Fifth annual charity golf event raised $50,000 to support US Veterans and military families.
MILWAUKEE, WI, August 24, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Fifth Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing took place on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Western Lakes Golf Course in Pewaukee, with 148 registered golfers and 213 banquet diners participating in the event.
Team Hidalgo/Warner, in partnership with the Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation, raised $50,000 to benefit Fisher House Wisconsin, the Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Fund and Richard D. Warner Memorial Fund. The fundraising event included an 18-hole scramble, dinner, raffle and silent auction.
“We had another tremendously successful Memorial Golf Outing honoring the lives of Army 1st Lt. Daren Hidalgo and Marine Lance Cpl. Richard ‘Rich’ Warner,” said Jorge Hidalgo, Wilde East Towne Honda general manager and principal partner. “We are truly humbled by the phenomenal outpour of community support in honor of these two fallen heroes, and are so grateful that the legacies of Daren and Rich grow each year through the continued support of our veterans and their families.”
The Sixth Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing is planned for Friday, July 20, 2018. Interested parties may contact team[email protected] for more information.
About Wilde Automotive Group
Wilde East Towne Honda, located at 5555 High Crossing Blvd. in Madison, is a full-service Honda dealer and member of the Wilde Automotive Group. The Wilde Automotive Group is a family-owned and operated business, founded by Harold L. Wilde. His automotive career began in 1945 in Michigan, where he opened a two-man used vehicle sales operation. Today, the Wilde Automotive Group has grown to include 12 dealerships in Wisconsin and Florida, with more than 700 employees. Harold Wilde’s legacy continues under the leadership of his wife, CEO Mary Ann Wilde; his son Mark Wilde, president; Pat Donahue, vice president; CFO Sharon Bloom; Jorge Hidalgo, principal partner at Wilde East Towne Honda; and Harold’s daughter, Tracie Pierce, director of marketing.
About Fisher House Wisconsin
The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. The program recognizes the special sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, as well as the hardships of military service, by offering shelter and support during a medical crisis. Located on the grounds of VA hospitals and other military medical centers, Fisher House facilities provide a comforting “home away from home” while a loved one is receiving care in an unfamiliar environment.
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