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Penn State Health St. Joseph Golf Tournament raises nearly $50,000 to support hospital’s mission

Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Annual Golf Tournament, hosted by St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, has recorded a final tally of $48,800 in net proceeds from the tournament held September 12th. The funds will support the acquisition of new medical equipment and technology at St. Joseph.

The tournament was held at the Bellewood Country Club and more than 100 golfers participated. The first-place foursome representing Reinsel Kuntz Lesher was hosted by J. Andrew Weidman, Chair, Penn State Health St. Joseph Board of Directors. In second place was the foursome from Edwards Landscape & Nursery, hosted by Jeff Povilaitis. Winner of the longest drive was Nate Doll of East Penn. Winners of the closest to the pin were Brian Komline of the BB&T Retirement & Institutional Services foursome; Dave Eckhart of the Reinsel Kuntz Lesher foursome; and Bob Yeager of the Power Kunkle foursome.

“We are grateful for our friends in the community who enjoyed a beautiful day of golf and fellowship while supporting St. Joseph’s healing ministry,” said John Morahan, President and CEO, Penn State Health St. Joseph.

The event’s top sponsors included East Penn Manufacturing Co., the title sponsor, and Respiratory Specialists. Other sponsors included: Fleetwood Partners, HealthSouth Reading Rehab Hospital, Highmark Blue Shield, Precision Medical Products, TEAMHealth, UPMC Health Plan, Reading Eagle Company, Riverfront Federal Credit Union, Herbein + Company, Inc. WORLD electronics, Berks Cardiologists, Ltd., Ken Haupt/Janney Montgomery Scott, Medical Staff of Penn State Health St. Joseph and Admixtures, Inc.

Foursome Sponsors included Albright College, Alvernia University, BB&T Retirement & Institutional Services, Connors Investor Services, Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services, Edwards Landscape & Nursery, IBEW Local Union 743, Lamar Advertising, Medtronic, Power Kunkle Benefits Consulting, Reinsel Kuntz Lesher, RPA Engineering, Sodexo and United Concordia Dental.

The Golf Tournament Planning Committee is co-chaired by Ken Haupt and Steve Smith. Committee members include Rick Aulenbach, Tori DiPiazza, Diane Duff, Wendy Fuller, Nancy Hippert, Mark Kunkle and Adrian Seaman.

Since its founding 31 years ago, the tournament has raised more than $1.2 million in net proceeds to benefit St. Joseph’s healthcare mission.

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