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Charity's golf tourney a great SUCCESS

By Lorraine Graves

Published 3:48 PDT, Fri August 23, 2019

After a night of rain, the day dawned dry and warm on Aug. 22 for the 14th annual Centered Developments S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation Charity Golf Tournament at Richmond’s Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club.

After a night of rain, the day dawned dry and warm on Aug. 22 for the 14th annual Centered Developments S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation Charity Golf Tournament at Richmond’s Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club.

A sold-out event saw an afternoon of golf and an evening gala buffet that raised $127,000.

One of our largest charitable foundation, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. offers help to immigrants with socialization, language, job hunting skills, house-hunting and a host of other things that are hard to track down when you are new to a city and a country.

Focusing on more than the Chinese immigrant community, the society helps all comers regardless of their country of origin.

“The funds raised support S.U.C.C.E.S.S. programs and services such as early childhood education, youth leadership, crisis help lines and seniors housing,” says CEO Queenie Choo.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has 20 centres from Fort St. John to Richmond, and throughout Metro Vancouver including the Tri-Cities, Surrey and Burnaby, often with multiple centres in each municipality. Being pro-active, the society also offers services to those planning to come to Canada through their Asian offices. That allows for preplanning that offers a softer landing in a new country and culture.

Everyone involved in the golf tournament’s planning expressed their gratitude to both the participants and the many sponsors who made this event possible.

“We are so thankful to everyone for contributing to another outstanding golf tournament. It is a privilege to have the continued trust and patronage of so many in the community,” say Linda Wong and Brandon Hui, co-chairs of the event.

“We are truly grateful to all the participants, sponsors and donors who come together to support S.U.C.C.E.S.S.”

With so many giving so much, Choo knows the money will help so many.

“The golf tournament is an important part of our annual fundraising effort,” she says.

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