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Cloverdale Links to host fundraiser next month for Canadian Foodgrains Bank

No. 1 at Cloverdale Links.
No. 1 at Cloverdale Links.
Ron Patey

Cloverdale Links Golf Course will be the site of a tournament on Aug. 14 to support the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

Members of the friendly staff at Cloverdale Links.
Ron Patey

Registration kicks off at 11:30 a.m. at the Scottish-links like layout. The shotgun start for the four-person scramble begins at approximately 1 p.m.

Fees are $100 per player and $400 for a foursome. They include lunch, golf and cart, a steak dinner and terrific prizes.

Hole sponsors can sign on for $100, power cart sponsors joining the effort will be able to do so for $1,000 and presentation sponsors are invited to become a part of the day’s fundraising activities for $3,000.

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank has provided more than 1.1 million tons of food and seeds worth more than $682 million to millions of people in 78 countries since being founded in 1983.

At the same time, the organization has grown from five members to 15 churches and church-based agencies representing 32 denominations across Canada.

Today, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is one of the country’s leading food assistance organizations. With support from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), in 2011-12 it provided $43.9 million of assistance to 2.1 million people in 36 countries, including more than 40,000 tons of food.

Cloverdale Links plays to par 71 and measures 6,427 yards from the tips, 5,830 yards from the white tees and 5,150 yards from the reds.

The course is located about 45 klicks south of Ottawa on Bank Street South (Hwy. 31) between Vernon and Winchester.

For more details or to register, call 613.774.0076 or e-mail

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