2013 Health First Golf Classic Next Saturday

By  //  September 8, 2013

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The Health First Foundation is pleased to announce it will again host the Health First Golf Classic charitable event, Saturday, September 14, at Suntree Country Club and Duran Golf Club, Viera.

The event features an 18-hole tournament with two course options. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Means/Garrison Endowment for Nursing Excellence.

The event features an 18-hole tournament with two course options. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Means/Garrison Endowment for Nursing Excellence. (Image Credit DuranGolf.com)

The event features an 18-hole tournament with two course options. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Means/Garrison Endowment for Nursing Excellence. (Image Credit DuranGolf.com)

Money that is raised will help provide nurses with educational scholarships to improve their knowledge and skills. It will also help them keep up-to-date on innovations in medical care.

Community support for the fund will benefit Health First’s nursing teams of more than 2,000 highly skilled compassionate caregivers.

BARRY RICHARDSON IS CHAIRING THIS YEAR’S TOURNAMENT

Health First Foundation Board of Directors member and President of Rivertree Builders Barry Richardson is chairing this year’s tournament.

“It’s a format that allows novice golfers to play and have fun as well as those more experienced with the game,” says Richardson. “We want everyone to feel welcome and to come enjoy the day while supporting this great cause.”

He will be assisted by vice chair and Manager of Florida Business Bank Terry Gabbard. This year’s event will feature a “scramble” format, allowing each team to count only the best shots.

“It’s a format that allows novice golfers to play and have fun as well as those more experienced with the game,” says Richardson.

“We want everyone to feel welcome and to come enjoy the day while supporting this great cause.”

The tournament will also offer a variety of games and contests, including chances to win cash and other prizes, including sports equipment, golf outings, and more. Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams finishing each course. Participants will be given their choice of courses on a first-come, first-choice basis.

ABOUT HEALTH FIRST

Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system and employs more than 7,500 people and has four hospitals, including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital.

health first logoHealth First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties. In addition, Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center.

With 246 employed physicians, Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast.

Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers.

FOR INFORMATION about registering or becoming a sponsor call 321-434-7353.


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