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Mike Richards To Host 2012 Charity Golf Tournament

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings
(Kenora, ON) – Los Angeles Kings forward Mike Richards will host the third annual summer “Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament Presented by RBC” at the Kenora Golf and Country Club on Thursday, July 12, with all proceeds benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society and Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation.


“For the past two years we have raised a tremendous amount of money for these two worthy causes and I consider that to be a testament to the support of our sponsors, golfers and volunteers,” said Richards.  

“I would also like to extend my sincere thank you to RBC, the presenting sponsor,” added Richards.

The Mike Richards Charity Golf Tournament consists of:      
        - shotgun start
        - scramble format
        - hole-in-one specials
        - TBA National Hockey League player participation
        - post-golf banquet
        - prizes
        - awards
        - silent and live auctions     

Mike Richards, a native of Kenora, was a 2003 Memorial Cup Champion with the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL, 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist with Team Canada and 2010 Stanley Cup Finalist with the Philadelphia Flyers.  He played minor hockey in the Lake of the Woods Minor Hockey Association before moving on to the Rangers and eventually the NHL.  Mike continues to reside on Lake of the Woods near Kenora during the summer off-season.

Contacts:

John Barr                                                Jill Lipson
(807)548-5039                                       (215)620-9587
john.barr9@sympatico.ca                    jill.lipson@gmail.com     
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