Friends of St. Anthony's Golf Benefit Set For July 18


Published on June 9 2014 6:39 am
Last Updated on June 9 2014 6:39 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Friends of St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Sixth Annual Golf Benefit will be held Friday, July 18 at noon at the Effingham Country Club.
Registration begins at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. with a dinner provided that evening. A shotgun start at noon begins the four-person scramble which consists of 32 teams of four players. There will be several contests throughout the event including a Hole-In-One Contest. Special features for this year’s event include videoing of your shot on Hole #8 with a YouTube link sent to your smart phone, along with one person in each foursome winning a $100 gift card to a local/regional food or service provider.
Proceeds from this year’s Golf Benefit will support St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Women and Children’s Care department to enhancement the Labor/Delivery area. Proceeds will be used to transform current patient rooms to rooms with comprehensive, family-centered maternity care.
There are still openings to register a team for the Friends’ Golf Benefit. There are also a variety of sponsorships available with many levels to choose from.
The Golf Benefit raffle will return again this year, featuring a French Lick Resort package for two, four tickets to a Cardinals baseball game, four tickets to the Clint Black Christmas Show at the Effingham Performance Center, Six Flags St. Louis gift basket with four admission tickets and four food vouchers, a STIHL FS38 Trimmer, a Nike Covert 2.0 Driver and 2015 July 4th Fireworks rooftop seating for eight people. Tickets can be purchased by contacting St. Anthony’s Philanthropy Office at 217-347-1854.
If interested in participating, volunteering, becoming a Golf Benefit sponsor or purchasing a raffle ticket to support the Friends, contact Michael Wall, Director of Philanthropy, at 217-347-1854 or email at For more information about the Friends of St. Anthony’s, visit the hospital’s web site at