The annual Kenmac Energy Mixed Funspiel, with 22 teams taking part, came to a close Saturday evening with the team skipped by Mark MacDonald and 3rd Katelyn Burgoyne, 2nd Breanne Burgoyne and lead Garth Cudmore getting their names added to the Kenmac plaque.
Teams played one six-end game on Friday evening and two more on Saturday. Off-ice on Friday night, the curlers were served up mussels from MR Seafoods Inc as well as other snack foods. They were then treated to a great evening of music by Just Cuz.
Saturday morning started with freshly-brewed coffee, and muffins supplied by Country Style as well as muffins, sweet loaves, biscuits, cheese and fruit provided by our own members. A selection of pizzas was delivered at lunchtime from Pizza Delight in Cornwall. During the day, some word games were played with prizes donated by Lauren Lenentine, and the daytime curlers. 50/50 tickets were sold, with winners Ray Biagé and Paul Durant taking home some extra cash. At the end of the spiel, curlers were treated to a roast beef dinner with dessert prepared and served by Alan “Hoagie” Carmichael and his staff.
The top seven winning teams were presented with Mel’s Gift Card prizes ranging from $25 to $50 each (four for each team).
Mark MacDonald team
As noted above, the top team of the weekend was the Mark MacDonald team, followed by team Angus Kennedy with 3rd Shelly Christian, 2nd Scott Christian and lead Donna Marie.
Third place went to team Bryan Sutherland with 3rd Etta Reid, 2nd Elaine Hughes and lead Doug Campbell.
Team Karen Currie
Fourth place finishers were team Karen Currie with 3rd Danny Bernard, 2nd Julie Scales (not in picture) and lead, Donna Bernard.
Fifth place team was team Hank Kamphuis with 3rd Paula Ling, 2nd Gerald Dykerman and lead, Pat McInnis.
Team Rob Gallant
6th place went to team Rob Gallant with 3rd Kellie Lynn Younker, 2nd Hans Wicki and lead Chris MacDougall.
7th place went to team Greg Groves with 3rd Jean Sinclair, 2nd Gary O’Sullivan and lead, David O’Hanley.
The organizers then made four presentations of $20 Mel’s gift cards for:
Mark MacDonald, 2nd from left, with a good word for Team Davies
1. Fair Play Award presented to Mark MacDonald who always has a good word to say to all players, those on his own team and those on the opposing team. Well done Mark!
2. Going the Extra Mile Award in volunteering presented to Bryan Sutherland for stepping up to do anything that he saw needed to be done. We appreciated all that he did throughout the weekend.
3. For someone who chose to spend her birthday at the Cornwall Curling Club- Happy Birthday Linda Matthews!
George Younker, oldest player
4. The award for the oldest player (but by no means the least energetic player) went to George Younker. Rock on George!
We are very lucky to have Kenmac Energy as our sponsor for this annual event. Their generosity is very much appreciated by all who participate! And we encourage all Cornwall Curling Club members to consider Kenmac for all their home heating needs, as well as Mel’s, Country Style and Thai Express for their gas and snacking.
Big thanks to many of our members for the help with lots of tasks such as taking registration, announcing, scorekeeping, selling tickets, providing/prepping food, kitchen duty, setting/cleaning up etc. Also thanks to Bev our club manager, Lance the “Ice Man” along with Danny and Brent for doing an amazing job keeping our ice in great shape! And a huge thanks as well to Ray, our custodian and our bartenders for the weekend, Kelley and Al. All these things help make the Kenmac Energy Mix Funspiel a very successful event!
Thanks to everyone!
- Lacey Gallant and Laurie Kelly, Bonspiels and Socials Committee