Pointe-Claire (Québec) – June 20, 2017 – The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation (LGHF) is pleased to announce that the 20th Annual Golf Tournament, presented by RBC Wealth Management, raised $ 157,000, which will be used to enhance the quality of care and facilities at the Lakeshore General Hospital. Sponsored by Desjardins, BFL Canada and FSCO Digital Marketing, the event attracted more than 200 golfers on the championship course of the Elm Ridge Country Club in Île-Bizard. The evening was emceed by Larry Day and opened with a live performance by the Acafellas Barber shop quartet.
It was a real dream day with perfect weather, breathtaking scenery, an exquisite brunch, a tasty cocktail followed by a gourmet meal, and as a bonus, on-course culinary tastings offered by 40 Westt, Bâton Rouge DDO, Bistro Pointe-Claire, La Diperie, the Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, La Maison Verte and Molson. What more can you ask for!
“We are particularly grateful to our golf committee and its two co-chairs, David Cescon and Renée Yardley, for their dedication to the success of our tournament. Also, the continued support of our Sponsors and of our Annual Partners, not to mention the luck we had weather-wise, allowed us to raise funds that will be directly reinvested in health care for the West Island community,” said Heather Holmes, Managing Director of the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation.
Annual Partners: The LGHF would like to thank the following for signing on as official partners and supporting the Foundation in its mission: Desjardins, Montreal Gazette, Catsys IT & Media, Groupe Spinelli, Radimed West Island, Réseau Sélection, TC Media, AMJ Campbell, Aon Parizeau Inc., Aqua Spa Lyne Giroux, Ask Mama MOE, Château Dollard, Club Piscine Pierrefonds, Groupe Yves Légaré Inc., GroupJKC, Jean Coutu (Beaurepaire), Maison Fusion, Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, Pharmaprix SouthwestOne/MedEquip, Plus Belle la Vie, Sean Fitzpatrick (RE/MAX Cadibec Inc.), Spa CurAge, Team Laudi (Investors Group), The Girls In The City and What’s Up West-Island.
About the LGHF
Founded in 1964, the Foundation’s mandate is to collect the necessary funds to improve patient care at the Lakeshore General Hospital. In this way, it contributes to the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, major structural renovations, and assists in supporting programs and specialized training for the professional staff, providing funding to initiatives not supported by the government.
Photo: David Cescon (3rd from left), Co-Chair of the LGHF and of the Golf Committee, with his foursome.