MONTREAL, JUNE 25, 2009- The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) will hold its sixth annual Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament on Monday, June 29 at the Club de Golf St. Raphaël (111 de l’Église) in Île Bizard. Montreal businessman Phil Terriaca is the honourary chairman.
Proceeds from the tournament will go towards the EMSB Scholarship Program, which benefits a number of current students and EMSB graduates, so that they can pursue their post secondary studies in vocational education, CEGEP studies or undergraduate studies. Mr. Terriaca is president of TLC Global Impression.
Besides 18 holes of golf (shotgun start, Vegas style), there will be a brunch, cocktails, dinner, proficiency prizes and a raffle. A car from Civic Honda in Dollard des Ormeaux will be up for grabs for the first golfer to manage a hole-in-one at Hole Number 18.
Profiency prizes will be for the best foursome, best school foursome, most honest, the longest drive (male and female) and closest to the pin (male and female). Raffle items will include Montreal Impact tickets, a signed jersey and a signed soccer ball; Montreal Alouettes tickets; a six month membership at the Leonardo Da Vinci Sports Centre in St. Léonard; an IMAC and Dell Mini Laptop; a weekend in Mont Tremblant; a fur lined coat; and jewelery.
The organizing committee for the tournament is chaired by Mario Tirelli, the EMSB’s deputy director general.
About Phil Terriaca
Phil Terriaca is no stranger to the EMSB, having graduated from the former St. Pius X High School in 1980. He attended Vanier College and then Concordia University, where he studied Business from 1982 to 1984. An entrepreneur, Mr. Terriaca founded TLC Global Impression in 2000. Providing lettershop services such as the production and distribution of marketing materials, his client base includes Michelin Canada , Concordia University, The Gazette and Cirque du Soleil. Mr. Terriaca also co-owns Mattpak, a print shop which specializes in commercial printing and reliable contract packaging. Both booming businesses, their combined sales revenues reached over $10 million last year. In addition, he owns Avalanche Bistro, a restaurant located in Mont Tremblant.
The father of Matthew, 21 and Francesco, 19, Mr. Terriaca has been active in his community for over 15 years, beginning with coaching his sons’ soccer teams. He has easily found a way to merge his community and business lives. Over the years he has printed and distributed hockey booklets used for promotional and fundraising activities for the Pointe Claire Hockey Associaton, information pamphlets for urology patients, The Canadian Journal of Urology and Accenti, a magazine for second generation ethnic Italians.
Mr. Terriaca strongly believes that education is the key to the future. Thrilled to be designated the role of honourary chairman of the Golf Tournament, he states, “All children deserve the best education possible, and this golf tournament will provide children with scholarships to do so.”
Angela Mancini is the chairman of the EMSB. Dominic Spiridigliozzi is chairman of the Provisional EMSB Foundation.