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Buckle up your sneakers and seize your golf equipment, an annual charity golf match is about to start.

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A Protected Place is internet hosting its second annual golf match at Northern Bear Golf Membership on Friday, August 19, and Karen Kadatz, government director of the Strathcona Shelter Society, which operates A Protected Place, is seeking to prime the yr. is hoping.

“All occasion revenue goes towards enhancing packages and providers,” Kadatz mentioned. “We had about 100 and we have been fairly full however we expect much more ones this yr. Final yr we have been capable of elevate simply over $20,000 and this yr we anticipate to lift that to $30,000. are.

Kadatz mentioned a protected area gives assist and helps preserve people protected from household violence and that the occasion helps elevate the funds wanted.

Final yr’s match was an enormous success and Kadatz hopes that with all of the COVID restrictions lifted, this yr might be even higher.

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“We couldn’t consider the assist and it wasn’t simply fundraising, it’s creating consciousness. The possibility for companies and people to return out and listen to about what we do and why we do it’s new to us. Have been however working,” Kadatz mentioned.

The manager director mentioned they’re nonetheless in search of extra golfers to take part within the match as they shoot 125 to compete.

“It is not a golf strain day. You can also make it as severe or enjoyable as you need, but it surely’s additionally a terrific place to community, have a terrific steak dinner and have the prospect to nab some nice silent public sale prizes in assist of preserving ladies and children protected. May get an opportunity. ,” Kadatz mentioned.

In response to Kadatz, the match will not simply be golf, as it’s going to additionally supply many different actions.

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“You possibly can assist us by making a donation or by offering an merchandise for silent public sale on the match,” Kadatz mentioned. “There are up to now {golfing} experiences, native eating alternatives, tickets to sporting occasions, and a few distinctive and enjoyable items. We’re planning one or two surprises however we will not say a lot about it proper now and you’ll have to come out to observe the match.

Kadatz mentioned that each one funds raised in the course of the match might be used to additional improve the assist the nonprofit will present.

“We’re not absolutely funded and assist from the neighborhood goes a protracted, great distance in line with the wants of our clients and the wants of our previous facility and group,” Kadatz mentioned.

The group has been serving to ladies and youngsters in Strathcona County for almost 40 years.

“Final yr we sheltered round 200 at our facility, largely youngsters with their mother and father but in addition households and people. This yr we expect the numbers to be a lot greater as a result of we’re at capability,” Kadatz mentioned.

You’ll find out extra concerning the match at asafeplace.ca or by calling 780-464-7232.

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