A Job Well Done!

TravelBrands Golf Classic Raises $252,500 for SickKids

TravelBrands held its fourth annual Charity Golf Classic in support of SickKids yesterday (Sept. 7) at Eagles Nest Golf Club in Maple, raising a whopping $252,500 for the hospital’s Labatt Family Heart Centre.

This brings the total raised by TravelBrands in the last four years to more than $713,000.

The event, which attracted 140 golfers, was a day of golf, food, drinks, prizes and celebrations, and even included a Million Dollar Shootout (which no one won) and a Helicopter Ball Drop.

Funds were raised through a silent auction, as well as donations, including an on-the-spot donation of $5,000 from Transat.

TravelBrands’ co-owner Frank DeMarinis (pictured top, on the right) was thrilled with the day’s results and promised even bigger and better things for next year.

“This is a family, and I consider you all extended family,” he said.

On the course, golfers were treated to an Ace Hill Beer Tasting, Mount Gay Rum tasting, Wine & Cheese, Jamaican Jerk chicken, Bestia Napoletana Pizza Truck and an ice cream truck.

Up for grabs in the silent auction were an assortment of trips, cruises, autographed sports paraphernalia and more.

(http://www.travelbrands.com)

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