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Thunder Bay hosts 2nd annual Darryl “Penasi” Fox Memorial Golf Classic

Monday, July 20th 2009 11:13:43am

Media Advisory
Attention: News, Assignment Reporters and Editors

Thunder Bay hosts 2nd annual Darryl “Penasi” Fox Memorial Golf Classic

Deputy Premier and Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure George Smitherman to attend weekend tournament

(Thunder Bay, Ontario) Join family, friends, members of the community, and provincial politicians at the Whitewater Golf Club on Thursday, July 30, 2009.  The event provides a day full of outdoor fun, with proceeds going in equal parts towards bursaries for First Nation students and cancer research.

The Darryl Fox “Penasi” Memorial Fund is dedicated to the memory of the late Lucian Darryl ‘Penasi’ Fox, who was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma while studying Civil Engineering.  This fund will receive half of the proceeds to provide scholarships to First Nation students, specializing in the Engineering and Technology Field.

The Northern Cancer Research Fund will also receive 50% of the proceeds.  This funding will be put to use in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario to provide quality research and care for patients in the area.

Entries can be individual or in teams of 4.  There is a 36 team limit to the tournament.  Register your team by July 15, 2009 to ensure availability.

A dinner will follow the proceedings around 6:00 p.m.


WHO:

Honourable George Smitherman, Deputy Premier, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure

WHAT:

2nd Annual Darryl Fox “Penasi” Memorial Golf Classic

WHERE:

Whitewater Golf Club, RR #6, 224 Hwy. 130

WHEN:

Thursday, July 30, 2009 (11:30 a.m. registration with a shotgun start beginning at 1:00 p.m. - Dinner will be available at 6:00 p.m. after the scores have been tallied)


For more information or to register, please contact:

Lyle Fox
lylefox83@hotmail.com
1000 Chippewa Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7J 1B6
Tel: (807) 622-8008
Fax: (807) 622-8065