West Island Cancer Wellness Centre charity golf tournament

West Island Cancer Wellness Centre

The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre (WICWC) announced that $256,800 was raised at its charity golf tournament held on September 21st at Golf St-Raphaël. The WICWC is a registered charity that focuses on improving the health and well-being of people living with cancer by addressing their emotional, physical and spiritual needs.

“The WICWC helps people with cancer from all over Montreal, the West Island and surrounding areas. When COVID-19 hit, instead of scaling back, the Centre expanded activities to include a broad range of on-line classes and programs. The WICWC does not receive government or Centraide funding, making the support of the corporate community more important than ever. Thank you to the dozens of businesses who contributed to the event’s success,” said Leslie Machan Junior, Financial Security Advisor and President of the Pension Planning Centre and Chairman of the WICWC golf tournament.

Leslie Machan Junior, Chairman of the WICWC Golf Tournament (2nd from right) and his foursome
Photo courtesy of Ivy League Photo

“Cancer is not just a physical disease. It affects a person’s mind, body and spirit as well as having an impact on the entire family. Our wellness programs complement medical intervention by concentrating on these important areas of both the person with cancer and their caregiver. My heartfelt thanks go to the tournament Organizing Committee, sponsors, guests and volunteers. Their support and generosity make it possible for us to be there for anyone living with cancer,” added Debbie Magwood, Founder and Executive Director of the WICWC.

The Organizing Committee members were: George Alexopoulos (Belden Inc.), David Bertrand, (RBC Dominion Securities), Michael Boychuk (Corporate Director), Jay Deakin (Deakin Realty), Robert Filippelli (David Forest Financial Services), Stacey Hoirch (BCE/Bell), Christopher Kovalchuk (Claret Asset Management), Laurie Lincoln (Air Canada, Retired), Leslie Machan Jr. (Pension Planning Centre), David O’Hara (Paragraph Inc.), Alanna Roszkowski (DLC Green Team) and George Y.Tooley (Bow River Financial Corporation).  
Close to 200 golfers participated in the tournament with food, drink and contests at several holes. Sponsors and prize donors for the auctions and raffle are a key success factor for the tournament.  The WICWC would like to thank the following sponsors:

Platinum-level tournament sponsors : The Tenaquip Foundation and Olga Munari, author of “The Joy of Life”.  

Diamond Sponsors: Belden Inc., Bell, Cadillac Fairview, Michael & Deborah Boychuk Foundation, Canso Investment Counsel Ltd., Claret Asset Management, Deakin Realty, Deloitte, DLC Seasonal Solutions, Ernst & Young, Marie & Bobby Filippelli Foundation, FlightHub, Pension Planning Centre, RBC Global Asset Management PH&N Institutional, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Sun Life, SLC Management, TD Canada Trust, WCPD Foundation. 

Raffle Partner: The Air Canada Foundation donated 2 return economy class tickets as the first prize for the raffle.

ABOUT THE WEST ISLAND CANCER WELLNESS CENTRE
The West Island Cancer Wellness Centre (WICWC) is a registered charity dedicated to offering compassionate care and support to anyone experiencing cancer – either having it themselves or supporting someone with cancer. The Centre exists in response to the demand for a whole-person, integrated approach to wellness that addresses the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of people living with cancer.  The programs complement traditional medical practices and, thanks to the Centre’s fundraising efforts and generous donors, are free to anyone living with cancer and their caregivers. For more information, visit.

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