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Pulling for Hospice raises over $25,000 for Hospice Patients and their families

The third annual “Pulling for Hospice” Fundraiser was held this past Sunday, June 11, at the Beloit Clinic parking lot. Teams of 8-10 competed to see who could pull a decommissioned fire truck 75 feet the fastest.

15 teams came out to participate in the pull. Teams were formed by several local businesses and community groups. Country Financial took home the win and a 4ft tall traveling trophy.

The final standings of the teams were:

  1. Country Financial – Brian Berner
  2. Beloit Box Board
  3. First Community Credit Union (FCCU)
  4. The Rock (The Rock Bar and Grill)
  5. Anytime Fitness
  6. Med Zeppelin (Beloit Health System Emergency Department)
  7. First National Haulers (First National Bank and Trust)
  8. Leadership Development Academy (LDA)
  9. The Mighty Misfits
  10. Resuscitators (Beloit Health System Emergency Department)
  11. Stateline Family YMCA
  12. TRICOR Insurance
  13. Knowledge is Power (Beloit Health System Education Department)
  14. SuperPeople (Spectrum)
  15. 500 Hawk Power (Blackhawk Bank)

“Despite the rain, everyone had a great time and we were able to raise over $25,000 for our Hospice patients and their families. We appreciate all of the support shown throughout the entire community,” Lindsay Baumann, BHS Marketing and Community Relations Manager.

Special thanks to our sponsors for their support: ABC Supply Company Inc, Fairbanks Morse Defense, First Community Credit Union, Stateline Mental Health Services, Wells Fargo Advisors, Angus Young Associates, Beloit Box Board, Blackhawk Bank, Culver’s of Beloit, Finley Buick GMC, First National Bank and Trust, Gilbank Construction, TRICOR Insurance, The Rock Bar & Grill, Top Die, and Wolter Pools & Spas.