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Kevin Karius Easter Seals Celebrity Golf Tournament celebrates 25 years!

July 06, 2016

Media Release

For Immediate Release

July 6, 2016


Kevin Karius Easter Seals Celebrity Golf Tournament celebrates 25 years! 


EDMONTON – Albertans are gearing up for the 25th Annual Kevin Karius Easter Seals Celebrity Golf Classic, presented by Prism Flow Products, on Wednesday, July 6 at the Belvedere Golf and Country Club.  This year, 165 golfers will tee-off at 9:00 a.m. to enjoy a beautiful day of golf in support of Albertans with disabilities and medical conditions.


Honorary Chair Kevin Karius is pleased the tournament has been in the community for more than 23 years. To date, more than a million dollars has been raised through this event and the fundraising continues for people living with a disability. Media and sports celebrities join each team to add some celebrity excitement to the day.


The day concludes at 3:00 p.m. with a prime-rib dinner and live and silent auction.  “This event is celebrating 25 years of supporting Albertans with disabilities,” says Kevin Karius, Sports Anchor for Global Television. “A big thanks to the community for their wonderful support!”


The money raised helps Easter Seals Alberta continue Easter Seals Camp Horizon, which annually helps over 1,200 Albertans have an adventurous summer camp experience. Funds are also used to purchase power wheelchairs, scooters, and lifts, through the Equipment & Support Services Department, and operate the McQueen Residence which is a home for adults living with disabilities.


Event Details – Media Welcome

Who:           Easter Seals Alberta

What:          Kevin Karius Easter Seals Celebrity Golf Classic

Date:           Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Time:           9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:      The Belvedere Golf & Country Club (located south of Sherwood Park on Highway 21, just
 1 Mile south of the intersection of Provincial Highways 14 and 21.)

The Cause:   Helping Albertans with disabilities and medical conditions.


About Easter Seals Alberta

Easter Seals Alberta is a registered charity that has been serving Albertans since 1951. Our mission is to provide services that foster inclusion, independence and recreation for individuals with disabilities and medical conditions. Our vision is Inspiring Potential, Building Community, and Enriching Lives. Easter Seals Alberta also funds disability solutions through financial assistance, summer camp, advocacy, and public and consumer education. For more information, please visit our website



Contact Information:

Darla Zuk                                         

Events Manager                                                 

Easter Seals Alberta                                            

Phone: 780.429.0137, Ext. 308

Cell: 780.267.0707

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