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CN Future Links Reaches 150 Golf in Schools Adoptions Through Community Tour in Drummondville

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:09 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 23:00

CN Future Links Golf in SchoolsDRUMMONDVILLE, Centre-du-Québec (Golf Canada) — CN and Golf Canada announced the continuation of the CN Future Links Community Tour with a visit to the city of Drummondville during its 200th anniversary as part of CN’s dedication to junior golf and the community.

“Golf is an excellent sport for our young students to get involved with and we are thrilled to have CN engage with our community through the CN Future Links program,” said Johanne Marceau, General Director of the Corporation des fêtes du 200e de Drummondville. “We are extremely excited for our 200th anniversary and are thankful to have CN share in the celebration through the Community Tour.”

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Cardinal Bank Charity Classic Reaches $5 Million Fundraising Milestone

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:58 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:51

Cardinal Bank Charity ClassicTYSONS CORNER, Virginia — Cardinal Bank (NASDAQ: CFNL) announced that its annual Charity Classic has reached a major milestone bringing its fundraising total to more than $5,015,000. Held on Monday, June 8, the funds raised from the 2015 tournament will be used to continue Cardinal’s longtime partnership with Inova Kellar Center, while also supporting the missions of many community-enriching organizations and outreach programs through the Cardinal Community Fund.

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Richmond Hill Golf Club to Host Golf Fore the Cure National Event

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015 08:12 Monday, 22 June 2015 20:03

Richmond Hill Golf ClubRICHMOND HILL, Ontario (Jason St. Jacques/Golf Canada) — Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru will hold its 12th annual National Event at Richmond Hill Golf Club, in Richmond Hill, Ont., on September 29. Over 120 golfers are slated to participate in the 18-hole charity event held in celebration of another successful year in promoting and raising funds for the fight against breast cancer.

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Team RBC Golfers Team Up for Online Charity Challenge

Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 07:27 Friday, 19 June 2015 07:08

altTORONTO, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Whether you tweet, share, like, view or blog, #RBCGolf4Kids is looking to score a hole-in-one for kids through an online social media challenge to raise $500,000 for thirteen children’s charities around the world.

For the second year, Team RBC golfers are once again inviting the public to participate in the social media charity challenge by sharing the hashtag #RBCGolf4Kids on Twitter and Instagram, or joining in on Facebook or www.teamrbcgolf.com – the more shares of #RBCGolf4Kids, the more dollars raised for children’s charities. Three bonus challenges will provide opportunities for Team RBC players to win additional donations for their respective charities.

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‘Play like the Pros’ Charity Challenge in Support of Junior Golf Raised Over $24K to Date

Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 07:08 Friday, 19 June 2015 06:51

Play Like the Pros Charity ChallengeOAKVILLE, Ontario (Golf Canada) — In May 2015, the Golf Canada Foundation debuted its ‘Play Like the Pros’ Charity Challenge and to date the initiative has raised just over $24,085. Teams registered in the ‘Play Like the Pros’ Charity Challenge have the opportunity to play a round at one of Ontario’s most prestigious golf courses in exchange for their commitment to fundraise in support of junior golf through the Golf Canada Foundation.

The ‘Play Like the Pros’ Charity Challenge hosted its first event of the series at The National Golf & Country Club on June 9.

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