Golf Skills Challenge raises $22,500 for local shelters

Organizers of the Royal LePage Calgary Shelter Foundation’s 11th Annual Charity Golf Skills Challenge celebrate more than $22,000 raised. From L-R: Madison Jager, Alex Bradley, Maureen Yeasting, Andrew Hanney, Jessica Carling, Josh Nelson, Jim Hughes, Sharon Bercuson, Rob Smith, Cliff Keveryga, Kim Bryce and Michael Melstad

Organizers of the Royal LePage Calgary Shelter Foundation’s 11th Annual Charity Golf Skills Challenge announced that $22,500 was raised for local charities supporting women and children.

Held April 5 at Calgary’s National Golf Academy, the event featured four men’s and ladies’ skill events, unlimited driving range, silent auction and buffet dinner. Proceeds will benefit the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter and the Children’s Cottage Society.

“A huge thanks goes out to all of our sponsors, suppliers, agents and volunteers for making this year’s event our best fundraiser to date,” said organizer and Royal LePage Benchmark sales associate Josh Nelson.

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