Roster is Filled for Sporting Clays Fundraiser

  • July 18, 2014

Proceeds to Fund New Ambulance

All 112 shooting slots are filled  for hunting and firearm enthusiasts participating in the Brookings Health System Foundation’s fifth annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser.  The event, presented by First Bank & Trust, will take place Thursday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora. 

Proceeds from the 2014 event will help fund a new Type III ambulance at Brookings Health System. The ambulance will replace an older Type III vehicle as part of a fleet of five offering the only Advanced Life Support (ALS) service in Brookings County. It will be built and stocked as an ALS unit and will serve as the primary 911 response unit.

Individuals who would like to contribute may purchase sponsorships or raffle tickets by contacting Barb Anderson at the Foundation office at 605-696-8855 or email

Raffle prizes include a facility wide family membership at the Outdoor Adventure Center valued at over $500 and a facility/equipment rental from Dakota Nature Park valued at $125. Ticket holders need not be present to win.

Event activities which are open to the public, include free hunting dog demonstrations by dog breeder Rod Brandenburger at 5:00 and 6:45pm and on-going ambulance tours conducted by Brookings Health System ambulance staff. 

In addition to First Bank & Trust, event sponsors to date include Avera Medical Group Brookings, Helsper & Mahlke, P.C., Clark Drew Construction, Falcon Plastics, Twin City Fan, Iberdrola Renewables, Mills Construction, Sanford Health Brookings Clinic, Banner Associates, A&B Service Garage, Bowes Construction, Runnings, Eide Bailly,  Earthbend, Rude’s Home Furnishings, Rude’s On the Loft, The Exchange, Bankstar Financial, HyVee, Pheasant Restaurant, Clites Electric, Back in Motion Chiropractic, Cubby’s Sports Bar & Grill, WW Tire, Hamlin Building Center, Cinema 5, Tessier’s Inc., Dacotah Bank, Scheels of Sioux Falls, Kjergaard Sports, Brookings Radio, Brookings Register, Minuteman Press, Central Business and Courtesy Plumbing. 

About Brookings Health System Foundation

Brookings Health System Foundation works to cultivate philanthropic gifts to support charity health care for those less fortunate; health and wellness education; facility, equipment, and technology upgrades; and other needs as they arise at Brookings Health System. For more information about Brookings Health System Foundation or how you may contribute, please contact Foundation Officer Barb Anderson at (605) 696-8855 or

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center and White Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at