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Published on March 09, 2017

Boscobel native Jeff Glasbrenner to keynote Boscobel Hospital Foundation Legacy Event

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Keynote speaker Jeff Glasbrenner, Boscobel native

The Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics (BAHC) Foundation is excited to announce that it will be hosting its 1st Annual Legacy Event on April 20 at the Castle Rock Inn. Attendees will hear from a panel of speakers on the work at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics to secure the future of local healthcare. The speakers will include patients, Gundersen Boscobel leadership, community leaders and Boscobel native Jeff Glasbrenner as keynote speaker.

"We hope the Legacy Event is an opportunity for the community to connect with our vision and mission of local healthcare," shares Eric Swan, BAHC Foundation Director. "We are honored to have Jeff as our keynote speaker for this event. He has an incredible story to share on adversity, determination and perseverance through trials."

Glasbrenner biking

Glasbrenner biking

Jeff Glasbrenner is a Boscobel native who was involved in a traumatic farming accident at age 8. He lost his leg below the knee, but says it was his greatest opportunity. He chose to embrace this unique opportunity and has continually excelled at wheelchair basketball, triathlons, mountaineering, and being a husband and dedicated father to his two children. Jeff achievements include summiting Mt. Everest, World-Champion Wheelchair basketball player, completion of 25 Ironman Triathlon races, completing the Boscobel Marathon, and many more!

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Glasbrenner on Mt. Everest

Gundersen Boscobel CEO David Hartberg will also give a "state of the organization," offering a glimpse into operational and patient care functions at Gundersen Boscobel, a review of achievements in the last year and a discussion of future opportunities.

The Legacy Event dinner and program will begin at 6 p.m., with a cocktail and social hour starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person, which includes a dinner buffet.

Seating is limited. Reserve your seat by contacting Eric Swan at (608) 375-6300, or emailing elswan@gundersenhealth.org. Payment is preferred when you RSVP by either check or credit card. Business casual attire is suggested. RSVP's are due by April 7.

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Glasbrenner running

"There will be no additional fundraising at the event. We just want people to come enjoy a special night of education and inspiration," explains Eric. "Thanks to our generous Event Sponsor – ECI Healthcare, a Schumacher Clinical Partner, all costs of the event are covered, so 100% of the tickets sales will go direct to the work of the Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics Foundation."

View the complete Legacy Event flier.

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