Shore Regional Health Golf Invitational Nets $60,000 for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Services

Shore Bancshares Townsend, Beatty, Shannahan, Vermilye (400 x 310)University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently held its annual Golf Invitational at the Talbot Country Club in Easton. This year’s tournament netted $60,000 for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Services at UM Shore Regional Health, the beneficiary of the event.

Joining the presenting sponsor, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, Inc., in sponsoring the annual event were Masters Sponsor: Clark Charitable Foundation, Inc.; Birdie Sponsors: Maryland Primary Care Physicians, LLC, Sysco Eastern Maryland, KPMG, Eastern Shore Emergency Medicine Physicians, LLC, Bruce and Sandy Hammonds and Clark Construction Group, LLC; and Pro Sponsors: Bob and Ruth Carmean and Hearthstone Health & Fitness. Hole-in-One sponsors for the Invitational were Aqua Pool & Spas and Hertrich of Easton.

“The Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Services department at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has always been very appreciative of the support of the University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation and the generosity of our local community,” says Gary Jones, Director of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Services, UM Shore Regional Health. “Funds given this department as a result of this year’s Shore Regional Health Golf Invitational will be used to enhance our Holter/event monitoring systems which are used to evaluate patients’ heart rate and rhythm disturbances.”

The following is a list of tournament winners:

• Low Gross Score First Place: Shore Bancshares, Inc. Team (Scott Beatty, Will Shannahan, Butch Townsend and Moorhead Vermilye);
• Low Gross Score Second Place: Choptank Transport Team (Steve Ford, Steve Covey, Geoff Turner and Al Turner);
• Low Gross Score Third Place: Pepsi Team (Mike Harvis, Mike Roberts, Daryl Gregory and Eddie Morris);
• Net Score First Place: Aramark Team (Keith Gould, Michael Zimmerman, Brian Leutner and Mike D’Arcangelo);
• Net Score Second Place: Pepsi Team (Brian Biggs, Greg Stutzman, David Goslee and Mark Christensen);
• Net Score Third Place: Advisory Group Team (Doug James, Ron Young, Steve Hershey and Chris Runz);
• Net Score Fourth Place: Best Care Ambulance Team (Wayne Gardner, Brenan Cole, Dan Jewell and Shirley Gardner);
• Closest to the Pin – Hole No. 16 Ladies: Mindy Goodroe;
• Closest to the Pin – Hole No. 4 Men: Steve Ochse;
• Closest to the Pin – Hole No. 8 Men: Scott Beatty;
• Closest to the Pin – Hole No. 18 Men: Matt Brooks;
• All Ladies Foursome Low Score: Delia Denny, Ann White, Polly Watts and Linda Roughley.

The UM Memorial Hospital Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization serving the fundraising needs of University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton and UM Shore Regional Health. Through its philanthropic efforts, the Foundation supports UM Shore Regional Health’s ability to provide quality healthcare to the local community by contributing to hospital programs and services. For additional information contact Joanna Pierce, development specialist, at 410-822-1000, extension 5481 or e-mail

In Photo: The Shore Bancshares team won first place in the Invitational’s Low Gross Score category. The team consisted of (left to right) Butch Townsend, Golf Invitational Chair; Scott Beatty; Will Shannahan; and Moorhead Vermilye.