It was an incredible day! The Nottawasaga Foundation's 24th Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner & Auction Fundraiser raised over $406,000.00 net during the one day event which took place on Friday, July 15, 2016.
This brings the total amount raised in the history of the event to more than $5.3 Million Dollars.
This year, The Nottawasaga Foundation will finalize a major financial commitment to assist with funding the Cardiac Monitoring System in the Emergency and Medical/Surgical Departments at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, as well as supporting the local Food Banks, Community Living Association of South Simcoe many more vital local charities and programs in Simcoe County.
This year's event included:
- 481 Golfers (in both the Ladies 9-Hole Tournament and 45-Hole Open Tournament)
- 674 Guests attended the Dinner
- Over 185 Live and Silent Auction items
- 211 Hole Sponsors
- 8 Hole in One Prizes (with chances to win a car or $15,000 cash)
"Once again, we are humbled by the generosity and support from our sponsors, participants and volunteers" said tournament organizers. "It is an amazing feeling to know that so many people in the community support The Nottawasaga Foundation and our ongoing initiatives."
The success continued into the evening with a spectacular buffet dinner for 674 guests while Master of Ceremonies, our very own, Peter Biffis, entertained the crowd. Over 185 live and silent auction items offered a wide variety of products to bid on, tournament and special hole winners were announced and wrapping up the evening, a raffle draw for the first prize which was a $1500.00 Porter Airlines voucher.
"This extraordinary event wouldn't be at all possible without the generous contributions and support from all the sponsors, participants and of course the more than 100 volunteers. Thank you to everyone involved and the entire community for helping to ensure the continued success of this annual fundraiser event. We look forward to seeing the $406,000 raised at this year's tournament make a positive contribution towards so many worthwhile charitable groups in Simcoe County."
Congratulations to this year's tournament winners:
- Ladies 9 Hole Executive, Score 32
Andrea Davidson, Allison Dunlop, Tracey Rose, Erin Brady
- Open, Nottawasaga Course 18 Hole Tournament, Score 54
Doug Drysdale, Greg Williams, Roy Pugh, Andy Constand
- Open, Ridge Course 18 Hole Tournament, Score 60
Mike Rosenberger, Noah Kerzner, Zach Giusti, Taylor Vernon
To view pictures from the day's events, please visit our Flickr Album.
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The Nottawasaga Foundation was formed in 2001 by the Biffis & Lombardi family. Each year a Charity Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction Fundraiser is held to raise funds to support vital local charities and programs in Simcoe County.