HE SHOOTS. HE SCORES! HERE COMES BOBBY ORR!
On Monday, June 25th 2018 Ryan will host his 3rd annual Elly4Kids Golf event at Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club. This year’s tournament will be even better with more contests, prizes and a few special guests, including the legendary Bobby Orr! Several current and past professional hockey players, referees and celebrities will also be on hand to raise money to help Hamilton-area kids.
Golf 2017 raises over $50,000 for Local kids
The majority of the proceeds from the sold out charity event will be used to purchase new playground equipment and re-develop existing playgrounds within the City of Hamilton through Ryan’s Elly4Kids Foundation. Last year’s tournament raised $43,000 with $30,000 going to the city, $2,000 to the AM 900 CHML’s Christmas Tree of Hope, and a further $2,000 to the Christmas Children’s Celebration at Cathy Wever School. Funds from Golf 2017 held in June were used to renovate North Central Park in west Hamilton.
Ryan Ellis of the Nashville Predators poses with the Clarence Campbell (NHL Western Conference Champions) Trophy at his Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 29th.
Ryan Ellis and friends enjoy the new play structures at Andrew Warburton Memorial Park in Central Hamilton
The 1st Annual Ryan Ellis Charity Golf Classic, held on June 27th, 2016, was a resounding success with several current and past professional hockey players attending the charity event. Over $43,000 was raised for Ellis’ Elly4Kids Foundation, $30,000 of which was donated to the City of Hamilton to support its ongoing initiative to upgrade play structures in urban areas, a program to which Ellis is deeply committed.
Thanks to the proceeds generated by last year’s tournament Andrew Warburton Memorial Park in Central Hamilton was outfitted with three new state-of-the art play structures. An additional $2,000 was donated to 900CHML Christmas Tree of Hope, while another $2,000 went to the Christmas Children's Celebration at Cathy Wever School.