Another successfel Michael J Fox Golf and Gala! Not the usual blue skies and perfect temperatures we experience most years but still a terrific time with friends, great food..., and lots of fun! Celebrities such as Global TV personalities Squire barnes, Yvonne Schalle, Jay Durant, actor Jackson Davies and of course, Michael J. Fox, were in attendance to help us celebrate. Michael gave an unforgetable performance on guitar with his former band mate, Andy hill, and other guest musicians and... more
MJF Golf Photo Gallery
What an amazing Golf Tournament. Blue skies, perfect temperatures, time with friends, comfortable exercise, great food … and lots of fun! The beautiful Riverway Golf Course again provided a wonderful setting for an exceptional day of golf and the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown serving as a superb venue for an evening of celebration. Celebrities such as Global TV personalities Squire Barnes,Yvonne Schalle, Shanel Pratap, and actor Jackson Davies and of course – Michael J. Fox, were in... more
Year after year, the Michael J. Fox Golf Tournament raises tens of thousands of dollars for the Burnaby arts community – and it all started as a humble fundraiser.
Fifteen years ago, Gary Morrey, chair of the board of directors of for the Michael J. Fox Theatre Society, and Chad Turpin, deputy city manager at the City of Burnaby, came up with the idea to host a charity golf tournament to raise funds for the theatre, located at Burnaby South secondary. The tournament and gala dinner... more
September 13th was the date for the 14th Annual Michael J. Fox Theatre Golf Tournament and Gala. The theme this year revolved around the Theatre's 20th Anniversary - many special guests enjoyed another great day of golf at Burnaby's Riverway course - then off to the Hilton vancouver Metrotown for an incredible reception, dinner, auctions and entertainment. Over $60,000 was raised towards scholarships for Burnaby students studying in the arts, and improvements and additions to the Theatre... more
Start spreading the news: The Michael J. Fox Golf Tournament was another rousing success on June 1. More than $65,000 was raised for upgrades to the South Burnaby theatre and for Michael J. Fox Theatre scholarships for Burnaby students pursuing study at a post-secondary institution in an arts or arts-related area. In the 13 years the golf tournament has taken place, $675,000 has been raised. With a full roster of 144 golfers and 340 people for the dinner at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown,... more
Michael J. Fox turned 50 on June 9, but that didn't stop all his friends and family from wishing him a happy birthday at the 12th annual Michael J. Fox Golf Tournament. Fox was in town for the tourney that raises funds for the South Burnaby theatre that bears his name, and he was joined by good friend Cam Neely, president of the Boston Bruins, for nine holes at the Riverway Golf Course. The event raised approximately $50,000 for the theatre, meaning that in 12 years, almost $600,000 has been... more
Here are some great pictures from the 2010 Michael J. Fox Theatre Golf Tournament and Gala. Larry Wright of the Burnaby Now shot over 400 frames on this fine occasion - thanks, Larry! - this small sample shows lots of people having a super good time. Much golf was played, Michael and Phyllis were honored with the naming of Bill Fox Way, the Gala atmosphere was extraordinary, with Michael receiving the keys to the city. We all look forward to your participation next year!