PACE Alliance raises $2500 for Pella Community Ambulance at annual Golf Outing

Sarah Treft presents a $2500 check to Pella Community Ambulance.

The PACE Alliance held its annual Golf Outing on Aug. 23, raising $2,500 for the Pella Community Ambulance.

Golf Committee Chairs Tim Te Grootenhuis and Vicki Cowman, along with committee members Ali Muller-Heit, Jay Davis, Angela Arkema and Sarah Treft, once again organized this year’s golf outing with an extra purpose in mind – to give back to those who protect the safety of our businesses and citizens.

Golfers and sponsors raised $2500 to assist in the purchase of full body mattress and a pediatric restraint system. The Pella Community Ambulance will use the mattress for a more comfortable bed top for patients to be transported on, and the pediatric system will immobilize children when needed during transport for their safety.

“The Pella Community Ambulance is there for businesses, employees and the community when accidents or terrible events happen,” said Te Grootenhuis. “Assisting ambulance staff and volunteers with equipment that can keep patients comfortable and safe was a way we could say thank you for all that they do for the community.”

This event brought together 110 members/golfers, 20 sponsors, 31 volunteers and members of the Central Golf Team for a great day of business on the golf course while raising money for the Pella Community Ambulance, as well as dollars to support the activities of the PACE Alliance.

The PACE Alliance and the Golf Committee would like to thank their sponsors for this year’s outing. Eagle Sponsors include ATI Group and Pella Corporation. Birdie Sponsors include Bank Iowa, Central College, Culver’s, Leighton State Bank, Pella Corporation and Stravers Cellular. Hole-In-One sponsors include MidWestOne Bank, Pella and Ulrich Ford Lincoln.

Par Sponsors include Community 1st Credit Union, Hy Vee, Marion County Bank, Pella Family Dentistry and US Bank. Tee Sponsors include Fareway Meat & Grocery, Home Realty, Main Street Advisory Group, Precision Pulley & Idler and Royal Amsterdam Hotel. Prize Sponsors include Fareway Meat & Grocery, MidWestOne Bank,, Kraig Ford and Ulrich Ford Lincoln.

A special thank you to Tim Wilkinson and the Central Girls Golf Team for their help, and to Jay Davis and the staff at Bos Landen for their hospitality.

The Golf Committee is just one of many PACE committees and Councils making a difference in the community and surrounding area. Under the PACE Alliance structure, more than 163 members are working on various aspects of economic and business development, as well as quality of life. If you would like to become involved, simply contact the PACE Alliance office at or 641-628-2626.

Lastly, mark your calendars for the 2020 PACE Alliance Golf Outing on Friday, Aug. 21 with a 9 a.m. tee-off.

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