It was an incredible day! The Nottawasaga Foundation hosted the 24th Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction Fundraiser, on Friday, July 15, 2016 and, once again, received tremendous support and participation from local businesses and community members. This year The Nottawasaga Foundation raised over $412,000.00 net for many local charities including the Stevenson Memorial Hospital, bringing the grand total raised in the history of the event to over $5.3 million!
This year, The Nottawasaga Foundation will finalize their 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.
For 2016, the Nottawasaga Foundation received 193 hole sponsorships, 481 golfers, 674 guests for dinner and over 100 volunteers all of which helped to raise over $412,000.00.
This year’s fundraiser included: 45 Hole Open Tournament (18 holes of golf with cart) Ladies’ 9 Hole Golf Tournament with afternoon massage session 8 Hole-In-One prizes (with chances to win a car or $15,000 cash) Barbeque Lunch & Buffet Dinner hosted by the Nottawasaga Resort Over 185 Silent & Live Auction Items Awards, Draws & Prizes
Paul Wratten, one of the board members and organizers of the 24th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser, says “Once again, we are humbled by the generosity and support from our sponsors, participants and volunteers. It is an amazing feeling to know that so many people in the community support The Nottawasaga Foundation and our ongoing initiatives. We look forward to seeing the $412,000 raised at this year’s tournament make a positive contribution towards so many worthwhile charitable groups in Simcoe County”.
For more information about the Foundation please visit www.NottawasagaFoundation.com. Photos from the event can be viewed on the Foundation’s Flickr page at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nottawasagafoundation/albums