Hamilton Memorial Hospital received first place, their team included: Chad Link, Jim Bowling, Scott Ingram and Mike Kerans.
On September 16, Wabash Christian Retirement Center (WCRC) conducted their annual Golf Scramble at Carmi Country Club. There were 15 teams who participated this year.
This year’s first place winners was Hamilton Memorial Hospital – Mike Kerans, Jim Bowling, Chad Link and Scott Ingran. Second place winners were Norris City United Methodist Church Early Risers – Jack Johnson, David Spence, Joe Skaggs and Darrell Trout. Third place finished with a tie between First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust – Grant Gee, Andy Acord, Charlie Hale and Bill Garrison; and the team of Jerry Rice, Roger Hobbs, Dick Miller and Tom Hosman.
Other awards were given to the Longest Putt – Rob Mason; Closest to the Pin – Darrell Trout; Longest Drive Seniors – Roger Hobbs; Longest Drive Mens – Gary Prosise; Longest Drive Ladies – Sandra Bryant and the 50/50 winner was Gary Prosise.
Sponsors for the event include: First Place Sponsor: Bud Klockenga, Bellmont Christan Church, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust; Second Place Sponsor: Hamilton Memorial Hospital; Third Place Sponsor: Addus HomeCare; Closest to the Pin: Taylor Eye Care; Hole-in-One: Mark Gwaltney Construction, Town & Country Real Estate Kim Gwaltney, Broker, Hale Body Shop, Inc.; Longest Drive: Richard & Janice Gates, The City of Carmi, Illinois. Hole Sponsors include: Norris City Christian Church, First United Methodist Church Norris City, Medline, Yesterdays Drive-In, Senior Care Pharmacy Services, US Foods, The City of Carmi Illinois, Stiles Office Solutions, Slay’s Restoration, Wabash General Hospital, SMS – Specialized Medical Services, Supportive Living of Wabash. Other sponsors include: Wonder Market, Wabash Christian Therapy & Medical Center, Logo Graphics, Wabash Christian Retirement Center Auxiliary and Cox’s Hardware.
WCRC Executive Director Sandra Bryant notes, “I would like to thank all of our sponsors and the golfers who came out to make this event a success. We appreciate the Carmi Country Club staff for always being great to work with and the Wabash Christian Auxiliary for sponsoring the meal. We are excited that we met our goal and the Cook and Hold Oven is on its way!” The proceeds from this year’s scramble were used to purchase a Cook & Hold Oven for the residents at WCRC.
Wabash Christian Retirement Center is one of thirteen communities whose parent company is Christian Homes, Inc. (CHI). CHI is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization with communities located in four Midwestern states. CHI offers a variety of services including independent living garden homes and apartments, assisted living, GracePoint rehab-to-home, memory care and long term care. CHI has been providing compassionate care for older adults since 1962.