Golfers Chip in for Good Cause

Pink on the Green committee members Renae Pitargue, Jenny Garner, Geoff Smith from Border Trust and Melinda McDonald.

The Pink on the Green three-day women’s charity golf event has raised more than $12,000 for the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund.

Albury’s Melinda McDonald was the overall winner and paid tribute to the fundraising aspect of the event.

Melinda McDonald, overall winner.

“We all know the great work the Border Cancer Centre is doing, and they’re local,” Melinda said.

“We’re all winners here today.”

Fun is a focus of the charity golf event.

Geoff Smith, Secretary of the Trust Fund board was happy to accept the interim cheque, with more money still be tallied up from the sale of event merchandise.

“A huge thank you to the golf clubs and everyone who organised this event,” Geoff said.

“We’re delighted and humbled that you see us as a beneficiary of money raised from this event.”