Valparaiso, IN –For the twelfth year, the Friends of OE hosted the One Amazing Golf Outing at Valparaiso Country Club on August 26, 2019. While the weather was a bit troublesome, over 130 golfers came rain or shine to put forth the effort to raise more than $35,000 for Opportunity Enterprises.
Golfers arrived to a welcome from several OE clients and board members helping to load carts with golf bags, assist with registration, and deliver water throughout the course. Several contests took place throughout the day, winners included:
• 1st Place Scramble – Thorgren Tool & Molding (Rob Thorgren, Craig Gall, Jeff Anselm, Jason Schwerdt)
• 2nd Place Scramble – Braman Insurance (Matt Biggs, Dave Casteel, Mike Lee, John Rogers)
• Skins – Team Michalak (Gerry Michalak, John Szymoniak, Joe Rogalski, Jerry Bialker)
• Hit The Green Winners: Jason Mitchell, Matt Biggs, Mark Ritzi
• 50/50 Winner: Matt Biggs
• Green Flag Sponsor Game - CDE Collision Center Team (John Notzen, Nick Stasil, Don Vesling, Jason Mitchell)
• Business Card Drop – Dave Vlasic
• Raffle Winners – Don Vesling and Jeff Seymour
Senator Ed Charbonneau was on hand to welcome golfers and share the experience with the fire and police teams he sponsored. “Opportunity Enterprises is just a fantastic organization and you can’t say enough positive things about what they do for all of us,” said Senator Ed Charbonneau.
The event was made possible by these amazing sponsors: CATSI, Senator Ed Charbonneau, Chester Inc, Community Healthcare System, First Merchants, Merrill, Steel Cities Steels, Inc, Thorgren Tool and Molding Co, Inc, and Valparaiso Country Club.