Limited Spots Remain for Aiming to Inspire Health Sporting Clays Fundraiser

Posted: 7/18/2013

Proceeds to Fund New Outreach Specialty Clinic

Only 22 spots remain for Brookings Health System Foundation’s fourth annual Aiming to Inspiring Health sporting clays fundraiser. Prizes will be awarded to the top youth and adult shooters as well as the top team members. In addition, over $300 in prizes will be awarded to shooters who qualify for the ghost clay drawing.Only 22 of 100 limited spots remain for hunting and firearm enthusiasts to participate in Brookings Health System Foundation’s fourth annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser. The event will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D. It is presented by First Bank & Trust.

Interested individuals are encouraged to register by the early bird deadline of July 27 for a chance to win a prize valued at $200. Openings will not be guaranteed the day of the event. Registration fees are $55 per adult or $210 per four-person team. Fees for the youth, under 16, category are $35 per individual or $130 per team. Shooters will be grouped in teams of four at the event. Individuals who do not shoot but would still like to contribute may sponsor a shooting team.

Registration fee includes a meal and ammunition. In addition, dog breeder Rod Brandenburger will provide free hunting dog demonstrations, including obedience, bird/game pointing, tracking and retriever training.

$100 Scheels gift cards will go to the top youth and adult individual shooters; a $75 Scheels gift card will be awarded to each member of the top team. Over $300 in prizes from Kjergaard Sports will be awarded to shooters who quality for the ghost clay drawing.

Proceeds from the 2013 event will help fund needed equipment for the new outreach specialty clinic at Brookings Health System’s hospital. The clinic will occupy remodeled space from the former nursing home, Brookview Manor.

Other event sponsors include Avera Medical Group Brookings, Larson Manufacturing, Mansheim State Farm, Helsper & Mahlke, P.C., Clark Drew Construction, Falcon Plastics, Sodexo Food Services, Horty Elving Architects, Sanford Health Brookings Clinic, HyVee, Twin City Fan, Rude’s Home Furnishings, Cubby’s Sports Bar & Grill, Banner Associates, Clites Electric, Kerry’s Sprinklers, Omnicare, Eide Bailly, Pheasant Restaurant, The Exchange, Bankstar Financial, Outlaw Graphics, Back in Motion Chiropractic, Muth Electric, Heartland Vet Clinic, Kreiser’s Inc., Earthbend and Courtesy Plumbing.

The event is also supported by in kind contributions from Runnings, Dacotah Bank, Central Business, Minuteman Press and Brookings Radio.

To sponsor the event or to register to participate in the event, contact Foundation Development Officer Barb Anderson at (605) 696-8855 or A registration form is available online at

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, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for 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