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

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A Protected Place is internet hosting its second annual golf event at Northern Bear Golf Membership on Friday, August 19, and Karen Kadatz, govt director of the Strathcona Shelter Society, which operates A Protected Place, is trying to prime the 12 months. is hoping.

“All occasion revenue goes towards enhancing packages and providers,” Kadatz mentioned. “We had about 100 and we had been fairly full however we predict much more ones this 12 months. Final 12 months we had been capable of increase simply over $20,000 and this 12 months we count on to lift that to $30,000. are.

Kadatz mentioned a protected house supplies help and helps preserve people protected from household violence and that the occasion helps increase the funds wanted.

Final 12 months’s event was an enormous success and Kadatz hopes that with all of the COVID restrictions lifted, this 12 months might be even higher.

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“We couldn’t imagine the help and it wasn’t simply fundraising, it’s creating consciousness. The prospect for companies and people to come back out and listen to about what we do and why we do it’s new to us. Have been however operating,” Kadatz mentioned.

The manager director mentioned they’re nonetheless searching for extra golfers to take part within the event as they shoot 125 to compete.

“It is not a golf stress day. You can also make it as severe or enjoyable as you need, nevertheless it’s additionally an ideal place to community, have an ideal steak dinner and have the possibility to nab some nice silent public sale prizes in help of holding girls and youngsters protected. Would possibly get an opportunity. ,” Kadatz mentioned.

In accordance with Kadatz, the event will not simply be golf, as it is going to additionally supply many different actions.

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“You possibly can help us by making a donation or by offering an merchandise for silent public sale on the event,” Kadatz mentioned. “There are to this point {golfing} experiences, native eating alternatives, tickets to sporting occasions, and a few distinctive and enjoyable presents. 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 event.

Kadatz mentioned that each one funds raised through the event might be used to additional improve the help the nonprofit will present.

“We aren’t absolutely funded and help from the group goes an extended, great distance consistent with the wants of our clients and the wants of our previous facility and group,” Kadatz mentioned.

The group has been serving to girls and kids in Strathcona County for practically 40 years.

“Final 12 months we sheltered round 200 at our facility, principally youngsters with their dad and mom but additionally households and people. This 12 months we predict the numbers to be a lot increased as a result of we’re at capability,” Kadatz mentioned.

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

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