$38,000 for youth

The Glengarry News - - Health, Beauty, Fitness, Nutrition -

Al­most $40,000 was raised in the re­cent Stor­mont-Dun­das-Glen­garry On­tario Pro­vin­cial Po­lice 14th An­nual Golf Tour­na­ment at the Her­itage Golf Club in Lan­caster.

With the sup­port of sev­eral busi­nesses, spon­sors, par­tic­i­pants, vol­un­teers and a gen­er­ous anony­mous do­na­tion of $25,000, this year's event raised over $38,000.

All monies raised over the years has ben­e­fited youth ini­tia­tives in Glen­garry County.

In part­ner­ship with the Caisse pop­u­laire de la Val­lée (CPV), Cen­tre de santé com­mu­nau­taire de l'Estrie (CSCE), Le Cen­tre Cul­turel les Trois Ptits Points, Équipe psy­cho-so­ciale (EPS) and the Riche­lieu Club of Alexan­dria, SD&G OPP hosted 130 golfers.

This year's re­cip­i­ents are the Jump­start Foun­da­tion, North Glen­garry Youth Cen­tre (Glen­garry In­ter-Agency Group), Le Cen­tre Cul­turel Les Trois Ptits Points (Con­cours de tal­ent Est On­tario), Riche­lieu Club's ART for Joy and the Snow­suit Project or­ga­nized by Caisse pop­u­laire de la Val­lée em­ploy­ees.

De­tach­ment Com­man­der, In­spec­tor Mike Mul­hearn, com­mented on the con­tin­ued suc­cess of the fundraiser: “SD&G OPP is proud to be associated with such com­mu­nity-minded in­di­vid­u­als who sup­port this event ev­ery year! What bet­ter pop­u­la­tion to in­vest in than our youth - our fu­ture lead­ers?”

$4,000 FROM LA CAISSE: Cheque pre­sen­ta­tion for $4,000 from La Caisse pop­u­laire de la Val­lée. From left: Joel Do­iron, re­tired con­sta­ble and tour­na­ment or­ga­nizer, Blake O'Con­nor, Derek Durocher (Caisse pop­u­laire), tour­na­ment or­ga­niz­ers France Brunet and...

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