Columbus, OH (July 20, 2015) – The 6th Annual The Wesley Communities Wesley Glen/Wesley Ridge Charity Golf Classic held Monday, July 13 netted more than $121,000 for Wesley Hospice and Wesley At Home. Net proceeds were the highest ever for the event and represent a 6% increase over 2014. The silent auction raised more than $6,800 and the live auction $35,500.
The charity golf tournament brought in 34 teams consisting of 136 golfers. Title Sponsors for the event were Corna Kokosing Construction Company and FirstMerit Bank.
“We are thrilled to have hosted such a successful event that provides resources for providing excellent care to Columbus-area seniors and our residents,” commented Peg Carmany, The Wesley Communities CEO. The 6th Annual MES Wesley Glen/Wesley Ridge Charity Golf Classic was a huge hit and we look forward to continuing with this event year after year,” she continued.
“We are grateful for the support of our sponsors, players, volunteers and The Wesley Communities’ residents and staff who have helped make this event not only possible, but very successful,” said Mary LeMaster, Tournament Director. “Over the last six years, we have been able to raise approximately $513K in net proceeds and we hope for another great year in 2016.”
About The Wesley Communities
The Wesley Communities is an affiliate of the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church providing quality housing, health care and services for seniors in the Central Ohio area. Incorporated in 1967, The Wesley Communities is a not-for-profit corporation that that knows its business and understands its customers. For additional information call (614) 215-9574 or visit www.thewesleycommunities.com.