Another successful Swinging Skirts Golf tournament was held on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at the Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf course. The weather cooperated and gave the 122 enthusiastic golfers a beautiful day. Ladies from around the Thompson-Okanagan participated in the 2-lady team event, with activities on the course to keep everyone busy throughout the day. Refreshments were provided by the Firehall Brewery & Desert Hills winery.
The Women of Oliver for Women Society (WOW) partnered with Investors Group Wealth Management (Michelle Weisheit) and the Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf course to raise $17,000 to help support the following charities: Desert Sun Counselling & Resource Centre, Highway to Healing,
Education Award to Adult Women, Right to Play, Oliver Food Bank, Sun Fun,
South Okanagan Secondary School bursary, Maple Springs summer camp,
Aboriginal Youth Sports, Women & Families in Need
WOW would like to give a special shout out to Indigenous Blooms, TUC Industries, Investors Group Wealth Management (Michelle Weisheit), Bin Boyz, ACR Services, Sun Mountain Store, Sun Ridge Equipment, & OK Office Supplies for their generous monetary donations and to Karen from Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf course for all her hard work leading up to and on the day of the tournament.
This year’s event was sold out three months in advance, so we are looking forward to another great day of golf next year!!