Golf outing benefits Salvation Army programs – Entertainment & Life – Hillsdale.net – Hillsdale, MI

HILLSDALE – Proceeds from the second annual Cutting Edge Home Inspection Golf Outing will provide some comfort to those seeking help from the Hillsdale Salvation Army.

The local company dealing in home inspections in Hillsdale and surrounding counties organized the event to give back to the community. Owner Brian DesJardin and his wife, Missy, started Cutting Edge Home Inspection, LLC. three years ago and approached the Salvation Army with the idea of a golf outing soon afterwards.

“They came to us with the idea soon after we arrived, because they wanted to help the community they have been a part of for a long time,” Cassy Grey said.

The DesJardins presented a check of $2,476 to the Salvation Army recently, after the golf outing was held July 22.

“We would like to say thank you so much to Cutting Edge Inspection, LLC., this community and those involved to make the golf outing a success,” Grey said. “With these donations, we are able to assist families and individuals year round with emergency food, personal hygiene articles, utilities, clothing, household furnishings and free community meals four days a week.”

Grey said the Salvation Army also offers character building programs for youth in K-12, weekly Bible Study, Women’s Ministry, educational classes and free summer camping opportunities for all ages.

“All these programs are made possible thanks to the community’s support,” Grey said.

Missy DesJardin also said the event was made possible by the generosity of many – by the businesses who sponsored holes, donated prizes, White Oaks golf course and the golfers who signed up to play for a cause.

In addition to food donated by Bob Evans, Market House, Hungry Howies and Jeanne Beauregard, there were 22 area businesses who donated prizes and 17 who were hole sponsors.

DesJardin said the amount raised increased $300 from the first year the golf outing was done, with hopes of…

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