AGM wraps up very successful season at the Cornwall Curling Club!

The Cornwall Curling Club held its 2020-2021 Annual General Meeting on Thursday evening, reporting a very successful season, despite the Pandemic and two breaks due to provincially-mandated “Circuit Breakers”

Here are the highlights:

President’s Report

President Chris MacDougall reported that despite the pandemic the Club was “able to meet or exceed our expectations” and had a very successful season, aided by the Board of Directors, League Coordinators, as well as Management and Staff, Volunteers, and Club Members, along with the Club’s excellent communication with the Chief Public Health Office.

Looking ahead he reported that the Club will be hosting the U21 (Pepsi Junior) provincials and the Youth Jamboree next season, and will be re-branded to honour World Champion Lauren Lenentine.

Committees

Finance chair Jennifer Lenentine reported a very profitable season, with a net income of $28,269, well up from the $2,915 realized the previous season, which was abbreviated in mid-March due to the pandemic. $22,500 in COVID funding to cover extra cleaning and sanitizing, facilities adaptations, etc. was a big help. Increased expenditures included a higher electricity bill, due to a season extension, increased salary payments, and a 30% increase in bank charges, mostly from transaction fees due to increased use of contact-free debit and credit card payments in lieu of cash. On the revenue side, bar sales were up almost 36%, while bonspiel entry fees were up 30%, partly because the closing spiels were able to be held this year and were a big success.

Membership and Draws chair Peter Murdoch reported a Membership of 406, up 32% from 309 the previous season. This doesn’t count rentals including the Commercial League, ParaSport PEI, and a regular Sunday evening group. An extra 3 weeks of draw time – over the Christmas holidays and a two-week season extension compensated for time lost due to the Circuit Breakers.

Lacey Gallant once again reported a very successful  Bonspiel and Social season, including a successful new O’Connor Glass U16 spiel with 16 teams from across the Maritimes participating. The Murphy’s Ice Queens women’s bonspiel was cut back a bit this year due to COVID, but went well, as did regular annual spiels including Masters Plus, Mixed Doubles, and the Cornwall Cup stick event. The Kenmac Energy spiel was limited to 64 players, and went well, as did the Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network stick spiel, the Pickard Financial U13 Funspiel, the ClubChampionships, and our hosting of the Provincial Mixed Doubles and Ferguson-Logan Montague Funeral Home Stick championships. While  some events were cut back the annual Red and Blue event was expanded this year with Daytime, Little Rocks, Novice, and Junior events, as well as the evening Independent Grocer grand finale. 

Debbie Rhodenhizer from the Volunteers committee reported that Volunteers for the provincial championships filled quickly for the Mixed Doubles and the record-turnout 24 team Stick. Debbie also reported on Facilities, mentioning the Plexiglas dividers donated and installed by the O’Connors and O’Connor Glass. Lowther’s Refrigeration install a bar area air exchange system, while Brent Irving removed the scoreboard end carpet, and Etta Reid made new hack covers.

On the Development Programs front, the Club had a productive relationship with Recreation and Parasport PEI, and also help two adult clinics as well as successful Little Rock, Novice, and Junior programs including adapting the U16 development league to the Pandemic restrictions. 

Daytime curling went extremely well, with high ice use, as they welcomed many new curlers, including some from Charlottetown, new PEI residents, and “Snowbirds” who normally are somewhere warmer in the winter. Monies were donated to the Christmas food drive and to assist with a junior curler membership. The Daytime Team League had a full 18 teams, with the Kim Dolan rink winning on the last day of the 17-week schedule.

Amanda MacIntosh reported that the Bylaws were reviewed and are now on the Club website. A proposed Bylaw revision will be suggested in the fall, to add the possibility of extension of a Director’s term a maximum of one year “to fulfill a specific requirement of the Board”.

Peter Murdoch reported that his work with the Return to Play Committee was both satisfying and very challenging, but the members co-operated with the required changes, and the season went very well.

Election of new Board Members

With the terms of Peter and Lacey completed, and Landen Warder returning to Ontario to pursue his veterinarian career, the following new Board members were acclaimed:

Shauna McGill, Kristie Rogers, Nelson Dougay, Robbie Doherty, and Bill McGuire.

