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MILWAUKEE, WI, October 09, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, Team Hidalgo/Warner joined forces with the Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation to raise $43,050 at the Sixth Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing, held July 20 at Western Lakes Golf Course in Pewaukee.
Over 300 supporters attended the event, which included an 18-hole scramble, dinner, raffle and silent auction. All contributions raised benefit the Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Fund, Richard D. Warner Memorial Fund and Fisher House Wisconsin.
"Every year, the Memorial Golf Outing receives overwhelming support in honor of our fallen heroes," said Jorge Hidalgo, Wilde East Towne Honda principal partner. "The legacies of Army 1st Lt. Daren Hidalgo and Marine Lance Cpl. Richard 'Rich' Warner endure, shining a light in the community and creating a lasting impact in the lives of our sponsored military families."
On Sept. 27, Team Hidalgo/Warner presented Fisher House Wisconsin with a check for $14,350, commemorating a portion of the funds raised at the Sixth Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing.
"Fisher House Wisconsin is humbled by the generous, annual contributions from the Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing," said Andrew Roberts, president of Fisher House Wisconsin. "We are extremely grateful for the sacrifice Army 1st Lt. Daren Hidalgo and Marine Lance Cpl. Richard 'Rich' Warner gave for their country and profoundly appreciate that even in their absence, they continue to serve those in need."
For event updates and to learn more about the Seventh Annual Hidalgo/Warner Memorial Golf Outing, please visit hidalgoandwarner.weebly.com.
About Fisher House Wisconsin
The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America's military in their time of need. The program recognizes the special sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, as well as the hardships of military service, by offering shelter and support during a medical crisis. Located on the grounds of VA hospitals and other military medical centers, Fisher House facilities provide a comforting "home away from home" while a loved one is receiving care in an unfamiliar environment.
About Wilde Automotive Group
Wilde East Towne Honda, located at 5555 High Crossing Blvd. in Madison, is a full-service Honda dealer and member of the Wilde Automotive Group. The Wilde Automotive Group is a family-owned and operated business, founded by Harold L. Wilde. His automotive career began in 1945 in Michigan, where he opened a two-man used vehicle sales operation. Today, the Wilde Automotive Group has grown to include 12 dealerships in Wisconsin and Florida, with more than 700 employees. Harold Wilde's legacy continues under the leadership of his wife, CEO Mary Ann Wilde; his son, Mark Wilde, president; Pat Donahue, vice president; CFO Sharon Bloom; Jorge Hidalgo, principal partner at Wilde East Towne Honda; and Harold's daughter, Tracie Pierce, director of marketing. For more information, visit wildeauto.com.
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