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A Successful 2016!

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Thanks to our amazing sponsors and participants the Annual Merle Derochie Invitational tournament raised over $51,000 in 2016! 

This year the Park Derochie Community Action Committee was once again able donate to Sport Central, The Alberta Firefighters Burn Camp, the Hope Mission – Kids in Action program, CNIB, KidSport & the Edmonton Poppy Fund. A record number of Park Derochie Bursaries were also awarded and Employee Emergency Funds were available however not needed this year.

Registration and sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 Tournament are now available. All Park Derochie employees, suppliers and invited guests interested in participating may do so by visiting the Sponsorship or Signup pages. The tournament will take place at the Broadmoor Public Golf Course in Sherwood Park on Saturday, June 24th, with a shotgun start at 2:00 pm.

Thank you for your continued support of the Merle Derochie Invitational Golf Tournament. We look forward to golfing with you again in 2017!


Our Recent Recipients

Sport Central
Amount: $10,000
 

Sport Central

Sport Central

Park Derochie has been a proud supporter of Sport Central, formerly, the Brick Sport Central, since 2009. 

In 2016 through the Park Derochie Community Action Committee's efforts and a donation from Park Derochie Inc. a total of $28,750 was donated to Sport Central. This includes $8,750 from Shaw Charity Classic's, Birdies for Kids matching program.

Sport Central gives children in need access to sport equipment and the opportunity to participate in their chosen sport by gathering, recycling and redistributing equipment to those children who would not otherwise have these opportunities. 

For more information regarding Sport Central or to get involved visit www.sportcentral.org/ 

To Learn more about the Birdies for Kids program visit www.shawcharityclassic.com

 
Kidsport
Amount: $5,000
 

Kidsport

Kidsport

Organized sports have gotten increasingly expensive, preventing some children from the opportunity to play. KidSport provides children a way around these financial barriers. Raising funds, promoting their mission to community agencies and advocating the importance of giving all children access to sports programs are a few of the ways this organization benefits our community.

In 2016 through the Park Derochie Community Action Committee's efforts a total of $7,500 was donated to KidSport in the form of a $5,000 donation from golf tournament proceeds and an additional $2,500 donation from the Shaw Chartiy Classic, Birdies for Kids matching program.

To learn more about KidSport, and their efforts to allow children to experience organized sports, visit www.kidsportcanada.ca/alberta/

To Learn more about the Birdies for Kids program visit www.shawcharityclassic.com

 
Alberta Firefighters Burn Camp
Amount: $9,000
 

Alberta Firefighters Burn Camp

Alberta Firefighters Burn Camp

The Park Derochie Community Action Committee was proud to donate of $9,000 in 2016 to the Alberta Firefighters Burn Camp. 

This camp gives young burn survivors an opportunity to spend time with other burn survivors, create a support network and become friends while enjoying their time swimming, hiking, rafting, and exploring the outdoors.

To learn more about the Alberta Firefighters Burn Camp and the Edmonton Firefighters Burn Treatment Society visit www.efbts.ca

 
Hope Mission - Kids in Action Program
Amount: $9,000
 

Hope Mission - Kids in Action Program

Hope Mission - Kids in Action Program

The Hope Mission Kids in Action program is an after school program that ensures children receive a nutritious meal and provides entertainment and mentorship for children in need. It costs approximately $1,500 for each child to participate in this program for the year. Thanks to generous sponsors this year the Park Derochie Community Action Committee was able to donate $9,000, providing funding for six children in need. 

To learn more about Kids in Action and other Hope Mission programs visit hopemission.com

 
CNIB
Amount: $7,500
 

CNIB

CNIB

CNIB passionately provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. Their work – and impact – takes many forms. CNIB’s services empower Canadians who are blind or partially sighted to lead rich, full lives, and move us toward a more inclusive world.

Due to the generosity of at this year's tournament, the Park Derochie Community Action Committee was once again proud to donate $7,500 to CNIB.

To learn more about CNIB visit www.cnib.ca

 
Edmonton Poppy Fund
Amount: $2,000
 

Edmonton Poppy Fund

Edmonton Poppy Fund

The Park Derochie Social Fund once again donated $2,000 to the Edmonton Poppy Fund in remembrance of the services offered by valiant Canadians.

The Legion Poppy Fund of Edmonton supports ex-service personnel and their families with dental and eye care, medical equipment, prescriptions, shelter, clothing and other assistance as needed.  

For more information regarding the Edmonton Poppy Fund visit www.poppyfund.ca

 
Educational Bursaries
Amount: $10,000
 

Each year Park Derochie Educational Bursaries are awarded to individuals who show exemplary leadership, community/school involvement, educational & career goals and academic achievement. The number of bursaries awarded each year are subject to the budget and discretion of the Park Derochie Social Committee, reliant solely on funds raised at the Merle Derochie Invitational Golf Tournament. 

This year saw a record breaking number of applicants and thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and golfers we were able to award all ten eligible applicants $1000 each. 

 

Merle Derochie Invitational Location

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Saturday, June 24th, 2017
1:00 pm - Registration
2:00 pm - Shotgun Start
8:00 pm - Banquet

Broadmoor Public Golf Course
2100 Oak Street
Sherwood Park, AB
T8A 0V9

Phone: 780-467-7373
Website: www.bpgc.ca

SponsorShip Opportunities

Park Derochie Community Action Committee

Michelle Ward
Phone: (780) 701-9279
or by Email (click here)

11835 - 28th St. NE
Edmonton AB T6S 1C8

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