The Great Waterway Classic Teams up with Cornwall Hospital Foundation

RICHMOND HILL, ON (June 11, 2013) – The Great Waterway Classic is proud to announce their partnership with the Cornwall Hospital Foundation as the local charity of choice for the upcoming The Great Waterway Classic.

The sixth event on the inaugural PGA Tour Canada schedule takes place August 19-25 at Upper Canada Golf Course inMorrisburg,ON.

“The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is delighted to have the chance to work with such a community-minded charitable organization as Cornwall Hospital Foundation,” said Brad Parkins, Tournament Director of The Great Waterway Classic.  “We look forward to helping the Foundation by raising funds for its multiple health care initiatives.”

Funds will be raised in different ways during the week of the event including supplementary activities during the Pro-Am and a portion of the gate proceeds. These will help the Foundation provide key equipment so doctors and nurses can deliver the best patient care possible.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be the charity of choice for The Great Waterway Classic,” says Connie Vardy, Executive Director, Cornwall Hospital Foundation. “We’re very happy that this event is being held so close. This way the funds raised will benefit residents throughout this great region.”

“We thank The Great Waterway Classic for making Cornwall Hospital Foundation the recipient of their event’s proceeds,” adds Allan Wilson, Chair, Cornwall Hospital Foundation Board. “I’m glad that our efforts to equipCornwallHospitalwill receive this extra support. We thank event organizers and wish golfers and spectators at Upper Canada Golf Course a great golf week.”

The Great Waterway Classic is a unique event, as a select number of junior golfers will gain entry into the tournament through a junior qualifying series conducted by the CJGA.

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