Ouje-Bougoumou held its 4th annual golf tournament July 11 at the Chibougamau golf course. The event, organized by the Ouje-Bougoumou Youth Council, promotes health, social, cultural, recreational and economic activities for the youth of all Cree Nations. All the proceeds raised went towards youth projects in Ouje-Bougoumou.
The first place winner Rene Cooncome won a trip for two to Whistler, BC. The second place winner Karen St-Cyr went home with a new computer.
In other competition categories, Shirley Bosum hit the longest drive among women entrants, while Karl Simard won in the male section of the longest drive. Jack Blacksmith won in chipping and the winner of the putting was John Kitchen. An auction for the Children’s Fund was also held in which Albert Diamond from Air Creebec gave a $2,001 donation. The event ended with a speech from Ouje-Bougoumou Chief Louise Wapachee thanking everybody for their participation and donations.