BELOIT, WI. (June 5, 2023) — The third annual “Pulling for Hospice” Fundraiser will be held this Sunday, June 11, 11am-3pm. Teams of 8-10 will compete to see who can pull a decommissioned fire truck 75 feet the fastest. All proceeds from the event will benefit Beloit Regional Hospice.

Come and cheer on the teams! This family friendly event will also feature kids activities, food trucks, fuzzy pig races, and more. Raffle tickets are available for 4 great prizes. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets can be purchased ahead of the event at the Beloit Regional Hospice or Beloit Memorial Hospital front desks. Tickets are $20. Prizes include a Party at the Pavilion at The Rock Bar & Grill donated by The Rock, a freezer full of meat (freezer included) donated by Skip’s Catering, a 1-night stay at the Kalahari Resort donated by John & Becky Wong, and 8 Beloit Health System Skycarp tickets in the Beloit Health System Club donated by Beloit Health System.

The event will be held in the Beloit Clinic Parking Lot, on the corner of Prairie Street and Huebbe Parkway, Beloit. No entry fee, and plenty of parking is available.

The winners of the Pulling for Hospice Fire Truck competition will take home the traveling 4ft trophy.

“This event has grown significantly since our first one two years ago. We are grateful to be able to put on this fun event while raising funds for Hospice patients and their care.” commented Lindsay Baumann, BHS Marketing and Community Relations Manager.

Special thanks to our sponsors for their support: ABC Supply Company Inc, Fairbanks Morse Defense, First Community Credit Union, Stateline Mental Health Services, Wells Fargo Advisors, Angus Youn Associates, Beloit Box Board, Blackhawk Bank, Culver’s of Beloit, Finley Buick GMC, First National Bank and Trust, Gilbank Construction, TRICOR Insurance, The Rock Bar & Grill, Top Die, and Wolter Pools & Spas.

About Beloit Health System

Beloit Health System is an independent community health system serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. We offer world-class facilities and services to improve the overall health of the communities we serve with cornerstones for quality, engagement, integrity and patient satisfaction.