Smiling, happy and generous people were in attendance at the 7th Friends of the Elliot Foundation Golf Classic, which raised a record $85,282. Sponsored by Re/Max Elite and the family of Pierre Sansoucy, the activity sold out on June 4 at the Victoriaville Golf Club.
More than 180 golfers, 240 guests, 50 volunteers who care about the Foundation and the well-being of the children of the Bois-Francs/Érable region were present on this beautiful sunny day. Little Isaï Lavigne was also there with his mother Marie-Pier Fleury.
“Another beautiful moment spent with my ti-loup. What a dose of love received today. There were smiles, laughter, fun and lots of love,” said Marie-Pier.
In addition to this beautiful wave of love during the round of golf, nearly 500 boxes of cheese from the Germaines, which included four cheeses from Fromagerie du Presbytère as well as a sausage from Jambonnière, found buyers in the town a few days earlier. classic golf. This activity, added to golf, contributed to the economic success of this fundraiser.
The board of directors would like to sincerely thank Les Germaines, organizers of the classic: Vicky Côté, Dany Dubois, Audrey Girouard, Nadya Faucher, Sandra Tardif, Lizanne Girouard, Karine Dupuis, Catherine Lacoste, Maggie Aubert, Julie Bilodeau, Louise Jacques, Sylvie Adams and Annie Barrel. Les Germaines are a group of women who share the same values and who come together to offer much more than a donation, but of course to show solidarity, mutual help and support for parents who are going through roller coaster moments.
The Friends of Elliot Foundation also appreciates the warm participation of the many volunteers, partners, donors and sponsors, as well as all the participants who made a difference in the success of the Golf Classic.
A busy post-covid 2022
Fondation les amis d’Elliot’s agenda will remain busy for the rest of 2022. The Morin family, owners of La Fromagerie du Presbytère in Saint-Élizabeth-de-Warwick, will host their poutine night this year to benefit Elliot’s friends. The activity is scheduled for Friday, August 5.
On August 11, 12 and 13 it will take place at Parc Terre-des-Jeunes in Victoriaville, Rock la Cauze. The Les amis d’Elliot organization was chosen to be the 2022 cause of this outdoor music festival.
Finally, the traditional gastronomic dinner of the Foundation, which has not been held for two years due to the pandemic, will be held on Saturday, November 12, at the Victoriaville Convention Center.
For more information, do not hesitate to write to [email protected].
About the Friends of Elliot Foundation
Founded in 2004, the mission of the Fondation les amis d’Elliot is to help sick children in the region by supporting organizations that help them with their mental, physical and social health. It also provides children with direct or indirect financial assistance to improve their quality of life or help them meet their basic needs. “Les amis d’Elliot is the story where friendship and hope come together to make a simple and human gesture, that of mutual help and confidence in the future of all children. »