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News   September 28, 2012   by CARS Magazine

Jubilee Medal Presentations at 2012 West Coast Classic Golf Tournament

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada presented two more Diamond Jubilee Medals at the West Coast Classic Golf Tournament, held on September 10that the prestigious Vancouver Golf & Country Club in Coquitlam, BC just outside...


The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada presented two more Diamond Jubilee Medals at the West Coast Classic Golf Tournament, held on September 10that the prestigious Vancouver Golf & Country Club in Coquitlam, BC just outside Vancouver.

Stan Kingshott, owner and founder of Carpak Distributors as well as co-founder of the West Coast Classic golf tournament and Ed Coates of Lordco Parts Ltd. were each presented with their Jubilee Medals during the tournament. The Diamond Jubilee medals were produced by the Government of Canada in honour of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years of reign as Queen of Canada and are awarded to indvidiuals deserving of recognition for their leadership in their industry and community involvement.

“Presenting these two individuals with their Diamond Jubilee medals in front of their peers was a great honour. Their dedication to bettering this industry and to making their communities stronger is certainly deserving of this recognition,” stated AIA Chairman of the Board, John MacDonald.

As usual, the annual golf tournament provided members the opportunity to network with peers while having some fun on the green. “I’m proud to say that this year’s event was another great success,” said the Chairman of the tournament Doug Coates. “We oversold again this year with 39 teams participating!”

The tournament succeeded in raising more than $90,000 this year for the following ten charities: the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vancouver, the Canadian Cancer Society (Prostate Unit), the BC Lung Association, the Alzheimer Society of BC, the Whistler/Blackcomb Foundation, High Fives for Kids, the South Fraser Child Development, the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association, the Michael Cuccione Foundation, and the Travis Rutz Trust Fund.


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