|Tom was the longest standing Nanaimo Foundation Board Member. He was the Past Chairman of the Nanaimo District Hospital Foundation and chaired the Nanaimo United Way Campaign. Tom was the honorary chairman of the St. Paul’s Anglican Church Capital Campaign and chaired the Capital Campaign to build a permanent home for St. John Ambulance in Nanaimo. Mr. Harris was named Nanaimo’s Corporate Citizen of the year in 1993 and in 1994 was awarded the TIME Quality Dealer Award,||followed by the Citizen of the Year for Nanaimo in 2004. In 2005, he was appointed to the Order of St. John and also received the Rotary Centennial Service Award for Professional Excellence. In 2012, Tom received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to recognize his dedicated service to his peers, his community, and to Canada. In 2015, Tom was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Car Dealers Association of BC.|
Funds raised at the Tom Harris Charity Classic will be contributed to the Tom Harris Community Endowment Fund. This special fund is a Legacy Fund created in honour of Tom at the Nanaimo Foundation. All contributions made in tribute to Tom will grow in perpetuity. Grants will be made each year from this fund to support a variety of local charitable causes of special significance to Tom. This legacy for Tom will continue his tradition of giving back and doing great things for many causes and organizations in Nanaimo–now and forever.
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Thank you to our sponsors who have come together to make the Tom Harris Charity Classic Golf Tournament possible. Your support will ensure funds raised at this event will go directly to local needs in our community.
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Join the Tom Harris Charity Classic as a volunteer or an event ambassador. Click on the button below for more information and volunteer opportunities.
Donations to the Tom Harris Charity Classic will be added to the Tom Harris Community Endowment Fund at the Nanaimo Foundation. This special fund has been created in Tom’s honour and will continue to honour his legacy of support to our community.
In honour of Tom Harris and his enduring support to our community, Tom’s family and friends have come together to create the Tom Harris Charity Classic Golf Tournament.
|Founder & Chair
Golf Experience Chairs
Cody Dreger & Garth Johnstone
Nanaimo Foundation Liaison
Courtenay Janjic Ndiaye
Teni Adelanwa & Zaki Mohammed
Master of Ceremonies
Friday, June 21st, 2019
Nanaimo Golf Club
2800 Highland Boulevard
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Team of Four
Dinner & Evening
10:00 am – 11:00 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Announcements – Tony Harris
Tee-Off (shotgun start)
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Dinner, Live Auction
Fireworks, Evening Festivities
- Complimentary Practice Facilities
- BBQ Lunch Buffet
- 18 Holes
- Cocktail Party
- Dinner & Live Auction
- Golf cart
- Tee gift & Commemorative Momentos
- Four Longest Drive Prizes
- Four Closest To The Pin Prizes
- Four Hole In One Chances To Win One Of Four Cars!
- Special Entertainment
- Good Times!
Tom Harris Community Foundation
2525 Bowen Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 3L2
Cheque donations can be made out to The Tom Harris Fund and mailed to the above address