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Police-Fire fundraiser scheduled for Roseland Golf

It was announced on Friday that one charitable event that will not suffer cancellation this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be the Can-Am Golf Series fundraiser. The event is designed to raise funds to support the upcoming 2022 Police-Fire Games in Windsor.“As a community, we have always shown our support for the men and women of the emergency services,” said Coun. Gary Kaschak, a board member at Roseland Golf and Curling Club which will host the event. “But this COVID-19 pandemic has crystallized just how truly vital first responders and front-line workers are, and it makes our thank-you event this year all the more poignant.”This year’s event takes place on Friday, Sept. 25, with the local Canadian Mental Health Association playing a role as the games’ charity partner.

“The Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB) is really looking forward to the 2020 golf tournament,” Kim Willis, communications director for the agency, said in a statement.

“We’re excited to showcase something new this year: the artwork of children will be displayed in a tribute banner showing our appreciation for our first responders, which is especially important this year when even more has been asked of them.”

Windsor Fire and Rescue Services Deputy Chief James Waffle, left, Eric Deck of the Canada Border Services Agency, Windsor Police Deputy Chief Jason Bellaire and local realtor Goran Todorovic are shown during a Can-Am Golf Series press conference at Roseland Golf and Curling Club on Friday.Early-bird registration is $200 per player or $800 per foursome until August 31, followed by regular registration until the deadline of September 14.

To register or become a sponsor, please contact event coordinators Nora Romero at [email protected] or Hayley Morgan at [email protected], or visit www.windsorcanamgolf.com online.

The 18-hole golf fundraiser includes breakfast, a single cart and scheduled tee-off times with foursomes to begin at 8 a.m., a boxed lunch from the Halfway Hut on the course, followed by a “Guns N’ Hoses” patio reception with beverage and food tastings.

Also included are gift cards provided by The Keg for takeout or patio use in place of the traditional BBQ dinner.

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