WINDSOR, VT – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, a nonprofit hospital, recently held its annual Mt. Ascutney Hospital (MAH) Golf Classic at the Woodstock Inn and Resort Club, one the world’s top 100 golf resorts as rated by Golf Magazine. The tournament attracted 120 golfers and raised $43,000 for Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. Proceeds generated from the event will allow the hospital to continue providing outstanding health care services, including the Hospital’s highly regarded rehabilitation services, to residents from throughout the region.
“Our sponsors, golfers, staff and volunteers made the 2012 MAH Classic an overwhelming success,” stated Kevin W. Donovan, Hospital CEO. “This event is one of the hospital’s biggest fundraisers of the year and the contributions from our sponsors, golfers, and auction bidders support the growth and development of the programs we offer to our community. On behalf of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, I thank all of our participants and sponsors for their generosity and their commitment of time and hard work essential to making this year’s Classic our largest and most successful.”
The MAH Classic has seen considerable growth since its inception in 1983. In 2012, the Classic had more than forty corporate sponsors that contributed to the success of this year’s event. They were led by Championship Sponsors Mascoma Savings Bank and Sodexo, Inc. and by Masters Level Sponsors Cerner, Inc. and The Huntzinger Management Group. Nassau Broadcasting also partnered with Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center and aired public service announcements to promote the tournament and recognize supporters.
Among many prize winners associated with the Classic, the most excited may have been Tony Ornatek of ADS Benefits. He won a balloon ascension for two provided by Balloons Over New England of Quechee. The Richards Group foursome won the low gross title in the 2012 MAH Classic for the second year in a row, while the team from Sodexo, Inc. placed first in the low net competition. Teams from the Vermont State Athletic Directors Association and Pathways Consulting, LLC finished second and third in the low gross competition, respectively. People’s United Bank and Seldon Technology completed the golf tournament with the second and third in low net scores.