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Cheshire Health Foundation’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament raises over $51,000

October 4th, 2016

Roger Hansen

Dr. Roger Hansen, retired Orthopaedist, tees up on the 9th hole during the CHF Golf Tournament

Many thanks to the generosity of numerous sponsors, players, and our dedicated volunteers who donated their time on Wednesday, September 14th for the success of our fifth annual Cheshire Health Foundation Golf Tournament at the Keene Country Club. This year's tournament raised more than $51,000 for the Healthy Monadnock Champions Program.

A field of 124 players watched two players swing for a Million Dollar hole-in-one and then hit the links at the shot gun to compete for prizes including chances to win cars, a motorcycle, a $5,000 putting contest and $500 in groceries.

Proceeds will be used to support the Healthy Monadnock Champions Program – an initiative to recruit, support and motivate individuals throughout the region to adopt healthy lifestyles using a positive, inclusive, fun and non-judgmental approach. These efforts support the larger community engagement program, Healthy Monadnock, launched by CMC/DHK in 2006 to foster and sustain a positive culture of health throughout the region.

About Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation's healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation's healthiest community. Cheshire Medical Center is a Dartmouth-Hitchcock affiliate hospital. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.