Veterans Day Golf Outing Earns $1,525 For Veterans Memorial


Published on November 15 2022 10:26 am
Last Updated on November 15 2022 10:26 am
Written by Millie Lange

On Friday, the 16th Annual Chris Thies Veterans Day Golf Outing was held at the Foreway Golf Course in Effingham.

"It was a cool windy fall day, perfect weather for this golf outing and 52 golfers competed," said Manuel Wei.

Money raised was $1,525 for the Effingham County Veterans Memorial. bringing the total raised to date to $24,000.

The winning team consisted of Chris Thies, Mark Daugherty and Dan Overbeck. 

The sponsors were Effingham and Teutopolis American Legion, Dunkin Doughnuts, the Orchard Inn, Effingham VFW, DAV, Big Papas, Steve’s Liquor, Nuxolls, Peoples State Bank, Bank of Hillsboro, Truckers Pub, The Moose,  Koerner’s, Top Shelf, Effingham Family Dental, Art Geen, Palmer Trucking, Jim and Marcia Coffin, Rush Trucking, Gary Meyers, Mattoon Country Club, Tim Krouse ECC, Stacy Nelson, Siemer Milling, Gabby Goat and Effingham Event Center

"We would like to thank our sponsors for their contributions to make this outing a success," said Wei. "A special thanks to Bill and Sue Schmidt for being great hosts."