The Executive officer roles will be chosen later at a Board of Directors meeting 

New Business

Peter talked about a Board proposal to purchase new pre-printed mesh plastic decals to replace the hand-painted houses. Other clubs, such as the Silver Fox and Montague have used them successfully.  Ads would be sold to pay for them and also generate additional revenue for the Club. 

AGM Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned on schedule at 7:35 pm.

Post last modified: May 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Reminder: Annual General Meeting (AGM) is tonight (Thursday, May 27)


This is a reminder that the Cornwall Curling Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held this evening (Thursday, May 27th, 2021) at 6:30 pm, at 29 Cornwall Road, Cornwall PEI. Please note the following:

-The meeting will be held upstairs from the Cornwall Curling Club in the Cornwall Civic Centre Hall. Members are asked to use the building centre door. 
-Members are invited to come 15 minutes early. 
-Members will be required to wear their masks and physically distanced seating will be arranged.
-Any remaining club photos will be out for interested members to take with them. The photos have been in our storage space and so we have scanned them and plan to discard any of them that remain after this year’s AGM.  
 

Club members are encouraged to attend. We will have limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety regulations. 

As per Constitution article 4.4.1, fifteen (15) Adult Members, none of whom shall be Directors, shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Club.

Please note that all social distancing protocols will be followed, masks will be mandatory and Chief Public Health Office-required tracking (sign-in) will be mandatory. There will be NO Social/Bar Service during this event.

If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors or have any questions about a Board of Directors role, please get in touch with our Club President, Chris MacDougall at cmd146@gmail.com

2020 / 2021 Board of Directors

Chris MacDougallPeter MurdochJennifer LenentineAmanda MacIntosh
Lacey GallantDebbie RhodenhizerSharon CampbellDavid Fullerton
Landon WarderShauna McGill (Int.)Kristi Rogers (interim)Vacant

Club Manager: Lori Fitzpatrick

Annual General Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to order 6:30pm
  2. Review & approval of Agenda or additions 6:30pm
  3. Review & approval of minutes or any additions from 2020 AGM 6:35pm
  4. Business arising from previous minutes 6:40pm
  5. Committee Chairs 6:45pm
    1. Finance (Jennifer Lenentine)
    2. Memberships & Draws (Peter Murdoch)
    3. Facilities (Debbie Rhodenhizer)
    4. Bonspiels / Social (Lacey Gallant & Sharon Campbell)
    5. Fundraising (David Fullerton)
    6. Volunteers (Sharon Campbell & Debbie Rhodenhizer)
    7. Development Programs (Landon Warder)
    8. Daytime (Chris MacDougall)
    9. By-Laws (Amanda McIntosh)
    10. Special Committee Return to Play (Peter Murdoch)
    11. President’s Report (Chris MacDougall)
    12. Nominating (Chris MacDougall)
  6. Election of new Board of Director Members 7:15pm
    1. Shauna McGill, Kristi Rogers, Nelson Duguay, Robbie Doherty, and nominations from the floor.
  7. New Business 7:20pm
    1. Bylaw proposal: Article 2 Governance, Section 2.1.6, Board of Directors term length. Description: change to option of extending term to a maximum of one additional year.
    2. Introduction of House decals from Jet Ice and other on-ice advertising
  8. Other Business and open discussion 7:30pm
  9. Adjournment 7:35pm
Post last modified: May 27, 2021 @ 7:49 am

2020-2021 Season Recap

Despite the pandemic, 2020-2021 was another very successful season here at the Cornwall Curling Club with what may be record membership numbers, hosting of the provincial Stick and Mixed Doubles championships, very successful leagues and bonspiels, and Cornwall members doing well in Club, Provincial, Atlantic, and National events!

