If you’re a direct descendant of the Mentis family, you’re bread from athletes. Here is the story of John Mentis, chronicling his sports career in Quebec, playing junior and senior hockey, and semi-pro baseball. Article originally posted on Saltwire (February 24, 2020) For those of us who enjoy sports history, it’s amazing how many fine … More John Mentis: Homegrown Hockey & Baseball Star
The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members. – Coretta Scott King Last month, Zoey Totten-Paris, of Truro, chose the Apex Invitational Golf Association as her charity of choice as part of Truro’s 100 Kids Who Care. Source: 100 Kids Who Care (Facebook) On February 19th, Zoey … More Apex Is Recognized By A Kid Who Cares!
Did you know that, historically, Blacks were not allowed to play golf at the Truro Golf Club? Their exposure to the course was limited to the time they spent caddying for the White members. Still, many of these golfers grew up with the course in their backyard and made a point to teach themselves how … More The Rise Of Truro’s Black Golfers
What do you get when you combine golf, family, friends, sunshine and laughter? You get the 46th Annual Apex Golf Tournament weekend! This year was another one for the books – and this time, a new generation has taken off with the trophy. The tournament kicked off on Friday without a hitch. It was a … More Apex Recap 2019
Apex Year 45 = SUCCESS! That’s the consensus as much today as it was when the tournament officially wrapped back in August. The weekend kicked off as it has for the past couple of years, with the Golfer Meet & Greet at the T.A.A.C Grounds Thursday evening. Folks gathered for few hours of laughs and … More Apex Recap 2018
T-shirts commemorating the 45th year of the Apex Invitational Golf Tournament will be sold during the Tournament weekend for $15 each. All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Community funds. We don’t have many shirts on hand and would like to gauge interest before ordering more. If you’re interested in ordering/purchasing a t-shirt, please contact … More 45th Annual Apex Invitational Golf Tournament T-Shirts
And so we conclude another year of golf, laughter, dance and song! This year’s Apex took place over Natal Day weekend and it was another one for the books. The tournament brought out 114 golfers and hundreds more who crowded the legion dance floor, the Best Western dance floor, the Engine Room dance floor and … More Apex Recap 2017
We are now accepting applications to the Apex Golf Association Community Fund. Any questions, please contact Jude Clyke, Wayne Talbot, Shelley Borden or Jo-Anne Jarvis-Jordan. Application for Funding Requests
Each year, APEX honours a community member who has achieved success in the fields of athletics, education, community engagement, volunteerism and/or other worthy accomplishments. At our awards banquet last year, we announced our intentions to add an additional award at the provincial/national level. We are now asking for the community’s help to put forward the names … More Call for Nominees!