Date: August 13, 2018
Author: Golf NSW

Cromer digs deep to support local charity

Cromer Golf Club has dug deep to raise an impressive $38,392 for two northern beaches support groups at the club’s annual charity day.

Stewart House and The Burdekin Association were the recipients of the club’s generosity this year. Both organisations offer support programs for young people impacted by societal problems including physical and mental abuse, homelessness and family breakdown.
 
Cromer Golf Club Vice President Mr David Gilmour presented cheques to the charities during a small ceremony at Stewart House.  At the gathering, he acknowledged the support of Cromer Golf Club members, visitors and sponsors in raising much needed money for these respected charities,.

“Cromer Golf Club and our members are proud to support these two charities making a difference.

“We are a close knit club with strong links to the community, and this effort demonstrates our commitment to helping those in need,” Mr Gilmour said.
 
Burdekin Association CEO Mrs Justene Gordon said the generous donation will help deliver benefits like conduct supervised contact visits between family members, weekend youth support sessions, as well as provide devices such as laptop computers for school children, bedding and “set up” shops for multiple clients requiring support as they enter the program”.
 
Mr Graeme Philpotts from Stewart House praised the club for its dedication to reach out and support those in need.

“The students at Stewart House are extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to benefit from the Cromer Golf Club Charity Day.

“The Club delivered an amazing event and presented the golf course in spectacular condition,” Mr Philpotts added.
 
This is the second year Stewart House and The Burdekin Association have been the nominated charities for the Cromer Golf Club Annual Charity event, and follows the $35,637 donated in 2017.
 
Cromer Golf Club has now donated over $950,000 to local charities through Charity Golf events, in addition to supporting many more local not for profit groups through in kind support. 

 

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