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Rotary donates to hospices

by: Contributed photo From left to right: Bob Avila, golf tournament co-chair; Debra Schneider, volunteer coordinator from Adventist Health Hospice; Lee Ann Church, executive director of Mt. Hood Hospice in Sandy; Pete Lackner, co-chair of the golf tournament; and Dexter Hill, Gresham Rotary president.

The Rotary Club of Gresham held its first golf tournament July 25 at Persimmon Country Club to benefit local hospice programs.

At the Rotary Club's meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9, the club presented checks to Debra Schneider, volunteer coordinator for Adventist Health Hospice, and Lee Ann Church, executive director of Mt. Hood Hospice. Each organization received $3,862.

Bob Avila and Pete Lackner co-chaired the tournament. Sponsors included Riverview Bank.

The Rotary Club is planning to hold its next golf tournament at Persimmon on July 16, 2012.