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Adams Bank & Trust team wins 4th annual hospital foundation golf benefit PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 07 July 2011 20:14

Adams Bank & Trust fielded the winning team at the 4th Annual Chase County Hospital Foundation Slice Fore Life Golf Benefit on Saturday, June 25 at the Enders Lake Golf Course.

The team of John and Angie Paisley and Kirk and Mary Wilson finished the day three strokes ahead of the nearest team in the championship flight with a score of 58 after 18 holes.

Three teams tied for second with scores of 61. These included Great Plains Communications, made up by Jason Grigg, Daryl Sharp, Johnny Miller and Alex Sharp; Tara’s Team comprised of Tara and Dallas Welp, Eron Kitt and Jennifer Beemer; and a combined team from Carman Appliance and Radiology Services including Bob and Tammy Weber, Doug Carman and Craig Nelson.

Rounding out the top five teams in the championship flight with a score of 62 was the combined team of Imperial Country Ford with Dan & Teresa Russell and Johnson Publications with Russ & Lori Pankonin.

Members of the Adams Bank & Trust team taking first in the Slice for Life golf benefit included, from left, John and Angie Paisley and Mary and Kirk Wilson. The team shot a 30 on the first nine and followed that up with a 28, making birdies on the first six holes of the second round. (Imperial Republican Photo)


First place honors in the first flight went to the combined team of Pinnacle Bank and Crop Production Services with a score of 66. Team members for Pinnacle included Kelly & Lori Beard. Tom Hayes and Alex Marshall represented Crop Production Services.

This flight produced another three-way tie for second with a score of 67. Teams represented were the McNair Agency, Cate Weiss Crew & Carman Appliance, and Prairie Dental Center.

Sam & Abby McNair and Alex & Pat McNair made up the McNair Agency. Cate Weiss, Beth Loop, Becky Carman and Elaine Nelson golfed for the Weiss/Carman combo and Dr. Jonathan and Dr. Rachell Richman, Chuck and Sherri Dobrinski played for the Prairie Dental Center team.


$1 million shot

This year’s event featured major hole-in-one prizes including a million dollar shot, $10,000 prize, golf cart, golf equipment, electronics equipment and airline tickets.

Bob Weber, representing Radiology Services of North Platte had his name drawn for the million dollar shot. Unfortunately the shot came up short. No hole-in-one prizes were won during the day.

A total of 17 teams played in the benefit which began in 2008 as a fundraiser for the Chase County Hospital Foundation.

“We had a great day for golf and appreciate the support from area businesses for this event,” according to Randy Vlasin, Executive Director of the Chase County Hospital Foundation.

Event likely to net $10,000

Vlasin said total dollars netted from this event will be in the $10,000 range once all expenses and sponsorships are in. These funds are used to help purchase equipment and meet other needs at Chase County Community Hospital and Clinics.

They also conducted a silent charity auction as part of the annual event which contributed $2,900 towards the total. Vlasin expressed his gratitude to all of the sponsors, golfers, auction item donors, bidders and buyers.

He complimented Donna Werkele and her Enders Lake Golf Course grounds crew. They spent many long hours getting the course ready for Saturday after the flooding from last week’s storm. “They did a great job,” stated Vlasin.

Vlasin credited staff members from the Chase County Community Hospital and Clinics and the hospital foundation board who volunteered to make the event successful.

Members of the Chase County Hospital Foundation board include Russ Pankonin, Sam McNair, Tonda McGarr, Jill Moline, Denise Smith, Ray Lindekugel, Bill Bauerle of Imperial and Lola Jones of Enders.

Vlasin said the foundation is looking for one to two members from the Wauneta area would like to serve on the board.