30th Annual ALS Memorial Golf Tournament, June 1, 2016

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Event Date: 
October 28th, 2014 to June 1st, 2016




 The tournament will be held at the Richmond Country Club on Wednesday     June 1st.  Registration and Champagne Brunch is at 11AM with the shotgun start at 1PM.

As this is the 30th anniversary of our tournament we are saluting history created in British Columbia during 1986.

Broccoli went for about $.39 a pound and the average price of a new car was about $9,255.  One could play the newest Nintendo for a low $89.99 or spend time watching Hill Street Blues on TV and Crocodile Dundee and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home at the cinema.

The world discovered Vancouver and B.C. as millions attended Expo 86.

In 1986, a professional soccer team was again launched in Vancouver, the Vancouver 86ers—so named because of both the year of the team's founding and to commemorate the year Vancouver was founded (1886). Eighty-six people also originally put up $500 each to fund the new team as the West Coast Soccer Society.  Led by player/head coach Bob Lenarduzzi and his assistant Alan Errington, the 86ers were triumphant in their inaugural CSL match, as they defeated Edmonton Brickmen 4–2 in front of 7,646 fans at Swangard Stadium on June 7, 1987.

This tournament is a major fundraiser for the ALS Society of BC. 70% of the proceeds go toward patient care and 30% to the George “Sonny” Williams Endowment Fund

The George “Sonny” Williams Endowment Fund was established in 2003 to support caregivers of people  living with ALS.  In 2015, because of your support, five (5)  Caregivers'  Days were sponsored in the Okanagan, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island funded by the interest accrued from the Fund.

“Having a family member with ALS can be very isolating.  Getting together with others who are experiencing the same journey is very supportive. The situation can’t change but to have someone who  understands what you are going through makes a difference.    Thank you.”
                                                                                                                                                                     –  Caregiver


Wendy Toyer, Executive Director W.Toyer@alsbc.ca