Earlier this year, I attended the Buffalo Hospital Foundation’s Spring Tonic fundraiser and was very impressed with the work that they were doing. I felt challenged to help out in some way.
As a financial planning and tax firm, we have the privilege of having many wonderful clients and friends. So, we decided to have a charity golf event with the Buffalo Hospital Foundation as the recipient.
I was completely overwhelmed with the response from our clients and the community as a whole in supporting this effort, and I want to send out a special thank you to our hole-sponsors.
Bank West, Herald Journal, Country Chevrolet, Bolder Options, Holt Motors, MN Sports Marketing, Jim Diorio Group, Crow River Harley, Buffalo Hospital Foundation, Jan Larson Group, Quicklane, ECM, Wolf Wealth Advisors, and (coming soon to Buffalo) Norse Crossfit.
Although nobody won the $20,000 Harley Davidson that was offered for a hole-in-one, everyone seemed to have a great time on the course, at the live auction, and the dinner that followed.
The following is the official press release published in the Herald Journal.
Thanks to Wolf Wealth Advisors’ successful charity event at the Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo July 21, the Buffalo Hospital Foundation is $5,000 closer to a new wellness center.
Buffalo Hospital Foundation Director Karla Heeter and Buffalo Hospital President Jennifer Myster recently accepted a $5,000 check from Brian Wolf of Wolf Wealth Advisors.
“My wife, Debbie, and I purchased a house in the Buffalo area three years ago, and we wanted to do something to help the local community,” said Wolf Wealth Advisors founder Brian Wolf.
Wolf has been providing insurance, tax, and financial planning services in the Twin Cities for almost three decades. Recently, he also opened an office in Buffalo.
When Wolf heard about the Buffalo Hospital Foundation’s work, he knew it was an organization he’d be proud to support.
“I was impressed with what they do,” he said.
Buffalo Hospital Foundation Director Karla Heeter said a few past projects have included a birth center, a spiritual center, and a cancer institute.
“The wellness center will help people on their journey to health, whether it’s through massage, acupuncture, or healthy cooking classes,” Heeter said. “Buffalo Hospital will always be here to care for those who are sick, but we also want to focus on keeping people well.”
The term “wellness” extends to many facets of life, according to Heeter.
“Our partnership with Wolf Wealth Advisors is unique, because financial wellness is important, too,” she explained. “Finances can be stressful, and stress is a big issue in our health; financial stability can contribute to overall wellness.”
Wolf Wealth Advisors’ recent charity event also provided opportunities for wellness. The event included a visit from professional golfer John Harris, a putting contest, 18-hole shotgun start, lasagna/salad dinner, and a live auction.
“It was a classy event, and the amount of money raised far exceeded our expectations,” Heeter said.