Giaconda Maida tees off at this month’s Rotary golf tournament. She’s the club’s president-elect.

Giaconda Maida tees off at this month’s Rotary golf tournament. She’s the club’s president-elect.

Rotary golf tourney tops $15,000

This month’s Nelson Rotary golf tournament raised over $15,000 — the majority from hole sponsorships by local businesses.

This month’s Nelson Rotary golf tournament raised over $15,000 — the majority from hole sponsorships by local businesses.

“It was just unbelievable,” says tournament chair John Ferguson. “It’s one of the major fundraisers for Rotary.”

The money will all be reinvested locally, most in the new wharf at Lakeside Park, and some on scholarships.

In all 96 golfers took part, and Howie Grant’s foursome had the best score.