Sturgeon County Council presented donations to four local charitable organizations, for a total of $29,125 during the regular Council meeting on September 25, 2018.
The funds were raised through generous sponsorships, donations and registrations at the Mayor’s Annual Golf Tournament hosted at Sturgeon Valley Golf and Country Club on Friday June 22, 2018 and at the EMRB Regional Golf Tournament held August 23, 2018 at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Curling Club.
Recipients of the Mayor’s Golf Tournament are the Jessica Martel Foundation and West Sturgeon Aging in Place Foundation, both received cheques for $9640.91
The recipients of the EMRB Regional Tournament are Courageous Companions and the Military Family Resource Centre sharing the proceeds of $9,843.63.
The Mayor’s Golf Tournament is an annual event while the EMRB tournament is hosted by a different municipality each year. The 2018 Mayor’s Golf event hosted 138 golfers and the EMRB event hosted 88 golfers.
Both tournaments were organized by the Sturgeon County Corporate Communications department.