Delaware Hospice will hold the 11th Annual Eleanor Soltner Golf Outing on Friday, July 23 at Mulligan’s Pointe. Registration begins at 7:30 AM with a shotgun start at 9:00 AM.
“After the wonderful care that Eleanor Soltner received from the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, her family and friends decided to organize a memorial golf outing,” Jennifer Saienni, MBA, Marketing and Communications Manager at the center said. “In just a few short years, the golf outing has raised over $220,000. This fun morning event welcomes the community to help rase awareness of the Delaware Hospice Center, which offers specialized, 24-hour acute care to hospice patients who require symptom management.”
The event begins with breakfast and the opening of the driving range. The tournament ends at 1:00 PM with a Silent Auction and lunch. At 1:30 PM, there is an Award Reception for contests that include Team Putting, Longest Drive, Ladies & Men, as well as Closest to the Pin Ladies & Men. There are also team prizes.
“Registration for the event is $100 per person,” Saienni said. “This includes greens fees, a cart, light breakfast, a refreshment cart, range balls and an awards reception with lunch.”
In addition to golfers, Delaware Hospice is seeking sponsorships. Gold Sponsorships are $3,000, Silver Sponsorships are $2,000 and Bronze Sponsorships are $1,500. Golfer Breakfast Sponsorships are $500, Beverage Sponsorships are $250 and Hole Sponsorships are $100. Guests me be included at the Awards Reception for $25.
In addition to honoring the memory of Eleanor Soltner, the event also honors the memory of Donna Jean Jackson, Esther O. Smith, Don Tiedemann, Wanda Tiedemann, The Passwater Family, Bob Graham, Ethel Graham, Gardner Shugart, Ray Beck, Joe Cavanaugh, Marian Marshall, Pop Bailey, Roy Brown, Tom Mathis, Jerry Ann McLamb, Diane Fung and Jim Reilly. The Eleanor Soltner Golf Committee includes Frank Soltner, Robert Burd, Nancy Burd, Tina Rambo, Joan Beck and Peggy Dolby.
Betsy Price is a Wilmington freelance writer who has 40 years of experience, including 15 at The News Journal in Delaware.
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