Here is a month by month recap of some of the highlights (click on the links for the stories):

September:
Member Kathy O’Rourke named to Curling Canada Board of Governors, and joins Team Birt as 5th player https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/09/28/kathy-orourke-named-to-curling-canada-board-of-governors-and-joins-team-birt-as-5th-player/

Team Stevens with former member Lauren Ferguson wins Halifax spiel jr. women’s section, Cornwall’s Schut team picks up a pair of junior men’s wins
https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/09/20/team-stevens-with-lauren-ferguson-wins-halifax-spiel-jr-womens-section-cornwalls-schut-team-picks-up-a-pair-of-junior-mens-wins/

AGM Held: 2019-2020 was a successful and profitable season, despite early termination, with membership on par with previous season. https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/09/11/agm-recap/

Member Lauren Lenentine named as KidSport Ambassador https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/09/11/cornwall-member-lauren-lenentine-named-as-kidsport/

October:

U16 Developmental League off to great start https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/10/31/pepsi-u16-developmental-league-off-to-a-great-start/

Team Zacharias, with Cornwall member Lauren Lenentine, wins Winnipeg cashspiel and berth in 2021 Manitoba Scotties https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/10/25/team-zacharias-with-cornwall-member-lauren-lenentine-wins-winnipeg-cashspiel-and-berth-in-2021-manitoba-scotties/

Cornwall’s Team Schut are repeat Boy’s winners, former member Lauren Ferguson and team are Girl’s Runners-up in Halifax U18 Harvest Spiel https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/10/04/cornwalls-team-schut-are-repeat-boys-winners-lauren-ferguson-team-are-girls-runners-up-in-halifax-u18-harvest-spiel/

November:

Cornwall’s Team Schut and former member Lauren Ferguson among Islanders in the Winner’s Circle at weekend cashspiels in NS. Team Birt is runner-up in Dave Jones spiel https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/01/cornwalls-team-schut-among-islanders-in-the-winners-circle-at-weekend-cashspiels-in-ns/

Cornwall’s Schut and  Birt teams compete in Montague Cashspiel, cancelled part-way through: https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/28/remainder-of-montague-cashspiel-cancelled/

8th Annual Masters Plus bonspiel held: https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/22/new-brunswick-rink-wins-8th-annual-masters-plus-bonspiel-at-cornwall/

Single-entry Murphy’s Pharmacies Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel held https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/24/single-entry-murphys-pharmacies-ice-queens-womens-funspiel-fun-for-both-new-and-experienced-curlers/

Four Cornwall curlers receive 2020 PEI Curling Hall of Fame Bursaries https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/17/four-cornwall-curlers-receive-2020-pei-curling-hall-of-fame-bursaries/

CCC Imports League gets underway https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/16/registration-reminder-for-ccc-imports-league-which-starts-this-friday-evening/

Sophie Blades-skipped team from Lakeshore club in NS, Team Boyle from Fredericton NB win O’Connor Glass Cornwall Classic U16 Spiel https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/15/top-maritime-u16-teams-here-this-weekend-in-oconnor-glass-cornwall-classic-u16-spiel-2/

Team Schut finishes 2nd at NB Junior Cashspiel https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/11/08/team-schut-finishes-2nd-at-tsa-junior-cashspiel/

December:

Cornwall’s Birt, Schut win openers at Island Petroleum Cashspiel in Summerside (event called off partway though due to COVID concerns). https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/12/05/cornwalls-birt-schut-win-openers-at-island-petroleum-cashspiel-and-face-off-on-live-stream-at-1230-pm/

Reigning PEI Champs Jenny and Ed White win Cornwall’s 8th Annual Mixed Doubles Cashspiel https://cornwallcurling.com/2020/12/05/reigning-pei-champs-jenny-and-ed-white-win-cornwalls-8th-annual-mixed-doubles-cashspiel/

January:

Irving/Sanderson rink finishes first in fun and food-filled Kenmac Energy Mixed Funspiel!
https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/25/irving-sanderson-rink-finish-first-in-fun-and-food-filled-kenmac-energy-mixed-funspiel/

Montague’s Power and Kerwin win Desjardins Stick Curling Tournament! https://cornwallcurling.com/?s=Power+and+Kerwin&x=16&y=4

Cornwall’s Team Birt sweeps PEI Scotties! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/30/cornwalls-team-birt-sweeps-pei-scotties/

Cornwall’s Shirley Berry makes big comeback in deciding game vs. clubmate Sandy Hope to win PEI Masters Women’s title
https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/25/cornwalls-shirley-berry-makes-big-comeback-in-deciding-game-vs-clubmate-sandy-hope-to-win-pei-masters-womens-title/

