To the editor:

On behalf of The Journey Home, we would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to all who helped to make the 3rd Annual Victory for Veterans Golf Outing benefiting The Journey Home of Winchester, Indiana, a tremendous success on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

The golf outing included 21 teams and over 80 golfers that hit the links on a sunny day at the beautiful Winchester Golf Club. The day included 18 holes of challenging golf, skills challenges, BBQ Grill Shootout Putting Challenge, four hole-in-one challenges for amazing prizes and free door prizes for all participants. We want to thank all the golfers and businesses for their generosity and for participating in the event.

Major sponsors for the event featured: Best Way Disposal (Modoc); Performance Mortgage (Greenville); City of Union City, Indiana; Superior (Indianapolis) and Star 98.3 WZZY (Winchester). 

Additional event sponsors included: Casey’s (Winchester); Financial Achievement Services (Greenville); Jay County REMC (Portland); NLBC (Winchester); Ohio Valley Gas (Winchester); Radiant Lighthouse (Greenville); Randolph County Recycling District; United Steelworkers, Local 14M (Winchester); VanVleet Insurance (Richmond); Wick’s Pies (Winchester); Clark’s Pizza House (Winchester); Crossroads Financial Federal Credit Union (Winchester); Midwest Brotherhood (Richmond); New Horizons Accounting & Payroll Service (Winchester); Orscheln Farm & Home (Winchester) and Whitewater Valley Marine Corps League (Richmond).

Donations in support of the event were supplied by: 625 TapHouse, All About Flowers & Gifts; AutoZone; Ball State University; Buffalo Wild Wings; Captain D’s Seafood; Cashmere Cat; Concannon’s Bakery Café; Drab to Fab; El Carreton Mexican Restaurant; Everett’s Place; Fort Wayne Komets; Fisher Meats; Fuqua Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM; Hoosier Flags; Indianapolis Colts; Indianapolis Indians; Johnny Carino’s; Lahody Meats; Lee’s Famous Recipe; MCL Restaurant & Bakery; Moe’s Southwest Grill; NAPA Auto Parts; Old National Bank; Park National Bank; Pine Knoll Rehabilitation; Puerto Vallarta Restaurant; Texas Roadhouse; The Chocolate Moose; Wagner Auctioneering & Real Estate; Warm Glow Candle Company and Winchester Auto & Truck.

Event volunteers included: Ty Blume; Steve Bolyard; Brooklyn Brown; Eva Farmer; Macel Kaufman; Greg Neville; Patricia Neville; Michael Neville; Judy Pepples; Bill Richmond; June Sanders; Kyle Sanders; Shanda Solomon; Claudia Thornburg and Veterans representing The Journey Home.

And, special thanks to the following: Winchester Golf Club; Eric Mikels; Mark Todd; Hollywood Gaming, Dayton Raceway; Midwest Eye Consultants (Winchester); Webb Jewelers (Winchester); Fresh Thyme (Muncie); and The Journey Home Victory for Veterans Committee, Board Directors and staff.

We are so appreciative of your support, time, efforts and unwavering dedication to helping our veterans. The success of the event could not have been possible without everyone’s participation and support. All net proceeds from the event will directly benefit at-risk veterans throughout the region with important programming, access to resources and/or securing/maintaining permanent housing. If you missed the event this year, mark your calendars for Sunday, July 25, 2021 to participate and support the 4th Annual

Victory for Veterans Golf Outing to benefit The Journey Home.

Visit The Journey Home’s Facebook page at: for pictures from the golf outing.


Eldon Solomon

Clinical Director & CEO, The Journey Home