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Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 8th Annual Golf Tournament Was a Hole-in-One for Project Hope - Archived

Bardstown, Ky. (July 3, 2019) – Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation raised nearly $35,000 in charitable donations at its 8th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 7. These funds will be used to support Project Hope, the Foundation’s initiative to expand the cancer center at Flaget Memorial Hospital. The tournament took place at the Bardstown Country Club Maywood Course.

“We’re so grateful to all of the participants and sponsors for the wonderful turnout this year,” said Leslie Buddeke Smart, CFRE, president, CHI Saint Joseph Health Foundations. “With their support, we were able to continue the great fundraising momentum that we’ve built around Project Hope, our initiative to fill a critical community need by expanding the cancer center at Flaget Memorial Hospital.”
The 2019 golf tournament hosted 22 teams competing for the winning title. In addition to a fun day of golf, players enjoyed giveaways, games, prizes and a cocktail reception.

Sponsors included: Platinum: Realm Construction; Gold: Beam Suntory; Silver: Flaget Memorial Hospital; Bronze: Shrewsbury, Claywell & Oliver Dentistry; Salt River Electric; Intex Systems, Inc; Springfield State Bank; VNA Health at Home & Hospice; Tucker Healthcare; Independent Stave Company; Flaget Memorial Hospital Medical Staff; Cintas; CMTA; Leo and Jenny Hamilton; Barton 1792 Distillery; Willett Distillery; LBM Construction Company, Inc.; Cocktail Hour: Edward Jones; Lunch: Town & Country Bank and Trust Co.; Beverage: TEG Architects; Hole: Joe Hill's Powersports & Equipment; Springfield State Bank; Jim and Jane Roby; Handy Food Mart; The Blind Pig Bourbon Market & The Blind Pig Bourbon Speakeasy; King's Mowing Service; 3rd Street Tap House; Kentucky Gun Company; Mattingly & Howell Orthodontics, PSC; Supporters: The Kentucky Standard; GBA Office Solutions; Alex Mitro Photography; Conway-Heaton.

For more information about the tournament, visit To become a sponsor for next year’s tournament, contact Andrea Shepherd by calling 502.350.5058 or emailing [email protected].

To learn more about Project Home, visit

About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation
Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation supports CHI Saint Joseph Health’s drive for excellence by inspiring donors to make a tangible difference through their philanthropic investment in outstanding patient care facilities and services, the education of caregivers, advanced clinical research and improved access to quality medical care.



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Mary Branham, Director, Communications
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Wednesday, July 03, 2019