Golf tourney boosts burn fund

On June 2, the Vernon Fire Department will host the R.F. Brett Memorial Golf Tournament

Golfers have a chance to support those impacted by burns.

On June 2, the Vernon Fire Department will host the R.F. Brett Memorial Golf Tournament at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club.

“All proceeds going to support the B.C. Professional Firefighters Association Burn Fund,” said Tanya Laing Gahr, with the City of Vernon.

“The tournament is in memory of Bob Brett, who was influential in developing the BCPFFA Burn Fund.”

The Texas Scramble tournament will have a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and includes dinner and a silent auction as well as three hole-in-one prizes: a Jeep Wrangler and two $10,000 prizes.

The cost for the tournament is $125. To register or for more information, e-mail rfbrettmemorial@gmail.com or visit the downtown Vernon fire hall prior to May 25.