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SLC Golf Tournament raises big money for students

2017-06-14

The St. Lawrence College Foundation raised $20,000 for student supports at the 24th Annual Golf Tournament held May 25, 2017 at Smuggler’s Glen in Rockport.  

Despite the rain, 140 golfers enjoyed a fun day on the course in support of the college while networking with their colleagues and local business leaders.

The winning men’s team included: David Beatty, David Thomas, Ray Lumsden and Paul Fournier and the winning mixed team was IBM Canada: Colette Lacroix, Don Aldridge, Michael Zeleny and Chris Chabassol.

Thank you to the Reception Sponsor, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. and Putting Contest Sponsor, Empire Life.

Funds raised will support Uncommon: The Campaign for St. Lawrence College, as well as the Extraordinary Learning Fund and SLC Athletics.

“St. Lawrence College deeply appreciates the support of our community partners,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO. “Funds raised by the Foundation provide important benefits to our students and we are fortunate to have partners who are committed to supporting the next generation of community leaders.”

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About St. Lawrence College   

With three friendly campuses in Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston, St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic life and social fabric of Eastern Ontario with a close-knit community of 10,000 full-time students, and more than 88,000 proud alumni. Hundreds are also enrolled in our online and continuing education courses each year. As part of our ongoing sustainability initiatives, the College boasts more than 1,600 rooftop solar modules on our Kingston and Brockville campuses, the largest solar rooftop installation of any post-secondary institution in Canada. The college has many Applied Research projects in progress, as well, our Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement group has helped more than 350 organizations grow and prosper. Through our Employment Service offices, we work with thousands of clients annually.   

For more information: 

Shaun Kelly
St. Lawrence College, Communications
613-544-5400, ext. 1660