Golf for kids
The 14th annual Golf for Kids Sake to benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Cornwall and District , will be held on Wednesday, July 23, at Summerheights Golf Links. "This is our second largest fundraiser, said Jacquie Richards (pictured), executive director Big Brothers and Big Sisters, celebrating their 35th year in the community. "The golf tournament is a significant supporter of our six mentoring programs." Richards goes on to explain the importance of dealing with children before there is a problem. "We need to invest in our youth, we see the result when that doesn't happen enough." Currently, the agency is in dyer need of male volunteers and will be launching a campaign to recruit 100 men in one year. The one hundred dollar tournament entry fee includes, green fees and cart, lunch (burger and a beer), and a steak dinner. Organizers would like to thank their sponsors Scotiabank Cornwall and Chesterville, Seaway News and Theresa Taylor, who will be performing a live auction. For further information or to register, call 613-933-8035.
Photo by Roxanne Delage