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Local Charity To Win $48,000 At Today’s First Business Invitational

MADISON, WI, – Sept. 4, 2013 – One local charity will win over $48,000 today at the 2013 First Business Invitational for Charity. At this annual event, local business leaders will compete in two person teams in a best ball format. Each two-some has selected one local charity for which they will play. First Business Bank will cover 100 percent of the event costs, which means the winning team will win over $48,000 for their local charity. The event takes place at Hawks Landing in Verona, with a shotgun start at 12:30pm, and the check presentation at 6pm.

2013 participants and charities include:

  • JEFFREY YOUNGER & BOB KILKELLY OF LEE, KILKELLY, PAULSON & YOUNGER, S.C. – playing for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
  • MARK BUGHER OF UNIVERSITY RESEARCH PARK & GARY WOLTER OF MG&E – playing for American Family Children’s Hospital
  • DAVE BRUNS & TERI BRUNS OF NORTHSIDE TOWN CENTER playing for American Family Children’s Hospital
  • JOHN BICKERS, SR. & JOHN BICKERS, JR. OF ALPHAGRAPHICS playing for American Family Children’s Hospital
  • MIKE VICTORSON & SEAN LABORDE OF M3 INSURANCE playing for Boys & Girls Club of Dane County
  • JAMIE GESCHKE & ROSS ZAHOUR OF FIS playing for Boys & Girls Club of Dane County
  • JOHN LAMB OF ENVIRONMENT CONTROL & DOUG KOEHLER playing for Care Net
  • MANEESHA ARORA OF EXACT SCIENCES & DEREK LEE OF PIZZA BRUTTA playing for Coaches vs. Cancer
  • BO RYAN, UW HEAD BASKETBALL COACH & TIM VALENTYN OF MURPHY DESMOND, S.C. playing for Coaches vs. Cancer
  • MIKE HABLEWITZ & MIKE SCHOLZ OF WEGNER LLP CPA’S & CONSULTANTS playing for Community Coordinated Childcare (4-C)
  • BRIAN HAGEN & TOM RUDE OF FIRST BUSINESS playing for Creatability
  • MIKE SUTER OF NAVIANT & WALTER DEWEY OF MADISON INVESTMENT ADVISORS playing for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • ERIC TEDUITS OF CHILDREN’S DENTAL CENTER OF MADISON & MIKE ELLIOTT OF EDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL playing for Edgewood High School
  • BRIAN BURNS & NEAL OBERG OF WISC TV playing for Family Service Madison
  • MIKE OLIPHANT OF OLIPHANT GOLF & RYAN SEDEVIE playing for Gilda’s Club Madison
  • JOSEPH KRUPP OF KRUPP GENERAL CONTACTORS & ANDREW GROW playing for Goodman Community Center
  • GEORGE KAMPERSCHROER OF NEIDER & BOUCHER, S.C. & JIM STARK OF MCGLADREY playing for Habitat for Humanity
  • ERIC BAKER & ELI SWANSON OF BOARDMAN & CLARK LLP playing for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
  • GLEN WEYENBERG & MIKE GUSTAFSON OF SVA CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS, S.C. playing for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • MICHAEL REVORD OF ALDINE CAPITAL & BARRY BRANDT OF LANAIR PRODUCTS, LLC playing for Love Begins Here
  • ZACH MCCALLUM OF ASSOCIATED DENTISTS & REID MACGUIDWIN playing for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin – Madison Regional office
  • TODD SMITH & JIM PETERSON OF GODFREY & KAHN SC playing for Middleton Outreach Ministries
  • RICH ARNESEN OF STONE HOUSE DEVELOPMENT & LEE REUTER OF MARK CHRISLIP & ASSOCIATES playing for Operation Fresh Start
  • JOHN LEJA OF LZ VENTURES & DR. JAY HAZEN playing for Porchlight
  • JOE RING OF PARK TOWNE DEVELOPMENT & JOHN DOHM playing for Rape Crisis Center
  • JEANNE WHITISH & STEVE STUMBRAS OF PURPLE COW ORGANICS, LLC playing for REAP
  • DAN ANDERSEN & TODD BERNHARDT OF BAKER TILLY playing for Restoring Hope Transplant House
  • ROBERT LEHMAN & MIKE CLEAR OF HOME SECURITY OF AMERICA, INC. playing for Ronald McDonald House
  • DAVE GERRY & JESSIE GERRY OF PRINCETON CLUB playing for Second Harvest Food Bank for the multi million pound challenge
  • STEVE MCKEON OF MAILY FRESH PACK & JP LONGSETH OF SUGAR BROOK FARMS playing for TraJa
  • SEAN BAXTER OF KAYSER AUTOMOTIVE GROUP & MIKE CLARK playing for Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation
  • STEVE YEKO OF THE DIAMOND CENTER & DR. JACK BUSSA playing for Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin
  • COREY CHAMBAS & MARK MELOY OF FIRST BUSINESS playing for Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin

Past winners of the First Business Invitational include:

  • American Family Children’s Hospital: $45,000 in 2012 thanks to Teri Bruns of Core BTS and Dave Bruns of Sherman Plaza Inc.
  • Boys & Girls Club: $42,000 in 2011 thanks to Mike Victorson and Sean LaBorde of M3 Insurance

For further information on the First Business Invitational, go to www.firstbusinessinvitational.com. Golfers and spectators can follow the progress on the course through an online leader board accessible via a computer or smart phone on the day of the event.

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