Bearskin Lake family sees another successful fundraiser

Create: 08/15/2017 - 02:21

Cindy Kawahara of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation accepts a cheque for $55,000 from former Regional Grand Chief Charles Fox. The cheque represents the money raised to date and donated to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation. Photo by: Roxy Shapwaykeesic

The 10th Annual Darryl Fox “Penasi” Memorial Golf Classic seen 20 teams play at the Whitewater Golf Club August 3 in Thunder Bay. To date the tournament has raised $55,000. Proceeds from the event are donated to the Northern Cancer Fund in honour of Charles Fox’s late son Darryl who passed away 15 years ago of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma while in University. Recently a plaque was erected in the Chemotherapy Stretcher Area at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre after donating $25,000. Organizers Charles Fox and Meladina Hardy gave many thanks to the sponsors and supporters who have contributed to the many successes of the event over the last decade. Their goal is to reach $100,000 in fundraising for the Northern Cancer Fund.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 02:15