MIDDLETOWN, NY (May 23, 2024) - Garnet Health Foundation invites all to its highly popular annual Sporting Clays Tournament, benefiting the Every Minute Counts campaign to renovate and expand Garnet Health Medical Center’s Emergency Department.

Everyone from beginner to advanced is welcome to join in the excitement and fun taking place Friday, June 28, at Mid-Hudson Sporting Clays, 411 North Ohioville Road, New Paltz, NY. Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the tournament begins at 10 a.m. The cost is $250 per shooter and includes 100 clays, a golf cart, shells, safety training and lunch. Gun rentals and sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

Garnet Health Medical Center leads the region in access to state-of-the-art emergency care. The planned renovation of its emergency department will more than double the size from 45 treatment spaces to 100 and improve efficiencies while enhancing the patient experience. The expansion increases capacity to 85,000 patient visits, annually. 

“This fundraiser is fast becoming one of our most anticipated events of the year, and we once again thank Mid-Hudson Sporting Clays for hosting the tournament at their beautiful Hudson Valley location,” said William Dauster, CFRE, Garnet Health Foundation President and Chief Philanthropy Officer. “Every twenty minutes, someone needs care in the emergency department. With our Every Minute Counts campaign, we will expand and enhance Garnet Health Medical Center’s Emergency Department, all while confirming our promise to bring the very best in emergency medicine to the Hudson Valley region.”

Those interested in participating in or sponsoring the Sporting Clays Tournament should reserve their space, as soon as possible. For more information, visit or call the foundation office at (845) 333-2333. Learn more about the foundation at

About the Garnet Health Foundation

The Garnet Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization whose sole purpose is to encourage philanthropic support for Garnet Health Medical Center. Funds raised through the foundation’s activities are used to acquire state-of-the-art medical equipment and support a wide range of healthcare programs for the community. The Garnet Health Foundation is a member of Garnet Health.

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By Garnet Health Foundation

Garnet Health Foundation, previously known as the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation, was founded in 2004 as a not-for-profit organization. Its mission is to support Garnet Health Medical Center through advocacy and fundraising. To date, the foundation has raised more than $31 million and invested these contributions in helping build the new hospital, purchasing state-of-the-art equipment, new technology and more.

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