Golf for Health

First off I want to send a special thanks to all our outstanding Corporate sponsors for their support of our 22nd Annual Golf for Health tournament: Aramark Healthcare, Canada Life, Core Engineering, TB Clift, Ophthalmology Gander, and DMG Consulting Ltd. 

Thank you to our Foundation Board of Directors for your support and participation. Dr. Joe Tumilty – Chairperson and Janice Young, Dr. Tumilty’s Team; Frank Simms – Vice-Chairperson and Fergus O’Brien, Lifestyle Physiotherapy Team; Mark Mercer of the Scotiabank Team; and the rest of our Board of Directors for all their help; Richard Kendall, Paula Mitchell, Tina Stryde, Claude Elliott, Des Dillon and Kathy Winsor. A big thank you to Craig Davis, VP of People and Culture for joining us for the day and stepping up to the mic for us.

Thanks to Jennie and the staff at Legends for another great wing night and a big thank you to our generous sponsors Terry Parsons and DMG Consulting LTD. for providing the wings and beverages. The support you all have shown is amazing! We cannot begin to show our appreciation! We raised: $361.50 on the door, and $200 for our Night Before 50/50 (thanks to our ticket seller – Kathy Winsor)

Thank you to our Team Sponsors:

Bell Canada, Canadian Medical, Dr. Tumilty, Lifestyle Physiotherapy, Mr. T’s Ultramar, Browning Harvey, Scotiabank, RAN Engineering, Moffitts Mobsters, Dr. Pieter Van Heerdan, Town Square Family Dental, Crosbie Engineering, Steele Hotels, McInnes Cooper, Town of Gander, Newfoundland Power, Fougere Menchenton, Belfor, RBC, Johnson Control

Thank you to our Hole Sponsors:

Cox and Palmer, Browing Harvey, K & D Pratt, Wood Wyant, Johnson Insurance, Central Office Equipment, Fougere Menchenton, Blair Bursey, RAN Engineering, Kittiwake Floor Coverings, Respiratory Therapy Specialists Inc., Tim Horton’s, The TwillinGreats, Saltwire Network, Bruce Sutherland Associates Ltd., Air Tite Sheet Metal, Johnson Controls, Scotia Wealth Management, Molson, Chem-Aqua

Thank you to our prize sponsors for making sure we have awesome prizes to distribute the day of the event:

Arterra Wines Canada, Fengate, Gander Golf Course, Kristy Slaney, Molson, Mr. T’s Ultramar, Pitchers Pond Golf Course, Playground YQX, Steele Hotels, Shopper’s Drug Mart, The Rec Room, Tim Horton’s

Thank you to any of the other businesses or individuals who helped in any way, shape or form:

Aramark, Brenda Anderson, Chamber of Commerce, Evelyn Canning, Frito Lay, Jungle Jim’s, Lawtons Drugs Gander, Sysco     

Thank you to our volunteers. We couldn’t do any of this without your support!

Michelle Blake – TICKET STRIPPERS

Christine Foote – TICKET STRIPPERS

Holly McDonald – SET UP/GAMES TABLE

Michelle Parsons – POKER RUN

Shannon Furey – CLEAN UP/SCORE KEEPING

Suzanne House – POKER RUN

Kathy Winsor – REGISTRATION/ 50/50 TICKETS FOR NIGHT BEFORE

Tina Stryde – REGISTRATION/GAMES TABLE

Des Dillon – REGISTRATION/SETUP

Jeanne Dillon – REGISTRATION/SETUP

Paul Langdon – SETUP

Paula Mitchell – GAMES TABLE/SET UP/CLEAN UP

Genesta Holland – PHOTOGRAPHER

Tracy Waterman – PUTTING CONTEST

Michelle Cantu – POKER RUN

Josh Stoyles – RUNNER

Richard Kendall – POKER RUN

Sandra Patey – PUTTING CONTEST

Kristy Slaney – REGISTRATION/SCORE KEEPING

Julia Richardson (student) – POKER RUN

Karla Thistle – SCORE KEEPING/CLEAN UP

Ethan Gillam (student) – POKER RUN

Ruth Cheeks – REGISTRATION/GAMES/SCORE KEEPING

My apologies if I missed anyone – know that your help was soooo very appreciated and made the day run so much smoother. MAKE SURE YOU A HUG A VOLUNTEER TODAY… and every day J

Thanks to our maintenance department at JPM for helping set things up the day before, dealing with our tent blowing into the power line, and taking everything down – you guys are the best. Our staff Danielle Webb, Erin McDonald, Lori Loder, and Charlee Wicks for doing so much behind the scenes and ensuring that everything went according to plan. If only we could control the weather!!

And thank you to Callum and all the staff of the Gander Golf Course, and Chef Josh, Shelby, and all the staff at Par 70 restaurant for the great meals and service, and going above and beyond to make the day go smoothly.

Here is a list of our prize winners:

Hole #2 Tim Hortons Closet to the Cup …Winner: Brad Puddicombe from Newfoundland Power. Brad wins a $100 Tim Hortons Gift Card compliments of Corey Rice and Tim Hortons Gander.

