The Blue Tie Golf Day is set to happen again on Aug.26 at Morning Star Golf Course. Organizers are getting ready for the fundraiser for the Island Prostate Centre. (L to R) Leanne Kopp, the Island Prostate Centre Executive Director, is with four Blue Tie committee members Larry Kostyk, Steve Boyle with George Kenno and Mitch Freko, both cancer survivors. — Submitted by George Kenno

Blue Tie Golf benefit to tee off in Parksville Aug. 26

Morningstar Golf Club will host fourth annual fundraiser for prostate centre

The 4th Annual Blue Tie Golf Day fundraiser for the Island Prostate Centre is set to tee-off again at Morningstar Golf Course on Aug. 26.

Shotgun tee time will start at 9:30 a.m. and it’s open to men and women golfers. There will be fun hole activities, exciting draw prizes as well as live and silent auctions.

In the last three years since the event started, $67,385 has been raised to support men and families with prostate cancer.

Organizers are once again inviting people to come out and take part in this fundraising golf event.

It will cost $170 per person which includes a $100 income tax receipt, 18 holes of golf and a great banquet dinner.

This community golf day will also be funding the inaugural Blue Tie Men’s Health Day for free PSA Prostate Testing in September for the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. One in eight men in their lifetime will be affected by prostate cancer health issues.

To register and for more info, call George Kenno at 250-954-2265 or email at onnek@shaw.ca.

— NEWS Staff

Just Posted

Canadians on epic journey arrive in Nanoose

Snaw-Naw-As First Nation welcomes participants of Canada C3 voyage

Kwalikum Secondary student back from year in Netherlands

Don’t pass up opportunity to travel with Qualicum Beach Rotary’s help, says Taylor Hunter

Resident slam loud dynamite blasting at Cedar Ridge Estate development

Sleigh feels insulted by Mayor Lefebrve who failed to understand their suffering

RDN creates new service to fund INfilm

Regional district to enter three year agreement with film commision for annual funding of $50,000

Bowser school asks RDN to double funding for outdoor learning area

From $30,000 to $60,000 for Tulnuxw Lelum Cultural Learning Space

VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

Sales are expected to continue into the New Year

Update: Gens split weekend in Parksville

Junior B hockey club tops Westshore, falls to Victoria in home games

WATCH: 10,000 signatures gained to stop ‘no pets’ rental policy

Pets OK BC said about 1,700 animals were surrendered to the BC SPCA last year due to housing issues

Police on motorcycles tap on windows of distracted drivers in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller says a police motorcycle has been effective in enforcement

Silver Creek reacts after remains found, man arrested

Neighbours of property where remains were found say man arrested was sweet and polite

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey and a celebrities attend ‘B.C. Miracle Concert’

Fundraiser featured Foster, Steven Tyler, The Tenors, Matteo Bocelli, Laura Bretan, Carly Rae Jepsen

Human remains found at Silver Creek property

RCMP have been searching the property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road for the past three days

New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Kellers Jewellers in Lantzville suffers break-in

Incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Oct. 21, say police.

Most Read