Popular fundraiser ready for its 27th edition

Over the last 26 years, Chevron Golfers Against Cancer has raised more than $515,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society

Over the last 26 years, Chevron Golfers Against Cancer has raised more than $515,000 for the Cowichan Valley branch of the Canadian Cancer Society.

The group is looking to keep adding to that total this year, with the 27th edition of the fundraiser on Friday, June 10.

The event will take place at three courses: Arbutus Ridge Golf Club, Cowichan Golf & Country Club, and Mount Brenton Golf Club, with 15 tee times at each course, starting at 9:30 a.m.

The entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes golf, a dinner at Arbutus Ridge, and a donation receipt for the net amount after the cost of the dinner and the prizes is deducted.

“The tee times are provided by the golf courses, so this greatly enhances our ability to contribute to the Cancer Society,” organizer Ray Wheeler explained.

The event is open to both individual golfers and teams. Golfers can indicate their course preferences, and tee times are allocated based on the entry fees that are received earliest.

Businesses throughout the Valley and Victoria have contributed items for live and silent auctions, and other businesses have provided sponsorships.

For more information on sponsorship or entering the event, contact Wheeler at rayjen02(at)shaw.ca or 250-743-5277.