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Annual Golf Tournament Raises $45K for Foundation
Annual Golf Tournament Raises $45K for Foundation
Posted on 07/07/2022
15th annual golf tournament

More than 160 golfers, volunteers and community members, came together in support of the 15th annual Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) Champions for Kids Foundation (C4K)’s golf tournament.

After a COVID-19 hiatus, the annual fundraiser returned on July 5 to the Mississippi Golf Club. Through registrations, donated silent and live auction items from local businesses and community members, and a 50/50 draw, early numbers are showing that the event raised approximately $45,000 for the Foundation.

“This event is generally our biggest event of the year and after two years without the tournament, people were excited to get back on the greens and raise money for our students in need,” says Casey Nelson, president of the Champions for Kids Foundation. “We continue to be impressed by the amount of support, passion, and community that is shown for C4K. That unwavering support remained strong throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and as the need for financial assistance from families continues, we are thankful, through the support of our donors, we are able to offer that help.”

Thousands of students within the UCDSB have benefited from C4K since its inception in 2008. Since then, the Foundation raised more than $2 million.

The funds help level the playing field for UCDSB students and their families, with a focus on aiding children to participate in summer camps, sports, dance lessons, and other activities that help them thrive outside the classroom.

The Foundation also helps families with unexpected costs or when they’re in need of extra support, providing items such as eyeglasses, EpiPens, and warm clothing during the winter.

The C4K Foundation thanks its sponsors, as the success of this event is reliant on the support of the community:

Advent 10 Management Inc.

Allan's Tool Shed

Almonte Civitan Club

Andress Your Independent Grocer -Smiths Falls

B.Lundy Mechanical Ltd.

Bean Chevrolet Buick GMC Corvette

Beattie Dukelow Electrical Inc.

Canarm Ltd.

Cameron Networks

Capital Strength Training Systems

Civitan Club Smiths Falls

CMG Innovation

Colburne & Kembel Architects

Countryside Contracting

David K. Thomas & Nancy Hanna

Deugo Home Services

Dixie Electric Services

Embrun Smiles Family Dentistry

Enstone Construction Inc.

ETFO ULC

Fringe Studio

 

G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Co. Ltd.

Healey Glass and Door

Keel Cottrelle LLP

Larry and Lorraine Allen

Misty River

OSSTF District 26

OUTERBRIDGE - Clockwork Mysteries

Functional Performance Fitness

Leduc Bus Lines

PhotoVisions

Pommier Jewellers

RBC Foundation

Rotary Club of Smiths Falls

RTO District 32 Prescott Russell

Saumure Group of Companies

Smiths Falls Golf and Country Club

Stephen Sliwa

Thirsty Moose

Thomas Cavanagh Construction

Wills Transfer Ltd.

Yazdani Dentistry

 

These sponsors are in addition to our many local restaurants and small businesses that donated auction items.

More photos can be found in our event photo gallery.

For media inquiries, please contact:  

April Scott-Clarke
Director of Communications
Champions for Kids Foundation
[email protected]

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