Published on August 13, 2019

52nd Annual Doe Day Golf Event Raises Funds for Medical Center

The volunteers of MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin hosted the 52nd Annual Doe Day golf fundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Gladwin Heights Golf Course. More than $5,600 was donated to the MidMichigan Health Foundation from the golf outing and will be used to purchase medical equipment and other items to improve patient comfort, care and services at the Medical Center in Gladwin. Over the past 52 years, volunteers have raised more than $506,000 with proceeds impacting the Medical Center.

Photo of 1st Place Team at 52nd Annual Doe Day Golf fundraiser in Gladwin, Michigan.

The volunteers of MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin hosted the 52nd Annual Doe Day golf fundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 7. This year’s Top Team honors went to (from left to right): Kelly Freeman, Vicky Johnstone, Ann Suriowic and Bev Zuelch. 

The four-person, 18-hole scramble offered glorious weather for the 21 teams who began the day with a continental breakfast followed with 18 holes of golf, special contests, raffles, many prizes, and a buffet lunch. A highlight of the event was the return of local resident, Rosella Foor, who may hold the best attendance record for Doe Day players. She has golfed in 50 of the 52 Doe Days including the first event. Foor was honored with a gift bucket of imprinted “Doe Day Golf Outing” balls featured at recent scrambles.

The first place team honors went to Kelly Freeman, Vicky Johnstone, Ann Suriowic and Bev Zuelch; second place was given to Tabitha Florian, Rachel Harvey, Rosella Foor and Amanda Wilson; and coming in third was Dawn Stefanelli, Patty Szotko, Peggy Steven and Dayle Antonucci.

Photo of Stacey Douglas Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 Doe Day golf fundraiser in Gladwin, Michigan.

The volunteers of MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin hosted the 52nd Annual Doe Day golf fundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Gladwin Heights Golf Course, which included several honors given to golfers. The Grand Prize Winner was Stacey Douglas, seen here, who won a day trip package to Mackinac Island for four featuring 18 holes of golf on The Jewel, the Grand Hotel’s award-winning golf course along with round-trip ferry rides and the Grand Buffet Luncheon at the Grand Hotel.

Other winners named from the event were: The Longest Drive – Tabitha Florian, who won a gift certificate to the Quest Golf Course in Houghton Lake; Straightest Drive – Kelly Freeman, who won a gift certificate to Lakeside Golf Course; Putting – Jen Kokotovich, who won a gift certificate to Gladwin Heights Golf Course; Closest to Pin – Rose Stover, who won a gift certificate to The Dream Golf Course in West Branch; Grand Prize - Stacey Douglas, who won a day trip package to Mackinac Island for four featuring 18 holes of golf on The Jewel, the Grand Hotel’s award-winning golf course along with round-trip ferry rides and the Grand Buffet Luncheon at the Grand Hotel; Gladwin Goodies, a collection of gift certificates to local businesses valued at $167 was won by Shelly Vasher, and Karen Zettle and Mandy Cozart each won a certificate to the Generation Scramble at the Lakeside Golf Course.

The MidMichigan Health Foundation supports the patients and families served by MidMichigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs. Those interested in learning more about MidMichigan Health may visit www.midmichigan.org.

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