Hendersonville, N.C. (August 8, 2012) – The Park Ridge Health Foundation welcomed 120 golfers to its 13th Annual Partners in Health Golf Classic on Monday. The annual golf classic was held at Champion Hill Club and raised nearly $55,000 to support upcoming renovations at Park Ridge Health, including the hospital’s Medical-Surgical Unit, Telemetry Unit, Intensive Care Unit and patient rooms on all three units.
“This year’s tournament was really a tribute to our community and to what Park Ridge Health is doing for our community,” said John Ellis, Board Chair of the Park Ridge Health Foundation and chairman of the Golf Committee. “Many community members said ‘thanks’ to Park Ridge by donating to a worthy cause that will directly improve patient experience.“
Southeastern Sports Medicine was the presenting sponsor of this year’s Golf Classic, just one of 54 sponsors that included Eagle Sponsors Beystone Health & Rehabilitation and Park Ridge Geriatrics. Birdie Sponsors of this year’s event were AGFA Healthcare; Bowers, Ellis & Watson, Architects; Carolina Adventist Retirement Systems, Inc.; Dr. Eileen Keppler and Family; Mountain Home Care, LLC; North American Credit Services, Inc.; and Park Ridge Anesthesiology Services, PA.
“This was the best turnout the Golf Classic has seen in three or four years,” said Ellis. “Some of the feedback I received was that the course was beautiful, the food was wonderful and the prizes were great.”
About Park Ridge Health:
Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region – including state-of-the-art surgery suites, a boutique baby delivery experience and North Carolina’s first 64-slice CT scanner in 2006 – Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a dedicated network of more than 100 primary care and specialty physicians and providers, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).