SD&G OPP 15th Annual Golf Tournament: Over $115,000 Raised

On Saturday, July 14, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) hosted their 15th Annual Golf Tournament at the Heritage Golf Club in Lancaster. The event raised $115,000, which will be handed over to youth initiatives in Glengarry County, like all money raised over the years.

The Golf Tournament, organized in partnership with the Caisse populaire de la Vallée (event major sponsor), Centre de santé communautaire de l’Estrie (CSCE), Centre culturel Les trois p’tits points, Équipe psycho-sociale and the Richelieu Club of Alexandria, brought together over 135 golfers.

A 15th edition of Golf Tournament focusing on youth mental health

With the support of several businesses, sponsors, participants, volunteers and a very generous anonymous donation of $100,000, this year’s event raised over $115,000. In respecting the anonymous donor’s request to focus on youth mental health, the following amounts were presented during the evening:

  • Équipe psycho-sociale (Glengarry County) – $13,500
  • Children’s Treatment Centre (Glengarry County) – $8500
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Cornwall & District (Glengarry County) – $4000
  • St-Vincent de Paul Society (Alexandria) – $4000
  • Tortue Berlue (educational theatre for ages 4-8yrs coming this fall) – $3500

Also receiving are the following organizations, which have been supported over the past years. The amounts raised will allow for financial aid to be sustained yearly until 2021:

  • Jumpstart Foundation Alexandria Chapter – $4000 yearly
  • North Glengarry Youth Centre (Glengarry Inter-Agency Group) – $4000 yearly
  • Centre culturel Les trois p’tits points (Concours de talents de l’Est ontarien) – $4000 yearly
  • Richelieu Club’s ART for Joy – $4000 yearly
  • Snowsuit Project (Caisse populaire de la Vallée Employees) – $4000 yearly

On behalf of the organizing committee, we wish to extend our sincerest appreciation to all who helped make the tournament another success!

Event in photos

Cheque presentation for $4000 from event major sponsor – Caisse populaire de la Vallée.
From left to right: Michel Laviolette (CSCE/Tournament Organizer), Elaine Oetelaar (Caisse populaire de la Vallée), France Brunet (Tournament Organizer) & Derek Durocher (Caisse populaire de la Vallée).
 Tournoi de golf
 Tournoi de golf

Cheque presentation for $13,500 to Équipe psycho-sociale (Glengarry County).
From left to right: Michel Laviolette, Gina Lacombe (Équipe psycho-sociale) & France Brunet.

Cheque presentation for $8500 to Children’s Treatment Centre (Glengarry County).
From left to right: Michel Laviolette, Milton Ellis (Children’s Treatment Centre) & France Brunet.
 Tournoi de golf
 Tournoi de golf PCheque presentation for $4000 to Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Cornwall & District (Glengarry County).
From left to right: Michel Laviolette, representative from ig Brothers, Big Sisters & France Brunet.