BCGSA Presidents Report Fall 2014

12.11.03-BCGSA.Logo.NEWBy Dean Piller

2014 saw the implementation of the BCGSA offering CEC Program administration for our members and their staff.  In the first year of offering this program a total of 33.5 CEC’s were applied for and approved for seminars and regional meetings.  Presently there are 17 members taking advantage of this service and we continue to work with the WCTA to maximize the opportunities for members of either association to have access to good education and CEC collection. 

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AGA-BC Invited To Speak At Liquor Control Act Change Announcement

13.02.10-AGA-BC1From: Kris Jonasson 
Sent: November 22, 2014 8:38 AM
To: Allied Golf Association Board of Directors
Subject: Press Conference
Importance: High

Hi everyone,

On Monday, the Attorney General The Honourable Suzanne Anton, will be making an announcement on some changes to the liquor control act that will be quite positive to the business operations of both golf courses and ski operations.

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Operation Great Greens

wwgcsa-logoAmerican Lake Veterans Golf Course, located in Lakewood, WA, is the only golf course in America designed and operated for the sole purpose of rehabilitating wounded and disabled veterans. With extremely limited funding, a large group of passionate volunteers care for and maintain the golf course, all for the benefit of veterans and specifically, the wounded warriors receiving care at the American Lake VA hospital.

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Allied Golf Association of British Columbia Supports Destination BC’s New Tourism Strategy

13.02.10-AGA-BC1FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 5, 2014 Vancouver, BC –

The Allied Golf Association (AGA-BC) of BC applauds Destination BC’s new corporate strategy and new tourism marketing plan, announced yesterday. The AGA-BC welcomes this new strategy, which mentions golfers as a specific and key visitor target, and looks forward to working with Destination BC to explore new opportunities and new markets for over 300 golf courses spread across all regions of our province.

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