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Florida Hospital Foundation Boards in Lake Placid, Sebring and Wauchula would like to thank the Heartland community for supporting the Sixth Annual Clay Shoot that was held May 4 at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. All proceeds raised at the event will be used to meet the health care needs in Highlands and Hardee counties.
With 120 shooters and 25 station sponsors, the event was a huge success with a gross income of more than $37,600. The shoot included delicious donations of fresh-from-Florida watermelon by Futch Farms and Fruit Pearls by CitraPac. Our shooters thirst was quenched with assorted juices donated by Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice and Everglades Farm Equipment satisfied the guests’ sweet tooth with homemade ice cream. Quail Creek Plantation provided the participants with a delicious BBQ lunch as winners were awarded their plaques and raffle item tickets were drawn.
The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office, sponsored by US Acute Care Solutions, won First Place Highest Overall Team, Everglades Farm Equipment won Second Place Highest Overall Team, Lynn Hartzell won Highest Overall Female, Andy Morris won Highest Overall Male and Molly Elliot won Highest Overall Junior.
We would also like to thank our major sponsors including Prize Sponsor, MidFlorida Credit Union, our Gold Sponsors, All About Lawns, Brasfield and Gorrie, LLC., Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Co., Representative Cary Pigman, Steve Hall & Laura Cortines and our Green Bird Sponsor, Peggy Scott and Family.
Through tireless effort, Florida Hospital in Lake Placid, Sebring and Wauchula confidently and passionately fulfill the community’s health care needs. The Heartland’s generosity of spirit and financial support help Florida Hospital connect more effectively with the people who depend on us and creates a blessing for our communities. For more information about the Florida Hospital Heartland Foundation or upcoming events, visit www.FHHeartland.org/Foundation or call (863) 402-5525.