13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Winnipeg Airports Authority would like to thank all the golfers and generous sponsors who came out to support our 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of the Firefighters Burn Fund. Together, we raised $25,000 to help burn survivors and their families. Since the tournament began in 2003, we’ve donated over $285,000 to the Firefighters Burn Fund.

Congratulations to Nick Vodden, Chris Laing, Aaron Siebert and Rob Bachart who outplayed the competition with a series of exceptional drives, chips and putts on their way to the best team score of the day, on what turned out to be a wonderful day for a round of golf.

The charity golf tournament would not be possible without the kind and generous support from our sponsors, including our Lead Sponsor, CIBC.

We would also like to thank the following businesses:

  • Cart Sponsor: Greyhound
  • Wine Sponsor: Payne Transportation
  • Coffee Break Sponsor: Airport Technologies
  • Contest Sponsor: Pattison
  • Media Sponsor: Winnipeg Free Press
  • Sign Sponsor: LightVisions

Thanks to Air Canada and WestJet for prize sponsorships and the many other contest and prize sponsors for their support.

A special thank you to Beau and Heather from 99.9 BOB FM for emceeing during dinner and driving up bids for the silent auction prizes.

It was a privilege to hear from Steve Haglund share his experience about being a burn survivor. He credits the Firefighters Burn Fund with helping burn survivors through their recovery.

The Firefighters’ Burn Fund is a volunteer organization of firefighters who donate their time and efforts to raising funds to support burn victims and their families, treatment and rehabilitation, fire prevention education and research. For more information, please visit their website


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