to the tournament making it an enjoyable, community-wide event.

The hole sponsors for this 31st annual event included: Beneke & Associates, Brickl Bros., Casper Plumbing & Heating, Christensen Electric, Clark Tire Pros, Dalco, Eide Bailly, Fidelity Bank, Finholt Construction – Tryad Design, Freedom Bank, Goodfella’s, Gundersen Health-Waukon Medical and Eye Clinics, Hacker Nelson & Co., CPA’s, InVision Architecture, Irv & Chris Fosaaen, Kerndt Brothers Bank, Kol-Gol, Inc., LaMair-Mulock-Condon, Co., L.T.I. & Son Water Conditioning, Lutz, New Albin Savings Bank, Nightingale Drug, Northgate Care Center, Peoples State Bank, RW Pladsen, Inc., Signature Auto Body & Paint, Silver Laine Co., Systems Equipment, Torkelson Motors, Waterville Bar & Grill, and  Waukon State Bank.

This year, numerous prizes were donated by the following individuals and businesses:  AgVantage FS, AJ’s Steakhouse, A-Ok Well Service, Aztec, Beneke & Associates, Bud and Marge Strike, Carquest-Lansing, Carquest-Waukon, Cunningham Hardware, Decorah Bank and Trust, Dollar Fresh, Double D Liquors, Edward Jones, Empty Nest Winery, Epic Wear, Farm Bureau Insurance, Federal Express, Fiddler’s Green (Whalen’s), Fiesta Vallarta, Freedom Bank, Grumpy’s, Green Valley Getaway, Hair Body & Mind Salon & Day Spa, Hello Sunshine, Horsfall’s Lansing Variety, Houg Chiropractic, Iron Hill Power Sports, Jet’s Meats, Kerndt Brothers Bank, KNEI Radio-LA Communications, Krambeer Barber Shop, Kristi’s Stylesetter Salon, Larre’s Service and Repair, Leiran Auto Repair, Lutz, Martin Grau Funeral Home, McMillan Muffler, Norplex Micarta, Old Rossville Store, Oneota Golf & Country Club, Paws Up Pet Supplies, Peoples State Bank,  Port Side Bar & Grill, Proverbial Tap Room, Red Geranium Floral and Gifts, River Run Pub & Grub, S&D Café, Safehouse Saloon, S.E.W.-Linda Berger Mahr, Shep’s, Spillway Supper Club, State Farm Insurance, Sycamore Floral, Swartz Law Firm, System’s Equipment, Teslow’s Formal Wear & Guest House, Thirty-One by April, TriCity Golf & Country Club, 222 Trained, UPS, Uptown Grill, Village Farm & Home-Lansing, Village Farm & Home-Waukon, Waukon State Bank, Waukon Veterinary Service, West Side Waukon Lumber, Wings Supper Club and WW Homestead Dairy.

Special hole-in-one contests were sponsored by Farm Bureau Agents Wade Bucknell and Andy Moore, and also by Waukon Implement.  Volunteers Marilyn Anderson and Maury Mooney were witnesses for these contests.

Other special hole contests and winners included the following:  Closest to Pin (Hole #9) was Kyle Halverson; Longest Putt (Hole #3) was Dennis McKee; Closest to the Pin in 2 (Hole #4) was Justin Sweeney; and Longest Putt (Hole #7) was Aaron Strike.

Many other businesses and individuals pitched in to help with the food expenses and preparation, including Quillin’s Food Ranch, Fareway, Casey’s, Bud and Marge Strike and Family, Rich Schulte, and the entire Foundation Board.

The 33 teams participating in the tournament consisted of three people each who played a best shot tournament.  The winner of the Veterans Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation’s 31st Annual Golf Tournament with a score of 62 was Waukon State Bank team members Dan Denk, Justin Sweeney and Pat McMillan.

The Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation Board, including Rose Beardmore, Sue Blagsvedt, Vicki Bloxham, Kris Cote’, Chris Engstrom-Fosaaen, Patty Goltz, Kevin Hanson, Dan Headington, Judy Herman, Ardie Kuhse, Craig Lensing, Reid Mahoney, Jay Mathis, Becky Mitchell, Barb Shull, Sue Stamper, Jeremy Strub, Kim Sylvester and Matt Teslow, sponsor this annual golf tournament at the Waukon Golf and Country Club in June of each year.