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September 20, 2018

Annual St. Luke – Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Tees Off August 11


OSWEGO – For well over a decade, the St. Luke-Boyce Memorial Charity Golf event has been raising money to benefit resident programs at St. Luke Health Services and Bishop’s Commons Enriched Living Residence in Oswego, and Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton.

This year, the 15th edition promises to be another fun-filled event, as the tournament “tees off” on August 11 at Battle Island Golf Course, with an 8 a.m. “shot gun” start.

15th Boyce Memorial Golf Tourney

Pictured are Bishop’s Commons residents Ralph Borek, left, and Glen Clark (right); with Bishop’s Commons Executive Director Karen Murray, as they announce the St. Luke-Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, to be held at Battle Island Golf Course on August 11. Proceeds from the event benefit the St. Luke Family of Caring affiliate organizations of St. Luke Health Services and Bishop’s Commons Enriched Living Residence in Oswego, and Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton.

The four-person “Captain & Crew” tournament attracts both the serious and novice golf teams alike–as prizes are awarded in both categories. An optional “skins” game is also a part of the competition.

The tournament entry fee is $75 per person. The field will be limited to the first 25 teams to register. The entry fee includes greens fees, cart, and on-course games, with lunch and awards immediately following at the Battle Island Club House Café.

Every golfer can take a swing for some big cash as the payout at the popular Hole-In-One Contest has been increased to $20,000 – thanks to game sponsors The House Works and Schopfer Architects. A putting contest courtesy of Harbor Pharmacy, and “Super Prize” raffles including golf are all part of the event.

Corporate sponsors of the 15th Annual Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament to date include; Fulton Savings Bank; McKesson; Environmental Services Specialist Corp; Rehab Resources; Harbor Pharmacy; Sodexo, The Hayner-Hoyt Corporation and IV4, Inc.

The annual charity golf tournament benefits the St. Luke-Foster Burden Fund; providing financial resources in support of the St. Luke “Make a Wish” program, Bishop’s Commons “Wishing Well Fund” and Michaud Residential Health Services “Wish List” program. These programs add to the quality of life enjoyed by residents and helps maintain connections with our community through activities and events.

The charity golf tournament honors the late Francis Boyce, the first Administrator of St. Luke Health Services and past President of the Board of Directors. An avid golfer, Mr. Boyce helped shape the St. Luke organization during his thirty-five year tenure with the not-for-profit healthcare provider.

For more information about the event, to register to golf or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact St. Luke Health Services at 342-3166 or visit the St. Luke website at www.stlukehs.com

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