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Golfers Raise More Than $20,000 For Copley Hospital

June 6, 2015

Morrisville, VT…Saturday July 11th was a perfect day for golfing and a generous day for Copley Hospital. One hundred and twelve golfers enjoyed sunshine, a light breeze and the beautiful course at Stowe Country Club for the annual Copley Scramble. The event raised more than $20,600 for the community hospital.

“We are grateful for the support we received,” said Leah Hollenberger, Copley Hospital’s Vice President of Development. “All of the golfers and sponsors said how much they enjoyed the event. They are all winners.”

Hollenberger noted highlights included the putting contest’s 9-person shoot-out. During the post-play luncheon provided by Stowe Mountain Resort, prizes donated courtesy of area businesses were awarded to the top five teams. They were:


First Place Low Net Team:
Bruce and Karen Emerson and Dave and Debbie Maxell

First Place Low Gross Team:
Tom Borck, Steve Clark, Jeremiah Kennedy and Steve Miksek (Coca Cola team)

Second Place Low Gross Team:
Ben Hickory, Bill Hunt, Tim Schein and Henry Walet (Trapp Family Lodge team)

Third Place Low Gross Team:
Bob, Nanette and Nina Stevens, and Doris Wildes

Fourth Place Low Gross Team:
Cynthia Borck, Jack Clews, Polly Manosh and Kiley Moody


Additional prizes were awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin:

Men’s Closest to the Pin: Aaron Stewart (Stewart Construction)

Women’s Closest to the Pin: Patty Smith (MVP Health Care)

Men’s Longest Drive: Jack Clews

Women’s Longest Drive: Tracy Webster

Putting Contest Winner: Bob Stevens


Hollenberger extends gratitude to Polly Manosh and Aaron Stewart of Stewart Construction, stating, “Polly’s detail to planning and spearheading player participation was key to the success of the event,” she said. “We are also grateful to Stewart Construction of Essex Junction for taking the lead as our Title Sponsor.” The hospital also thanks Hackett Valine & MacDonald, Bourne’s Energy, H.P. Cummings Construction, MVP Health Care and Union Bank, the many hole sponsors, local businesses, and Stowe Country Club/Stowe Mountain Resort for their support.

Funds raised will go toward Copley’s Charitable Care, enabling Copley to provide care to all, regardless of ability to pay. The hospital provides approximately $1 million in charitable care annually.

Copley Hospital is greater Lamoille County’s non-profit community hospital and one of the area’s largest employers. For the past four years, Copley has been recognized as a HealthStrong Hospital, an award of excellence based on a comprehensive measurement metrics including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency. It has also been named one of the Top 50 Hospitals in New England based on patient satisfaction. Copley offers 24-hour emergency services, a family-friendly Birthing Center, and excellent inpatient and outpatient care with specialists, including Cardiology, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation Services and Urology on its campus in Morrisville. Visit or call 802-888-8888 for more information.