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Worrod Memorial Golf Tourney tickets on sale

April 24, 2017   ·   0 Comments

By Wendy Gabrek
The 10th Annual Michael Worrod Memorial Golf Tournament will take place July 15 at Glen Eagle Golf Course.
The event is held in memory of Michael Worrod, a Tottenham resident who died in a traffic accident Dec. 18, 2007.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will support several local charities and not-for-profit organizations, including Children’s Wish Foundation, Our Town Foodbank (Tottenham-Beeton), Help The Kids Play, Matthews House Hospice, Sunshine Kids Camping, Tottenham and District Lions Club Inc., South Simcoe Arts Council, Coventry Park and directly to local children in need.
To date, this event this event, organized by Worrod’s family and friends, has raised more than $100,000.
Tickets are $150, which includes green fees and cart, barbecue lunch following registration (10 a.m. until noon), two drink tickets, four course meal (starts at 7 p.m. approximately), prizes, hats featuring the Fund’s logo, silent auction, 50/50 draw, raffle prizes and more.
Meal only tickets are $40, which includes a four course meal, chance to participate in silent auction, 50/50 draw, raffle prizes and more.
“The goal of this tournament is to keep Michael’s memory and outlook on life alive,” Michael’s father Kerry Worrod said. “Generosity was a key quality Michael portrayed and he is often remembered for giving his help to whoever needed it at any time.”
Kerry and Betty Worrod continue to host this annual golf tournament as a way to remember their son because, “Michael was an exceptional athlete who was involved in a number of sports.”
“Michael’s sportsmanship and all around positive attitude towards his coaches, teammates and sport itself gave Michael a well-respected name in the Tottenham community. Giving back to local charities and sports facilities will continue our legacy of giving back to the community in memory of Michael,” Mr. Worrod said.
For tickets or more information, contact Kerry Worrod at 905-936-4746, Jake Stuart at 905-955-3083, or Scott Mason 905-909-9558.

         

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