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Close to $150,000 Raised to Support Local Healthcare in Oswego County

Foundation news | Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Contact: Jamie Leszczynski

The 35th Annual Oswego Health Golf Tournament presented by The Hayner Hoyt Corporation held on June 6th, raised over $147,000 to support local healthcare through support of local businesses, community members and Oswego Health employees.

Winning the captain and crew event was Community Bank, with a score of 55. Team members included Jason Rinaldo, Chad Holbert, Alec Kunzwiler, and Fred Aldrich.

Second place with a score of 56 was team Ontario Lakeside Associates, which included Dr. Carlos Dator Jr., Lou Castaldo, Kevin Dorsey, and Zachary Badawy.

Third place was Pathfinder Bank and team members were Craig Fitzpatrick, Jim Dowd, Dan Dorsey, and Chris Carpenter.

During the tournament, the Debbie Hicks Memorial fun prize was presented to Siemens Industry. This honor is selected by a blind draw of all the teams in the non-competitive division. This prize is presented each year in memory of longtime golf tournament organizer Debbie Hicks.

Individual highlights during the tournament included straightest drive on #1 won by Lindsay Usherwood and Jason Sherman, while winning the longest drive on hole #14 were Dr. Meaghan Primm and Rich Burritt. There were closest to the pin won on various holes, including #2 won by Josh Pritchard; #4 won by Dennis McCarthy; #18 won by Mike Holmes. Winning the putting contest was Rick Breitbeck with Justin Rueckel as the chipping contest winner.

“We truly appreciate the support received from the community and our local business partners,” shared Michele Hourigan, Director of Business and Community Development for the Oswego Health Foundation. “As a nonprofit community healthcare system, we count on support from generous supporters, to help us deliver the outstanding medical care our patients and community deserve. Proceeds from this golf tournament will directly impact care in our community.”