Together with Sponsors, Making Great Things Happen


For Immediate Release

Friday, July 22, 2016

Lacombe, Alberta – Alberta-based business JEDCO Energy Services have stepped up to offer their support as the title sponsor of the 9th Annual Gord Bamford Charity Golf Classic. Coming to the table for the past 3 years, the Gord Bamford Foundation is grateful for their ongoing commitment. Waschuk Pipeline Construction Ltd along with ETC Event Styling & Décor are this years’ venue sponsors. A welcome back to Red Deer’s KG Country and CTV Edmonton for their continued support, as they join up once again as the radio and television media sponsors.

For three years now, JEDCO Energy Services has been part of the title sponsorship. “Our support of the Bamford Charity Classic is driven by Gord’s passionate belief in helping others. Once again, we are honoured in assisting Gord through our sponsorship of this event,” says Duane Sokalski, Vice President & Construction Manager, JEDCO Energy Services.

Bamford understands the significance of sponsorship, especially as the Alberta economy faces yet another difficult year. “We know that events like ours are just not possible without strong sponsor support. We enjoy working with all of our sponsors, and are thrilled to see them return year after year,” says Bamford.

The featured charity at this event is the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lacombe & District as The Gord Bamford Charitable Foundation has committed to providing them with $100,000 over the next 5 years to ensure they’ve got a new home location to serve even more youth than before. Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern Alberta and KidSport Alberta will be receiving cheques prior to the gala evening commencing.

The country-casual event begins Wednesday, August 32016 at 5:30pm, at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer, Alberta where 700+ guests will enjoy an evening of country music, fun, and philanthropy prior to a day on the course at the Lacombe Golf and Country Club on Thursday, August 4, 2016. 


About the Gord Bamford Charitable Foundation: As a not for profit organization, The Gord Bamford Foundation is passionate about supporting youth. As a Foundation we provide funds for initiatives that include or involve music, education, health care, sports, and multi-use facilities that benefit youth across Canada.

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Direct Inquiries to:

Trina Rathgeber – Capiche Communications