Issue Date: 2019 SEPTEMBER, Posted On: 9/27/2019

09272019 2019 HOM Open Golf Tournament Raises over $300,000 for Charity


Attending the 30th annual HOM Open, vendors pose with Jen Brinkman-Edwards (center) from the Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge and Kip Bruce (right), HOM district manager.

COON RAPIDS, Minn. -- HOM Furniture's 30th annual HOM Open Charity Golf Tournament supported the Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge (MNATC) and other charities by raising over $300,000. 

Over 270 participants enjoyed a perfect day on the greens and fairways at Majestic Oaks Golf Course, in Ham Lake, Minnesota. "It's a day we always look forward to," said HOM Furniture President and CEO Rod Johansen.  "It's exciting to see so many of our local and industry partners supporting an important cause. We are fortunate to have our tournament expand each year, and after 30 years it has become a part of our culture at HOM Furniture." 

The day began with skills challenges and brunch, and the tournament opened with the national anthem performed by the MNATC choir in front of eager golfers.  The day concluded with dinner, prizes and a re-cap of the year from Pastor Rich Scherber, Executive Director of MNATC, along with two MNATC students sharing their success stories. Scherber described how the HOM Open has been an important part in the transformation of MNATC from a single facility to the recent purchase of their thirteenth facility serving over 900 men, women and teens with their long-term faith based recovery program. 

The Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge choir performed at the 2019 Home Open Golf Tournament.

Over the past 30 years, the HOM Open Charity Golf Tournament has raised a total of over $3,000,000 million dollars for charities in our communities.   The tournament has grown from a small endeavor into an industry event that welcomes leaders, employees, family members, and friends to show their support every year.  August 20, 2020 will mark the 31st HOM Open event. 

HOM ranks as one of the nation's largest furniture retailers serving customers in the upper Midwestern states of Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. For more information visit www.homfurniture.com.

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