Generosity at 25th Annual United Way Golf Tournament

The 25th Annual United Way Winnipeg Golf Tournament brought more than 140 golfers on 36 teams to the beautiful Bel Acres Golf & Country Club last week.

Together they raised more than $114,000 to support United Way’s work with a network of programs and agencies that help thousands of Winnipeggers each year. This wonderful generosity brought the 25-year total for the tournament to over $1.3 million!

“On behalf of the 2017 Golf Committee, thank you all for joining us today to support United Way’s essential work in our community,” said 2017 volunteer Golf Tournament Chair Serena Brennan.

Volunteer Golf Committee Chair Serena Brennan, right, presents a cheque to Marilyn McLaren, volunteer Chair of United Way Winnipeg’s Board of Trustees.

Volunteer Golf Committee Chair Serena Brennan, right, presents a cheque to Marilyn McLaren, volunteer Chair of United Way Winnipeg’s Board of Trustees.

After golf, Dilly Knol, Executive Director of Andrews Street Family Centre – one of 24 United Way-supported family resource centres – talked about the work her centre does to provide support to kids and families in Winnipeg’s North End. Andrews Street has been a United Way partner for as long as the golfers have been teeing off in the annual tournament – 25 years!

Serena Brennan thanks Dilly Knol, Executive Director of Andrews Street Family Centre, for speaking to tournament participants about the essential role her centre plays for kids and families in the North End.

Serena Brennan thanks Dilly Knol, Executive Director of Andrews Street Family Centre, for speaking to tournament participants about the essential role her centre plays for kids and families in the North End.

The annual golf tournament could not happen without the effort of many fantastic volunteers and a volunteer committee that works so hard to make the day a success. Thank you!

The 2016 Golf Tournament Committee.

The 2017 Golf Tournament Committee.

The tournament also could not happen without the support of many wonderful sponsors.

A special thank you to Rogers, the Title Sponsor; MNP and CIBC, Tee Gift Sponsors; Samsung, Dinner Sponsor; The Fairmont Winnipeg, Lunch Sponsor; Birchwood Automotive Group, Putting Green Sponsor; Johnston Group, Golf Cart Sponsor, Vins Philippe Dandurand Wines, the Wine Sponsor; and thank you to ALL of our sponsors for their generous support:

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