The Wismer Foundation Golf Tournament and Coaching Award Presentation Dinner is the primary fundraiser to support the foundation. This event hosts the presentation of the Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence and the Kids Count-Sports Matter Community Initiative.The tournament is being held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Carlisle Golf and Country Club, located at 523 Carlisle Road, Carlisle.
Please join us for our 14th Annual Wismer Foundation Golf Tournament and Award Presentation Dinner on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Carlisle Golf & Country Club. This value packed event supports the Wismer Foundation, which annually presents the Wismer Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence to an exceptional male and female student-athlete graduating from Nora Frances Henderson High School with a cash scholarship to assist with the continuation of their post-secondary education. As well, the foundation presents the Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence to two active high school coaches, one within Hamilton Wentworth District School Board and one within the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board. The Kids Count, Sports Matter Community Initiaive is also presented at the tournament dinner.
Registration for this Texas-scramble tournament includes golfing with your friends, a shared cart, lunch, and a prime rib buffet dinner! Along with a great goody bag, you will receive a complimentary gift. Details about the day and timing can be found on the golf registration form. Our tournament has been a sell-out in the past. Register early and please invite your friends and family for a fun-filled day. You may obtain a registration form from our website and return it as indicated. The entrance fee is $160. If you register prior to the April 25 early bird deadline, you'll have a chance to win a round of golf for four at a Kaneff Golf Course. Remember to join the prize winning putting contest and take advantage of the complimentary driving range.
If you are interested in sponsoring a hole, your company will be featured on our website sponsor profile with a link connecting to your company, as well as on our sponsorship video, program and a sign on the green. If you wish to donate a gift for the silent auction, please let us know and one of our committee members would be happy to collect the item. If you're not a golfer, tickets for dinner only are available at $50 each and we'd love to have you join us!
If you have any questions or wish more information, please contact one of our committee members. See you Tuesday, May 30th on the green!
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The Wismer Foundation was established to continue the legacy of John Wismer and promote his love of students and athletes. John leaves a legacy of fairness, steadfast consistency, and solid values, demonstrated throughout his life and in his roles as teacher, coach, husband, and father. Those who knew John best admired his integrity, incredible spirit, respect for people, and frankness.Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, John developed a passion for sports from a very early age, and excelled in baseball, football and rugby.
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John Wismer was a dedicated teacher for the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board for thirty-three years.
John's career began in 1956 at Central High School and in 1961, he moved to Barton High School where he became the head of Physical Education. He retired from Barton in 1989 after dedicating over three decades of his life to his schools and his students.
John Wismer spent many years coaching athletics; he coached basketball and then went on to coach football for twenty-two years.
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The Wismer Foundation Golf Tournament and Coaching Award Presentation Dinner is the primary FUNDRAISER to support the foundation. This event hosts the presentation of the Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence. The tournament is being held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Carlisle Golf and Country Club located at 523 Carlisle Road, Carlisle, Ontario.
Nomination deadline for the 14th Annual Wismer Award for High School Coaching Excellence is April 25, 2017. Nominations received after April 25th will be considered for the 2017/18 Award on May 29, 2018