Hole #4  Closest to the Pin … Winner: Matt Duffett. Matt wins a 1 x 18 Hole Golf Pass, a Hat and Towel for the Gander Golf Club, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Par 70 Restaurant compliments of the Gander Golf Club and Par 70 Restaurant. 

Hole #10  Closest to the Pin … Winner: Chris Ford. Chris wins a 1 x 18 Hole Golf Pass, a Hat and Towel for the Gander Golf Club, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Par 70 Restaurant compliments of the Gander Golf Club and Par 70 Restaurant. 

Hole #13  Closest to the Pin … Winner: Craig Davis. Craig wins a 1 x 18 Hole Golf Pass, a Hat and Towel for the Gander Golf Club, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Par 70 Restaurant compliments of the Gander Golf Club and Par 70 Restaurant. 

Climb The Ladder … Winner was Reg Wright with 625 points. Reg wins a Portable Charcoal BBQ, Charcoal Bag and a Bottle of Wine.

Plinko Game … Winner was Team RBC with a score of 8480. They won a team prize of 4 x Rec Room Passes (Donated by Rec Room St. John’s) and 4 x Ultimate Dining Gift Card, and 4 x Bottles of Wine (Donated by Arterra Wines Canada).

Putting Contest … Thank you again to Sandra Patey and Tracy Waterman for running our putting contest. The Putting Contest was sponsored by Steve Gillingham, owner of Shoppers Drug Mart, Gander. Prizes were a combined value of over $500.

Winners are as follows:
1st Place: Pressure Washer                 
Winner: Janice Young


2nd Place: Outdoor “Rock” Bluetooth Speakers                   
Winner: Adam Simms


3rd Place: Accelerator Pro/Chipping Challenge (Donated by Scotia Wealth Management and Playground YQX)           
Winner: Rick Bishop


4th Place: Golf Pack (Pitcher’s Pond Passes, Mini Speaker, Golf Shirt, Ball Holder, Balls, Golf Tool and 2 x Bottles of Red Wine           
Winner: Reg Wright

Funniest Team Dress … Winners for the second year in a row: Dr. Joe Tumilty Team. 


They won 4 x $50 Steele Hotel Gift Cards (Donated by Steele Hotels) & 4 x Bottles of Wine (Donated by Arterra Wines Canada). Will the TwillinGreats get their competitive streak back again next year I wonder, or will Dr. T’s team take home the gold 3 years in a row?

Poker Run: Winner with a Full House was Andre Vivian. Andre wins our “Fishing Package”, Valued at $250 sponsored by Fengate Asset Management. This package includes a Fishing Rod, Net, Tackle Box, Hat and $100 NLC Gift Card. Through the Poker Run we raised a total of $830.

Highest Marked Spade: Winner of the Highest Marked Spade was Janice Young. Janice wins a “Party Package” which included and Electric Juicer, Bluetooth Torches and 2 x Bottles of Wine, valued at $150

Highest Scoring Team: Winner (or Losers) was Core Engineering with a whopping score of 100. They won a team prize of 4 x $25 Amazon Gift Cards, and 4 x Bottles of Wine. 

Lowest Team Score: Winning Team was Dr. Pieter Van Heerdan’s Team with a team score of 61. They win a team prize of a Golf Pack which includes: 4 x Caps, 4 x Water Bottles and 4 x 2 Pack of Balls.

Volunteer Draw: Winner was Michelle Cantu. Michelle won the “Porch Package” which included String Lights, Bluetooth Lantern,  and 1 x Bottle of Wine.  

There were various individual and team prizes given away during the day of thanks to more fantastic prizes from our donors – thanks to all our prize donors for making sure

NLC WINE CARDS: We had 74 x $15 Gift Cards donated split three ways. 

Winners of $370 each are:

  1. Ross Rowsell – McInnes Cooper Team
  2. Shawn Roberts – Ophthalmology Gander Team
  3. Fergus O’Brien – Lifestyle Physiotherapy Team

Winners were drawn by Paula Mitchell and Erin McDonald.  


In all we raised $1170 from this fundraiser alone. Thank you Michelle and Christine for your help every year – we wouldn’t be selling like this if it wasn’t for your hustle!

Congratulations to all winners, and thanks for your participation this year!

*TO ANYONE WHO DIDN’T RECEIVE THEIR PARTICIPANT THANK YOU BAG SEND US A MESSAGE – WE HAVE EXTRAS IN THE CNEHF OFFICE!*

NOW: the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Our total net proceeds through this year’s event was:  $29,300

Hope you all enjoyed the day.  We would love to hear your feedback on the event – if you have a few moments to spare please let us know what we can do improve the event for next year!

THIS SURVEY IS COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS!

Survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecH8rlKlX6fJz8QB0wJSP58arhlg6evWW2n9L5je5eI4eQSw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Thank you so much to each and every one of you who participated and/or sponsored. We hope to see you all back next year!

Thanks for your patience and efforts in helping us raise much needed funds for healthcare programs and services in our region. There were many pieces of the puzzle and we couldn’t do it with each piece!  

Cheers to you all!

Courtney

Our 2023 Golf for Health Tournament has already been scheduled for July 6, 2023 – make sure you add it to your schedule so you don’t miss the fun next year!