ANOTHER COOL TOURNAMENT
Earlier this month we hosted our 28th annual Charity Golf Tournament, raising over $25,000 for local charities Aldaview Services, Wilmot Family Resource Centre, and Interfaith Counselling Centre. Since starting the tournament in 1994, with the help of our industry partner’s we have raised $494,000. Previously, this event was held in June but because of COVID-19 regulations, we have held it in September for the last two years. This year, once again, we were only permitted 100 golfers but we’re grateful we were still able to raise a significant contribution for these great causes.
The day started off foggy but ended with some great golfing weather. Golfers began to arrive at 7:00 am on Friday, September 17, and were greeted at our drive-thru registration with gift bags and hand sanitizers. The shotgun event began at 8:30 am and off everyone went to enjoy a fun, and competitive day of golf.
This year, our President and CEO, Wendell Erb, golfed closely behind the infamous Baden Shop team, “The frequent tournament winners, Ryan Maue, Ben Yates, Jeremy Fulton, and Jason Shantz golfed right ahead of me, and I can assure you their winning score of minus eleven was legit! We had a great day, and the weather was fantastic.”
We were able to resume our previous format and have golfers attend a banquet and awards ceremony after the tournament. With safety top of mind for everyone, tables were properly distanced, and all public health regulations were closely followed. Despite added safety precautions, everyone was able to have a great time and connect after so long.
Erb has been in business for over 60 years, and our commitment to giving back to our surrounding communities has never wavered. We are fortunate to have great suppliers and business partners in the industry who share our values of giving back and help us make this charity event possible.
Thank you again to our suppliers and business partners for their generosity and support!