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After three years, Group Health Centre's golf tournament is back

This is the Trust Fund's first in-person event since the beginning of the pandemic
2021-03-30 Golf PEXELS

The Group Health Centre Trust Fund is pleased to announce that the Charity Golf Classic is back after a 3-year hiatus. This tournament marks the Trust Fund’s first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The 4-person scramble takes place on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Crimson Ridge Golf Course. With a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m., golfers can expect an 18-hole tournament with tons of on-course competitions and prizes, including a $10,000 hole-in-one and the chance to win a pair of Bluntstones from The Shoe Fits.  Thanks to the generous meal sponsor, Merrett’s & Group Health Centre Pharmacies IDA, golfers will enjoy an on-course lunch as well as a buffet dinner at the end of the tournament. 

Aiming to encourage as many people as possible to participate, the cost per golfer is only $150. Click here to register your team today!

“We are looking forward to once again connecting with our dedicated supporters. It’s been a very long time since we have been able to host an in-person event, and what better way to celebrate than with sunshine, great food, and a round of golf,” said Tricia Lesnick, GHC Trust Fund Manager. “We are so grateful to our generous sponsors who continuously support our fundraising efforts. We could not be a success without them.” 

This year’s GHC Trust Fund Charity Golf Classic Sponsors include SooToday, Kiss 100.5, Country 104.3, Merrett’s & Group Health Centre Pharmacies IDA, Maximus Rose Benefits Inc. & Acclaim Ability Management Inc., Liu Plastic Surgery, and MicroAge.

All proceeds raised from the Charity Golf Classic will be used towards the purchase of a Bone Density Unit for our Diagnostic Imaging Department.  This valuable piece of medical equipment helps to diagnose bone-related health problems such as osteoporosis. 

Event information, including how to register and how to become a sponsor, can be found on the Trust Fund website at

About the Group Health Centre Trust Fund

Founded in 1979, the Group Health Centre Trust Fund is a registered non-profit organization meeting the fundraising needs of the Group Health Centre, its patients, and the surrounding community of Algoma. Through the generosity of its donors, sponsors, and supporters, the Group Health Centre Trust Fund supports the purchase of new medical equipment to meet the healthcare needs within the community.