The 39th Annual Day Kimball Hospital (DKH) Centreville Bank Golf Classic, held at the Connecticut National Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 8. raised more than $128,000. Net proceeds will benefit DKH’s efforts in enhancing critical patient care initiatives. More than 125 other local and regional businesses and organizations, as well as individual community members and families, participated in sponsoring the event to support the provision of healthcare in Northeast Connecticut.
This is the eighth consecutive year that Centreville Bank has partnered with Day Kimball Hospital as the title sponsor, contributing $25,000 toward Day Kimball Hospital initiatives over this calendar year. Other major sponsors for the event included Gold Sponsors Ensemble Health Partners, Garfunkel Wild, P.C., Linemaster Switch Corp., The Wagner Law Group, and WIN Waste Innovations; and Silver Sponsors Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., B & M Excavating Company, LLC, Colonial Health & Rehab Center of Plainfield, LLC, Downes Construction Co., LLC, NES Health, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting, Putnam Plastics Corporation, Reid & Riege, P.C., and Weiss, Hale & Zahansky Strategic Wealth Advisors.
“Centreville Bank is truly a proud partner of community events like Day Kimball Hospital’s Golf Classic,” said Harold M. Horvat, president, CEO, and chairman of the board. “Partnerships like this one make communities grow and thrive. Together, we have turned a golf tournament into improvements to the hospital’s cardiac and surgical care services.”
“Strong community partnerships, like the one we have with Centreville Bank, are essential for DKH to make an impact in our community,” said Kyle Kramer, chief executive officer, Day Kimball Health. “The unwavering support of each and every sponsor, golfer, and volunteer involved with this tournament helps to ensure that we can continue to make a difference in the lives of those we serve by providing access to high-quality medical care close to home in Northeast Connecticut.”
Tournament highlights included an air-cannon ball shoot, a mid-day presentation and salute by the American Legion L’Homme Burdick Post 21 Danielson Color Guard escorted by the Manchester Pipe Band, and a special performance of the National Anthem by Kathryn Bargnesi, Regional Director of Business Development for Villa Maria Nursing & Rehabilitation.
“We couldn’t be more grateful and quite frankly, humbled by the level of support that we have received from our DKH family of community members, organizations, and business partners who have helped to raise the level of this important fundraiser for the hospital to new highs,” said Kristen Willis, director of development, Day Kimball Health. “The level of participation and excitement at this event was palatable and a testament to how much our community values Day Kimball and is willing to invest in its future.”
Since its inception 39 years ago, the golf tournament has raised more than $2,443,000 to support continued access to high-quality medical care close to home in Northeast Connecticut by helping to fund technologies, facilities, and care initiatives at the independent, non-profit community hospital.
For more information about the Day Kimball Hospital Centreville Bank Golf Classic, visit daykimball.org/golfclassic or call the Day Kimball Healthcare Foundation Office at (860) 928-7141.
2023 DKH Centreville Bank Golf Classic Results:
1st Place (53) - Roger Noll, Sean Vigue, Scott Vose, Pat Kozelka
2nd Place (54) - Brendan Meehan, Jared Meehan, Michael Meehan, Michael Angeloff
3rd Place (56) *tiebreaker - Cameron Cormier, Adam Abram, Pete Cunha, AJ Siekerski
Middle of the Pack (66) - Lauren Marotta, Stewart Leroux, Paul Bigelow, Rob Croston
Closest to Pin #4 - Pat Kozelka (8 feet 11 inches)
Closest to Pin #7 - Cameron Cormier and Dan Gilbert (5 feet 11 inches)
Closest to Pin #9 - Greg Harubin (18 inches)
Closest to Pin #11 - Jared Meehan (7 feet 8 inches)
Closest to Pin #15 - Tyler Pratt (4 feet)
Photo Caption: (Pictured l to r): Centreville Bank’s Harold Horvat, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Mario Zuluaga, Municipal Banking Sales and Service Manager, and Brian Carillon, VP Head of Consumer & Business Banking enjoy a day celebrating community and golf at the Day Kimball Hospital Centreville Bank Golf Classic on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, at Connecticut National Golf Club in Putnam, CT.