Posted on: July 11, 2016
For Immediate Release

WFN Hosts 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Westbank First Nation (WFN) is hosting their 5th AnnualCharity Golf Tournament, July 12th, at Two Eagles Golf Course. Celebrities in attendance includeJordin Tootoo, right winger for the Chicago Blackhawks; Byron Dafoe, former Boston Bruinsgoaltender; and WFN Chief & Council. Proceeds from the tournament will go towards enhancingWFN youth programming and assisting more Aboriginal youth in participating in organized sportsand cultural activities.

“Youth continue to be one of WFN's top priorities,” says WFN Councillor Mic Werstuik. “Bysupporting our youth, we believe the foundation of a healthy community is created.”

Traditional and cultural training, a WFN Youth Leadership Council, snowboard team, summer kidscamps, Girl Power groups, tutoring classes, a 2015 Chevrolet 3500 Express Passenger Van for WFNYouth outings, as well as the future planning of an Outdoor Cultural Kitchen next to WFN’s newYouth Centre (opening this Fall), have all been supported in part by donations such as those madethrough the Golf Tournament.

“The tremendous community support we’ve received has led to the success of so many of ouryoung people, and we are grateful,” says Werstuik.

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