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St. Joseph's Foundation 12th annual charity golf tournament raises over $14,000 for electronic health records system



            BUCKHANNON, WV-Despite threatening weather conditions, 133 golfers showed up to participate in St. Joseph's Foundation 12thAnnual Charity Golf Tournament held August 5th

at Snowshoe Mountain’s beautiful Raven Golf Club.  The event generated over $14,000 in

net proceeds to be used toward the purchase of and Electronic Health Records System for

St. Joseph's Hospital and its affiliated physician offices. 

            Electronic Health Records (EHR) will radically transform patient care throughinnovation and technology.   This technology is designed to improve the overall quality of health care, increase clinical workflow efficiency, decrease costs, and most importantly reduce medical errors.

            The winning teams at this year’s tournament were: 

            1stPlace Team – Holbrook’s on the Hill:  Brad Hitt; John Day; Darren Urban; and Shane West

            2ndPlace Team – First Central Bank:  Dennis Klingensmith; Tony Louk; Nick Matheny; and James Huber

            3rdPlace Team – AMIS Systems, Inc.:  Doug Altizer; Damon Griffith; Tom Kinder; and Steve Mohr


            Course Contest Winners included:

            Closest to the Pin:  Okey Silman and Debbie Howard

            Straightest Drive:  Ronnie Means and Agnes Merandi

            Longest Drive:  Tom Mathias

            Longest Putt:  Mike Casselman and Shirley Brown


            St. Joseph's would like to express their sincere gratitude to their sponsors for making this event possible.

            Title Sponsors:  Coca-Cola; Pallottine Health Services; and Pallottine Missionary Sisters

            Corporate Sponsors:  West Virginia University Emergency Medicine; Radiological Physician Associates; and The Employee Benefit Service Center

            Special Event Sponsors:  Robert L. Wharton Enterprises; HealthWorks Rehab & Fitness; The Charleston Group at Graystone Consulting; Radon Medical Imaging Corporation-WV; and Buckhannon Auto Mall

            Eagle Sponsors:  Seneca Medical; Sam’s Pizza; BPO Elks Lodge #1736; Vanguard Financial Services, Inc.; Ralph’s Furniture; United Imaging Services – Robert Cook; Upshur County Development Authority; Corhart Refractories; Ware’s Glass & Awning, LLC; WDTV Channel 5; Metz & Associates, LTD; Neurostar Solutions/Accelarad; Ralston Press, Inc.; Holbrook on the Hill; AMIS Systems, Inc.; Appalachian Mineral Title Company, LLC; West Virginia Therapy Services; and First Central Bank

            Birdie Sponsors:  Biomedical Technology, Inc.; and Nightwatch Pharmacy Services

            Hole Sponsors:  Denex Petroleum Corporation, R. Dennis Xander; Heaster-Hart Office Equipment; David Valinsky Associates; Gregory’s Barber Shop; Shirley Lewis; VanNostrand Architects; Sue Johnson-Phillippe & Jim Phillippe; West Virginia Wesleyan; Quadax, Inc.; Siemens Industry, Inc.; St. Joseph’s Hospital Information Systems; Renee Hofer; Jones Custom Graphics & Embroidery; Steve & Amy Lantz-Milligan; and Chet Wamsley, CRNA

            Team Sponsors:  Dr. John Mathias; Mr. Pat Cain; Advanced Energy Solutions; and Spectrum Surgical Instruments

            Gift Sponsors:  Anderegg Jewelers; Anita’s Flowers; Buckhannon Country Club; Clarence Fiber/Champion Industries; The Donut Shop; Pete Dye Golf Club; Mark George; Highland Golf Club; Shirley Lewis; Metz & Associates; Delores McCollum; Boots Marino; Riverbend Golf Club; The Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain; Sandy Brae Golf Course; Gay Snyder; St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary; Twin Falls Resort; and Alice Williams

            The 13thannual tournament is scheduled for August 4th, 2011at Snowshoe Mountain’s Raven Golf Club.