2019 Tuukka Cup Raises $14394

2019 Tuukka Cup

The final Tuukka Cup donation was tallied this week – Contributed Photo

The 2019 Tuukka Cup raised $14,384.06 for Ronny’s Charities: ChildCan, Children’s Wish, and Ronald McDonald House.

Blenheim Chev helped with a test drive fundraiser.

Champions for each division were:

  • Novice Champions – Blenheim Bruins
  • Atom Champions – Platinum Hockey
  • Peewee Champions – Ronny’s Recruits
  • Bantam Champions – BarDowners
  • Midget Champions – Benchwarmers
  • Adult Champions – Goats

The Tuukka Cup is held each year in honour of Ronny ‘Tuukka’ Betterley, a local hockey enthusiast who passed away last year after a battle with DIPG at the age of 7.

Last year, the first annual Tuukka Cup raised $10,327.23.

Pictured Above: Left to right (Darrin Charbonneau – Blenheim Chev, Tony Rizzuto – Blenheim Chev, Anita Betterley – Ronny’s (a.k.a. “Tuukka”) mother, Mike Boersma (Tournament Director, Ronny’s cousin). Absent from photo were Jeff Betterley (Ronny’s father) and Sydney Boersma (Tournament Director, Ronny’s cousin).

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