Proceeds support Miami Valley Hospital patients at the Bull Family Diabetes Center.

DAYTON, Ohio (July 5, 2022) – The Valley Classic, the Miami Valley Hospital Foundation’s annual golf tournament in support of Miami Valley Hospital patient programs, will begin July 25, 2022 at the NCR Country Club in Kettering.

The Valley Classic is one of the oldest and most successful charity golf outings in the area. This event raised over $4 million to support numerous patient programs and projects at Miami Valley Hospital. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will benefit diabetes patient education through the Bull Family Diabetes Center.

“Bull Family Diabetes Center educators help patients better manage their disease,” said Jenny Lewis, CFRE, vice president of philanthropy system at Premier Health. “This tournament has served our hospital’s patients and their families for over three decades and would not be possible without the tremendous support of our sponsors, players, donors and volunteers who have made this tournament such a great success.”

The tournament format is a four-player scramble. Brunch is available before the shotgun departs. Player registration is $375 per player or $1,500 per foursome. Admission includes brunch, green fees, cart, driving range, on-course refreshments, gifts, prizes, a silent auction, plus cocktails and dinner for each player and their guest this that evening at the golf course.

“This tournament is so special to help our community and diabetes patients,” said John Bull, Chairman of the Valley Classic 2022 Steering Committee. join us in raising funds for this wonderful service.”

Gold Level Sponsors Cisco and CDW are leading nearly 40 sponsors and in-kind donors for this year’s event. Proceeds from the tournament support the work of Certified Diabetes Educators who provide training to inpatients and outpatients.

Based at the Bull Family Diabetes Center, Diabetes Educators conducted 1,148 inpatient visits in 2021. Additionally, the Miami Valley Hospital Foundation helps fund outpatient diabetes education for the uninsured or underinsured. Funds raised by The Valley Classic help support these vital educational programs that improve the lives of diabetes patients throughout our region.

To register, for sponsorship information, or to learn more about the Valley Classic, please contact the Foundation at (937) 208-2700, or visit the Miami Valley Hospital Foundation website by by clicking here.