For Immediate Release: June 29, 2021
Tee it Up for Education Charity Golf Tournament hosted by Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation
Penticton, B.C. -- The Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation (OHCF) is proud to announce the launch of its annual Tee it Up for Education Charity Golf Tournament.
The 2021 tournament is set to take place on Tuesday, September 7 at the picturesque Penticton Golf & Country Club.
“The Foundation is extremely grateful to be able to actively participate in fundraising events again after a long year of unknowns,” said Michael O’Connor, chair of OHCF. “This is a great opportunity for us to re-engage in our efforts to raise significant funds in support of educational opportunities to student athletes and families facing financial obstacles.”
“We feel fortunate to be able to kick start our efforts again now that public gatherings will start becoming accessible and acceptable in the coming months,” said Andy Oakes, president of Okanagan Hockey Group. “We saw the psychological benefits of providing a stable, secure and healthy environment to student athletes during the challenges of 2020/2021, and look forward to raising funds to provide this chance to those that may otherwise not have it.”
“To have the opportunity to host an event of this size again in 2021 is good for the community and everyone involved. It has been a long time coming for charity events,” said Guy Dow, General Manager, Penticton Golf & Country Club. “We are very much looking forward to hosting OHCF and their guests.”
Foursomes are on sale publicly starting today for $1250 CDN and can be purchased by contacting the office at 604-328-3222. Members of the Okanagan Hockey Academy Alumni and former and current NHL executives and players will be on hand to share in the festivities.
About Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation
The Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation and the Okanagan Hockey Group believe in and live the principles of accountability, teamwork, sportsmanship, discipline and respect and are inspiring future leadership opportunities for our youth through hockey.
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