Meritus Health Holds Successful 20th Annual Golf Fundraiser

FAYETTEVILLE, PA – The 2015 Meritus Open, organized annually by Meritus Healthcare Foundation, recently brought hundreds of golfers out in the rain to raise funds for programs and services at Meritus Medical Center for a twentieth year. According to Foundation staff, “Based on the history of the event, the 2015 Meritus Open, as one of three major Meritus Health events, is anticipated to see proceeds upwards of $20,000 to support programs and services of the health system.”

Held again at Penn National Golf Club & Inn, winning teams in the morning flights included the teams of Duane Barnes, Larry Benton, Kevin Peck and Shane Small; and Jonathan Agee, Matt Deaner, Bryan Snow and Jeremy Thompson. Afternoon winners included, pictured left to right, the team of Brian Mellott, Michael Hough, Duane Grove and Craig Paylor; and the team of Ryan Jennings, Taylor Jennings, Greg Liebig and Matt Mawhinney.

Corporate Roundtable sponsors served as major supporters of this year’s event, including title sponsor NMS Healthcare, kickoff event sponsor MEP Health and platinum event sponsors The Columbia Bank, Julia Manor Health Care Center and United Bank. The corporate roundtable program is Meritus Healthcare Foundation’s annual, single-ask program that allows community partners to be recognized for their investment in wellness initiatives like patient emergency assistance, childhood obesity prevention, community education and new medical equipment.