Pars for Patients Golf Tournament and Dinner/Auction

Un-fore-gettable golf tournament to support Alcester Community Health Center

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(ALCESTER, SD) – Horizon Health Foundation is gearing up for their 2nd annual Pars for Patients fundraising traveling golf tournament. This year, the event will be hosted on Friday, June 10th at the new Alcester Golf Club in Alcester, South Dakota. Rain date will be Friday, June 24th.

Funds raised will support updates to Horizon Health Care’s Alcester Community Health Center, including new flooring, paint and a Hi-Lo exam table, which combines an exam chair with a power table to allow greater patient comfort and ease in getting on and off the table without a step.

“We’re so grateful to those who are helping us with the upcoming tournament and supporting the needed updates to our clinic,” said Karen Pearson, PA-C and provider at Alcester Community Health Center. “Come out and join us on June 10th for an impactful day of golf, food and fun to help our local clinic!”

The day starts at approximately 11 a.m., when eighty golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf, exciting games and prizes, and lunch on the course, courtesy of See The Trainer.

Even though all golf teams have been filled, you can still support the Alcester clinic project by participating in the 50/50 raffle Helicopter Ball Drop, sponsored by Jans Corporation. Win up to $5,000 if your golf ball lands closest to the target. To see more details about the Helicopter Ball Drop and to purchase your golf ball(s) for $25 a piece, please visit

A ribeye dinner, sponsored by Alliance Communications, and live and silent auction will follow the Helicopter Ball Drop. Bid on multiple one-of-a-kind experiences, like a ‘Taste of Tuscany’ four-person trip to a charming villa, a two-person trip to an all-inclusive beachfront resort in Los Cabos and a four-person golfers’ dream vacation to St. Andrews Resort in Scotland, sponsored by Premier Bank. To purchase a dinner ticket, visit or contact us at (605) 772-4553.

The total goal is to raise $60,000 to complete the Alcester clinic project. Thanks to generous investors with matching gifts, the golf tournament needs to raise only $30,000 in order to support the 44-year-old clinic.

The Alcester Community Health Center staff and Horizon Health Foundation would like to recognize and thank the following sponsors for their generous support: Alcester Community Foundation; Premier Bank; Person-Wright Financial Group; Alliance Communications; Jans Corporation; ConvergeOne; Rivers Edge Bank; Alcester Lions Club; See The Trainer; HenkinSchultz, Inc.; Arlene’s Sunny Side Café; Fiesta Foods; POET; Dakota Cleaning & Maintenance; Alcester Chamber of Commerce; A&B Business Solutions; Custom Coils, Inc.; Total Stop Food Store; Alkota Cleaning Systems, Inc.; Hawarden Regional Healthcare; Premier Insurance; Great Shots; Beresford Family Chiropractic; Massage by Sherry; and Office Peeps.

The Horizon Health Foundation was established in 2016 to ensure rural health care access to those in need and provide funding for Horizon Health Care. Horizon Health Foundation, a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation, seeks through responsible activities to encourage and derive sustaining gift support from current and former patients and interested friends, including corporate entities. The Horizon Health Foundation, operating in coordination with Horizon Health Care, is the duly designated fundraising arm for Horizon Health Care.  In the broadest sense, the purpose of the Foundation is to create an awareness of the financial needs of Horizon Health Care, which are not provided by patient charges and to systematically implement plans by which dollar needs can be met.

About Horizon Health Care

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and behavioral health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information, please visit