TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - On June 4, 2013, the Children's Aid
Foundation hosted its signature Women's Golf Classic with it presenting
sponsor, Rogers Communications. This was the most successful event in
our 13 year history raising $330,000 bringing the funds raised since
inception to $2.9 million.
Toronto's most successful and influential women joined together to enjoy
a spectacular day of golf at the Eagle's Nest Golf Club where they
were able to get up close and personal with notable Canadian female
celebrities, be pampered in the Women's Gold Classic Spa and
experienced a wonderful post-golf spa epicurean dining, entertainment,
live and silent auctions.
Michelle Magwood, Senior Director and Controller of Rogers
Communications Partnerships comments, "As presenting sponsor of the Children's Aid Foundation's 13th Annual Women's Golf Classic for the third consecutive year, Rogers is very proud to be associated with this event that fits the mandate of
our Women's Network. We know with certainty that children who have been rescued from a life
of abuse, neglect, abandonment or severe poverty can heal and grow with
the funds raised from today's tournament."
The Live Auction fetched some incredibly high bids on some of the great
items including a Shopping Spree at the Hudson's Bay Company's - The Room, an EBEL Onde
Swiss Watch, and private celebrity dinners.
Joe Canavan, Chairman and Interim CEO for the Children's Aid Foundation states, "The Children's Aid Foundation's 13th Annual Women's Golf Classic event has raised the bar this year on
delivering a unique golf-experience. This signature charity event
brought together hundreds of professional women from across the GTA
contributing towards a worthwhile cause that encourages hope and
empowerment so that our young people can enjoy a rich life of
education, health and success. We are incredibly grateful to all of our
sponsors, successful business women who participated and the
The Children's Aid Foundation's 13th Annual Women's Golf Classic event would not be possible without the
generous support of the following sponsors: Rogers, CIBC, Borden Ladner
Gervais, TD, MasterCard and RBC.
To learn more about the Children's Aid Foundation or view highlights
from the 13th Annual Women's Golf Classic event, please visit womensgolfclassic.ca
SOURCE: Children's Aid Foundation
For further information:
For media inquiries for the 13th Annual Women's Golf Classic, please contact:
Pamela Kennedy, Director
Phone: (416) 402-3364
Igor Bubic, Manager, Marketing and Communications
Children's Aid Foundation
Phone: (416) 923-0924 ext. 244