Alene Mestjian | RMHC Central Valley


Papé’s Generosity Launches Inaugural Visalia FORE! The House Golf Tournament with a $50,000 Gift to RMHC Central Valley

Madera, CA – December 8, 2023 – Papé, the premier capital equipment dealer in the West has made a substantial $50,000 donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Valley (RMHCCV). This generous gift will kick off the much-anticipated inaugural FORE! The House Golf Tournament, scheduled to take place at the prestigious Visalia Country Club on June 9-10.

Papé’s commitment to making a positive impact in the community aligns seamlessly with RMHC Central Valley’s mission to provide a home away from home for families of children receiving medical treatment. The $50,000 donation will significantly contribute to supporting the organization’s efforts in ensuring that families facing the challenges of pediatric illness can stay together and find comfort and support during difficult times.

“We are thrilled and deeply grateful for Papé’s generous contribution to RMHC Central Valley. This significant donation will make a meaningful difference in the lives of families going through challenging medical journeys,” said Dr. Kent Karsevar, Executive Director at RMHC Central Valley.

The inaugural Visalia FORE! The House Golf Tournament Presented by Papé promises to be an exciting two-day event including a Sunday night dinner featuring a live auction and tournament on Monday, bringing together golf enthusiasts, community leaders, and supporters of RMHC Central Valley. The Visalia Country Club, known for its picturesque setting and challenging course, will serve as the perfect backdrop for this charity golf tournament.

“We are honored to support RMHC Central Valley and contribute to the success of the inaugural FORE! The House Golf Tournament. Papé is committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and we believe in the power of collective efforts to make a positive impact,” said Scott Stevens, General Manager at Papé Kenworth and member of RMHC Central Valley Board of Directors.

The tournament will feature various sponsorship opportunities, providing local businesses and individuals with a chance to join Pape in supporting this vital cause. Participants can expect a memorable golfing experience, coupled with opportunities to network, raise awareness, and foster a sense of community.


“Papé recognizes the profound impact that RMHC has on families facing the challenges of caring for seriously ill children, and believes in the organization’s ability to create a meaningful and lasting impact on the well-being of these families,” said Randy Hall, General Manager of Papé Material Handling. “By supporting RMHC, Pape demonstrates its commitment to fostering a compassionate and supportive environment, reflecting the company’s broader dedication to social responsibility and community development.”


“We are thrilled to host the inaugural FORE! The House Golf Tournament: Visalia, and I am optimistic that it will become a cornerstone event, bringing excitement and support to RMHC Central Valley for years to come.” – Mike Higgins, General Manager, Papé Machinery.


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