SSIMED Golf Tournament Raises $15,000 to Benefit CCMC with Help from Miss Connecticut, Lauren Betancourt

July 28, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Windsor, CT: Despite the thunderstorms and tornado warnings on July 19th 2007, SSIMEDís Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament raised $15,000 to benefit Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC). Miss Connecticut, Lauren Betancourt, joined the SSIMED staff this year in greeting golfers and taking pictures.

"CCMC is so pleased to have the support of our friends at SSIMED. The employees work countless hours throughout the year to create this special day - and their clients and friends endured the weather, even a tornado warning, to participate. This truly shows the level of dedication the SSIMED family has to the children of Connecticut, and for that we are grateful." said Robin Vidito, Director of Public Relations at Connecticut Childrenís Medical Center.

With the support of sixteen sponsors and numerous advertisers and donors, this yearís tournament will be remembered for years to come. 124 golfers came out to play at Gillette Ridge Country Club in Bloomfield. The recently crowned Miss Connecticut, Lauren Betancourt greeted golfers as they checked in for the tournament and helped sell raffle tickets. Lauren also traveled around the course to talk with, and take pictures with the golfers.

The winners for the best round were Craig Niehaus, Jim Haefs, Jeff Niehaus, and Gary Baron with 14 under par. The best mixed round went to Karen Binkhorst, Gordon Binkhorst, David Ellovich and Lisa Ellovich.

ďI want to thank SSIMED and congratulate you for a wonderful day! The day was well organized and executed—no hitches even with the unexpected rain. We look forward to next years event.Ē said David Peters from Dill, Joyce & Thresher, Inc./The Kernan Agency, a sponsor of the tournament.

Sponsors of the tournament include. SSIMED; Dill Joyce & Thresher/The Kernan Agency; Webster Bank & Webster Insurance; Beecken Petty OíKeefe & Company; Vernick & Gopal, LLC; deRenzy Document Solutions; Dimensional Insights; One Communications; Allergy Associates of Hartford; The Center for Bone & Joint Care; ENT Billing Associates; Flo-Tech; Madison Radiology, PC; Pediatric Services of Springfield; ProHealth Physicians; Solinsky Eye Care; South Shore Medical Center; ADFORM Advertising;Ann & Alan Hughes; Bloomfield Foot Specialists; Ellen Fishbein M.D.; New England Survical Group; Pediatric Associates of New London; Specialists in Womenís Healthcare; Vein Center of Central Connecticut; Vital Signs, LLC; Law Offices of Nair & Levin, PC; Pilothouse Communications; Televox

For more information, please contact Cheryl Pederzoli at 860-925-6340 or Pictures are available.

SSIMEDís software and services currently provide thousands of physicians with the flexible tools needed to manage todayís complex medical practices. Offering practice management software, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and revenue cycle management services, SSIMED consistently provides their clients with state-of-the-art solutions and world-class service. For more information about SSIMED visit or call 1.800.276.6992