Golfers Swing for OFME

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The Inaugural “Strike-A-Chord” Golf Outing benefitting Ohio All-State Student Scholarships held at Chapel Hill Golf Course was a Swinging Success! The Ohio Foundation for Music Education held its inaugural “Strike-A-Chord” Golf Outing on Monday, June 18th at the beautiful Chapel Hill Golf Course.   The sunshine was out with the 9:30 am shotgun start and all of the 73 golfers enjoyed a picture perfect day of golf!

After a great day out on the green, the golfers gathered for the Chapel Hill famous pork chop dinner at the course shelter where several prizes were awarded to various golfers for their great team and individual golfing abilities!

In attendance from the Ohio Foundation for Music Education were Board members Dave Koehler, President, along with Lynne Gerace, Gene Warman, Terry Herschman, and the OFME Development Director, David Adamson.

Special thanks to our 2018 Golf Committee, Kathy McGrady, Phil Louden, Rob Cintron, and Brian Stevens for their help in championing our outing and giving of their time and resources plus securing golf packages and other items used for prizes.

Additional thanks to Roger Hall,Executive Director, Ohio Music Education Associationand David Adamson, Development Director, Ohio Foundation for Music Education for donating their time and prize winning smiles and to OMEA Director of Technology, Greg Taylor for daily updating the website about our Golf Event. Thanks also to Brian Bridges,Manager at Chapel Hill Golf Course & Staff for guiding us through our first Golf Outing.

The OFME Golf Committee is tremendously grateful to our following sponsors who contributed to make this inaugural event a huge success.

Special THANKS goes to our following sponsors:

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Bob Rogers Travel

Clubs Choice Fundraising

Custom Fundraising Solutions

In Memory ofMusic EducatorsGus Yoder & Ruth Spies

KHS America (Jupiter)

Music & Arts

OFME Board of Directors

OMEA Trustees

Mike & Wendy Crist

Pellegrino Music and Lesson Center

Raymond James, Inc. Randy McGill, Branch Mgr.

Rettig Music, Inc.

Roger & Jennie Hall

Soundwaves Recording

Summit Tour & Travel

The Symonds Group

United Heartland Insurance

Woodsy’s Music

Also, thank you to our volunteers and OMEA members Brett Benzin, Elissa Hock-Wimmer, Merri Gensley, our golf outing photographer Wendy McGrady, and our beverage cart drivers Neil and Terry Herschman.  A special thank you to the talented Matt Davis for all his hard work in creating and designing all the art work for our golf outing and Amy Annico, OMEA Director of media and Publications for getting the word out by Facebook, Twitter, and our OMEA Blog.

Again, it is with much appreciation and gratitude that we give our sincere thanks to our supportive businesses, hole sponsors, donors and volunteers that generously gave of their time, talent and/or resources, all of which ensured a successful golf outing.

The Ohio Foundation for Music Education proudly supports and continues to help our Ohio All-State Ensembles. See you at next year’s 2nd Annual Golf Outing date to be announced soon.

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