Cornwall’s Bill Hope wins Men’s Masters title https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/25/cornwalls-bill-hope-wins-mens-masters-title-sandy-hope-forces-2-pm-womens-deciding-game-vs-berry/

MacFadyen siblings win PEI Mixed Doubles Curling Championship here at Cornwall
https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/17/macfadyen-siblings-win-pei-mixed-doubles-curling-championship-here-at-cornwall/

ParaSport and Recreation PEI hold FREE “Come Try Para-Curling” event
https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/20/parasport-and-recreation-pei-holding-free-come-try-para-curling-event-here-on-jan-30/

Cornwall’s Mitchell Schut rink wins PEI U18 Boys Ch’ship, Snow rink is the Boys Finalist team
https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/10/cornwalls-mitchell-schut-rink-wins-pei-u18-boys-chship-snow-rink-are-the-boys-finalist-team/

Cornwall’s Rachel MacLean team wins U18 Girls title https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/10/cornwalls-rachel-maclean-team-wins-u18-girls-title-team-snow-wins-c-final-in-boys-event/

2nd annual Cornwall Cup Stick Tourney a huge success! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/01/10/2nd-annual-cornwall-cup-stick-tourney-a-huge-success/

February:

Cornwall member Lauren Lenentine named Lieutenant-Governor’s Award winner as P.E.I.’s top all-around athlete (Guardian) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/25/cornwall-member-lauren-lenentine-named-lieutenant-governors-award-winner-as-p-e-i-s-top-all-around-athlete-guardian/

Team Zacharias, with Cornwall member Lauren Lenentine, gets Scotties Wildcard Berth (Pembina Valley Online) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/02/team-zacharias-with-cornwall-member-lauren-lenentine-gets-scotties-wildcard-berth-pembina-valley-online/

Cornwall rinks skipped by Shaw, Schut win P.E.I. junior curling ch’ships (Journal) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/25/cornwall-rinks-skipped-by-shaw-schut-win-p-e-i-junior-curling-chships-journal/

S’Side natives and Cornwall Curling Club members O’Rourke and Birt enjoying playing together for the first time in their careers (Guardian) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/03/sside-natives-and-cornwall-curling-club-members-orourke-and-birt-enjoying-playing-together-for-the-first-time-in-their-careers-guardian/

Gorveatt, Cornwall’s Dolan rinks go undefeated to win P.E.I. senior curling ch’ships https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/24/gorveatt-cornwalls-dolan-rinks-go-undefeated-to-win-p-e-i-senior-curling-chships-guardian/

Very successful U13 CIBC Wood Gundy Pickard Financial Group Funspiel held! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/15/very-successful-u13-cibc-wood-gundy-pickard-financial-group-funspiel-held/

Cornwall’s Schut and Pineau win Silver Fox Doubles Spiel https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/13/cornwalls-schut-and-pineau-win-silver-fox-doubles-spiel/

Record field for PEI Stick Ch’ships, starting Tues. here at the Cornwall Curling Club https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/07/record-field-for-pei-stick-chships-starting-tues-feb-9-here-at-the-cornwall-curling-club-2/

Sweet/Matheson duo win Ferguson-Logan Montague Funeral Home PEI Stick Ch’ships Open Div., Cornwall’s Clarke/Stavert go undefeated for another PEI Stick Women’s Div. title https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/11/sweet-matheson-due-win-ferguson-logan-montague-funeral-home-open-div-cornwalls-clarke-stavert-go-undefeated-for-another-womens-div-title/

Rare six-ender scored here at PEI Stick Ch’ships https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/09/rare-six-ender-scored-here-at-pei-stick-chships-this-afternoon/

Cornwall Member Lauren Lenentine and Reigning World Junior Champs earn their 1st Scotties win (Curling Canada) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/22/cornwall-member-lauren-lenentine-and-reigning-world-junior-champs-earn-their-1st-scotties-win-curling-canada/

Cornwall’s Birt rink drops must-win game vs. BC, will not qualify for the playoffs at the Scotties (Guardian) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/26/cornwalls-birt-rink-drops-must-win-game-vs-bc-will-not-qualify-for-the-playoffs-at-the-scotties-guardian/

