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Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois’ 28h Annual Golf Classic at Sunset Hills Country Club raises $27,500

girlscoutgolfGLEN CARBON – Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois raised $27,500 during its 28th Annual Girl Scout Golf Classic held this month at Sunset Hills Country Club.

“Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois greatly appreciates everyone who helped make this year’s Girl Scout Golf Classic a success,” said Tricia Higgins, GSSI Communications and Development Manager. “On behalf of our over 12,400 girl members and nearly 5,000 adult volunteers I would like to thank our corporate sponsors, donors, supporters and players for another successful golf classic,” Higgins added.

During the past 28 years, the Girl Scout golf classic has raised more than $850,000 to support girl program development, girl financial assistance and to maintain and improve Girl Scout camps.

2017 Girl Scout Golf Classic sponsors include:
– Silver Sponsor:
o The Korte Company
– Bronze Sponsors:
o Siemer Milling Company
o JF Electric
– Dinner Sponsor:
o Angie Zahn, Broker, Strano & Associates
– Lunch Sponsors:
o The PaintSmiths of St. Louis
o Mathis Marifian & Richter LTD Attorneys at Law
– Beverage Sponsor:
o Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
– Bucket Raffle Sponsor:
o David & Kay Werner
– Golf Cart Sponsors:
o Cassens Transport
o Anderson Hospital
o Plocher Construction
o Palmer & Cay
o Terra Properties
– Tee Sponsors:
o The Korte Company
o Siemer Milling Company
o J.F Electric
o Louer Facility Planning
o SunCoke Energy
o Dr. David Hyten
o Jim’s Formal Wear
o Hurford Architects
o ADR Auto Repair & Towing
o Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors
o Hill Law Offices
o Spencer Homes
o Bloomsdale Excavating Company
o Gori, Julian & Associates
o Jarrett Industries
o CompuType IT Solutions
o Vee-Jay Cement
o Basler Electric Company
o Highland Rural King
o GRP Mechanical Company
o Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli
o Bull & Bear Grill & Bar
o Providence Bank
o Cecil Management Group

GSSI supporter Ann Fischer Athas sizes up a putt during the golf tournament.

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