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Monday, September 7, 2015

Organizers Jubliant at Friends of Palliative Care Golf Tournament Success

The Brockville Country Club was again the scene of the annual Friends of Palliative Care Golf Tournament, Wednesday, Spetember 2, 2015. And what an event this 22nd annual was! Some 260 golfers participated split over morning and afternoon draws. BCC then hosted a served 3-course meal in the "Granite Hall" to over 300 attendees.
Over the past 21 years, the tournament hosted by the BCC has raised over 2.2 million for palliative care. The goal this year was to raise over $200,000. But they also had a specific need and that was the replacement of special hospital beds at a cost of $23,500 each. When this became know, City councillor, Jeff Earle, made a donation of $100,000. Then just as the organizers were ready to announce their fund raising total, Donald Green Jr. on behalf of the Don & Shirley Green Family Charitable Foundation announced that the family would match everything raised that day. The total funds raised then became $649,000. The organizers were just blown away! (Photo below by the Recorder & Times).
The organizers with more than 65 volunteers need to be commended for their great effort in support of such a worthy cause. But all Brockville Country Club staff also need to be commended. The golf course was in great shape and the golf event ran very smoothly, even when given such a large field. The Granite Hall was set up to handle the huge crowd and the meal prepared and served by our BCC staff was superb. CONGRATULATIONS to everyone for a great day for a great cause.

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