2018 JCH&L Golf Tourney Raises Record $13,000

22nd annual tournament successful

FAIRBURY — The 22nd annual golf tournament to benefit Jefferson Community Health & Life was successful, raising a record $13,000.
“We are very pleased with the success of this annual event. It’s a great way for JCH&L supporters to have a good time and help provide quality health care for our community,” said Chad Jurgens, JCH&L Chief Executive Officer. “This year’s event was a record-setter, with 32 teams, 18 hole sponsors, and raising a record $13,000.”

The golf tournament, held Friday, Aug. 10 at the Fairbury Country Club, was a fund-raiser for Jefferson Community Health & Life, a 17-bed critical access hospital located in Fairbury.

Championship flight champions – High Plains Anesthesia

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First Flight Champions – Rural Sleep

Second flight champions – Barber Furniture

Winning teams were:
Champions of the championship flight were High Plains Anesthesia—Marci Gillham, Penni Mitchell, Nate Koch; second place: ConvergeOne—Dennis Ahl, Dan Reikofski, Mike Bonham; third place: The Olson Group—BJ Davis, Jeff Wallace, Stacy Albert.

In the First Flight, winners were Rural Sleep—Stacy Shumard, Brooke Schwab, Marty Paget; second place: The Three Gs—Joy Gaston, Nichole Grummert, Darin Grummert; third place: West Gate Bank—Joe Dahir, Kevin Wilhelm, Garrett Krause.

In the second Flight, winners were Barber furniture—Terry Barber, Bob Endorf, Paul Dunekacke; second place: Glen Blobaum—Glen Blobaum, Tom Beachler, Tim Diller; third place: Globe Rexall—Bob Atkins, Doug Ruzicka, Doyle Buchmeier

This year’s sponsors include:

Hole sponsors: American National Bank, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, Brown’s Medical Imaging, Bryan Health, Cerner Corporation, CHI Health—St. Elizabeth, ConvergeOne, Davis Design, High Plains Anesthesia Service, Lottman Concrete Construction, Marcotte, M&B 2 Cylinder, MedHost, Nebraska Medicine, Pathology Medical Services PC, Seim Johnson, The Olson Group, Westin Packaged Meats/Fairbury Operations.

Breakfast Sponsor: Collection Associates

Lunch Sponsors: Gill Insurance Services, Inc., Plymouth Electric, Concordance/Kreiser

Contributing Sponsors: Beckenhauer Construction, HCIS MediBill, MedHost, Prairie Health Ventures, Stewart Lawn Care, Thrivent, UNICO

Raffle Prize Sponsors: The Olson Group, Golf bag; Barber Furniture Company —Rustic Clock; Nebraska Healthcare Association, Moscow Mule Basket; Casey’s General Store, $50 gift card; Don Sutton Club Repair, Driver; Sims Florist and Gifts, Decorative sign; JCH&L, Garden tool

Other Sponsors: Precision Signs & Graphics LLC, signage; Ray’s Applemarket, treats on the course; Fairbury Country Club; Kettlehut Real Estate, sound system
Flag Prize and Door Prize Sponsors: ByteSpeed; Cerner Corporation; Credit Management; Directions EAP; Eakes; First National Bank of Fairbury; Jefferson Community Health & Life; Nebraska Community Bloodbank; Nebraska Hospital Association; Schwarz Paper; Walmart #418—Fairbury

Teams: American National Bank, Avadyne, Barber Furniture Co., Glen Blobaum, Blobaum & Busboom PC, Cerner Community Works, CHI—St. Elizabeth’s, ConvergeOne, Davis Design, Den’s Meat Distributing, Diode Technologies, Edward Jones, Fairbury Dental Associates/Dr. Jack Wesch, Gerdes Meyer, Globe Rexall, High Plains Anesthesia Associates, Lottman Concrete Construction (2 teams), M & B 2 Cylinder, MCA, Marcotte, MedHost, Nebraska Hospital Association, PVI, Rural Sleep Solutions, Ron Sasse, The Olson Group, The 3 Gs , Bill Welch, West Gate Bank, Westin Packaged Meats (2 teams)

“We especially want to thank our sponsors, donors, golf teams and volunteers. It wouldn’t have been a successful event if we didn’t have such great support from our community, our peers, and companies we work with regularly,” Jurgens said.

Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet Sept. 10

The Parkinson’s Support Group will meet on Monday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room.

The program will be a webinar Dealing with Dementia in Parkinson’s Disease, a webinar by Jennifer G. Goldman, M.D., M.S., Associate Professor Section of Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders, Department of Neurological Sciences, PDF Research Center at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.

Easiest access will be by parking in the H Street parking and entering through the JCH&L Main Entrance. Follow the lobby signage to “Hospital.” The meeting rooms will be to the left. The Small Conference Room is the second door.

The Parkinson’s Support Group generally meets on the second Monday of each month.

The group is designed to provide an opportunity for area residents to share their experiences with Parkinson’s disease. There is no cost for participants.

For more information, contact Lana Likens at Jefferson Community Health Center at (402)-729-3351.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group to Meet Sept. 24

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in Jefferson Community Health & Life’s Small Conference Room.

The program will be a program on “Challenging Behaviors.”  This webinar by Teepa Snow discusses how caregivers can understand and deal with challenging behaviors.

Easiest access will be by parking in the H Street parking and entering through the JCH&L Main Entrance. Follow the lobby signage to “Hospital.” The meeting rooms will be to the left. The Small Conference Room is the second door.

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group typically meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Jefferson Community Health & Life. It is designed for those who are caregivers and family members of those who have Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias.

The group is designed to provide an opportunity anyone interested to share their experiences with Alzheimer’s Disease. There is no cost, and no pre-registration.

For more information, contact Lana Likens at Jefferson Community Health & Life at 402-729-6855.