Thies Veterans Golf Outing A Success


Published on December 5 2023 10:07 am
Last Updated on December 5 2023 10:09 am

Left to right, Manny Wei and Chris Thies.

On Saturday, November 11, the 17th Annual Chris Thies Sr Veterans Day Golf Outing was held at the Foreway Golf Course in Effingham.

Sixty golfers competed.  A record $3,300 was raised for the Effingham County Veterans Memorial. bringing the total raised to date to $28,300.

The winning team consisted of Sam Wortman, Levi Wortman, Garrett Hixenbaugh and Brady McDowell.

Sponsors were Effingham American Legion, Taylor Law, The Elks, IDVA, Orchard Inn, Joe’s Truck Lube, Magoo & Associates, Effingham New Car Dealers, Pagel’s Silver Dollar Lanes,  Henderson’s State Farm, Effingham VFW, Global Technical Systems, Clouse Travel, Truck Center, DAV, Rush Trucking, Truck Centers, Linders Limited, The Holmes, Cardinal Golf, Card Connection, Pete Goeckner, Seimer Milling, Chad Green, MBI, OLE liquors, Balda Dental, Land of Lincoln Credit, Milano and Grunloh, Otis Steppe, Benchmark Reality, Crossroad Bank, Koerner Distributors, Meadowview Golf, Mattoon Country Club, Federated Auto, Bank of Hillsboro, Effingham Prompt Care, Big Papas, J&R Collision, Rural Med, Accuracy Fire Arms, Dunkin Doughnuts, Peoples Bank, GSSI, Top Shelf Liquors, Sons of American Legion  and Truckers Pub.

"We would like to thank our sponsors for their contributions to make this outing a success," said Chris Thies.