Cornwall Curling Club and ParaSport and Recreation PEI partner to hold successful Curling Day in Canada Mini-Spiel! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/02/28/conwall-curling-club-and-parasport-and-recreation-pei-partner-to-hold-successful-curling-day-in-canada-mini-spiel/

March:

Double victory on final day helps Team Dalton win Cornwall U16 Development League https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/03/28/double-victory-on-final-day-helps-team-dalton-win-cornwall-u16-development-league/

Dowling-Shaw and Doherty rinks win our Club Championships in exciting come-from behind final games! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/03/22/dowling-shaw-and-doherty-rinks-win-our-club-championships-in-exciting-come-from-behind-final-games/

Exciting Hit, Draw, Tap Skills Competition held Sunday for Cornwall Little Rock and Novice curlers! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/03/21/exciting-hit-draw-tap-skills-competition-coming-up-sunday-for-cornwall-little-rock-and-novice-curlers-in-place-of-regular-programming-registration-required-3/

Cornwall Curling Club to be “rebranded” in honour of World Champion Lauren Lenentine! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/03/19/cornwall-curling-club-to-be-rebranded-in-honour-of-world-champion-lauren-lenentine/

“She’s Got it All:” Cornwall’s Lauren Lenentine featured on Sport PEI’s International Women’s Day poster https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/03/08/shes-got-it-all-cornwalls-lauren-lenentine-featured-on-sport-peis-international-womens-day-poster/

Cornwall Curling Club member Adam Casey and Team Manitoba off to hot start at Tim Hortons Brier (Curling Canada) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/03/07/cornwall-curling-club-member-adam-casey-and-team-manitoba-off-to-hot-start-at-tim-hortons-brier-curling-canada/

April:

Former Cornwall Jr. Coordinator Marilyn Sutherland worked hard to advance all aspects of curling, especially coaching (Saltwire) https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/26/former-cornwall-jr-coordinator-marilyn-sutherland-worked-hard-to-advance-all-aspects-of-curling-especially-coaching-saltwire-april-26-2021/

Kim Dolan and Sandy Hope rinks win Wally’s Pharmasave Wednesday Daytime League Divisions for 2020-2021 season https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/20/kim-dolan-and-sandy-hope-rinks-win-wallys-pharmasave-wednesday-daytime-league-divisons-for-2020-2021-season/

Curling season ends with a skate on the ice by Little Rocker and Novice Curlers! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/18/curling-season-ends-with-a-skate-on-the-ice-by-little-rocker-and-novice-curlers/

Red once again King at Good’s Your Independent Grocer Red vs Blue competition! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/18/red-once-again-king-at-goods-your-independent-grocer-red-vs-blue-event/

World Jr. Champ Lauren Lenentine, and Team Birt’s Michelle McQuaid – inspiring our Little Rockers and Novice curlers! https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/12/world-jr-champ-lauren-lenentine-and-team-birts-michelle-mcquaid-inspiring-our-little-rockers-and-novice-curlers/

Bill Hope and Robbie Doherty rinks win Upstreet Craft Brewing Tues. Competitive League Divisions https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/09/bill-hope-and-robbie-doherty-rinks-win-upstreet-craft-brewing-tues-competitive-league-divisions/

Amanda Power and Robbie Doherty win Sam’s Doubles League Round Two https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/04/08/amanda-power-and-robbie-doherty-win-sams-doubles-league-round-two/

May:

Kathy O’Rourke to coach Team Birt next season https://cornwallcurling.com/2021/05/02/kathy-orourke-to-coach-team-birt-next-season/

 

Post last modified: May 26, 2021 @ 9:32 am

Team Schut on site here at 29 Cornwall Road today (Sat.) until 1 pm for meat pickup

Cornwall’s very own Team Schut has had a very successful fundraiser in partnership with #PEI’s own MacQuarrie’s Meats , and so if you have placed an order ~ head down to the upper level of the Cornwall Civic Centre at 29 Cornwall Road to pick up your order!!
They will be on site until 1 pm!

We are very proud that Team Schut have been selected to represent PEI at the World Juniors Qualifying Event in Saskatchewan in November 2021. ??
This event, as scheduled right now, will be the qualifying event for the 2022 World Juniors!!! ??

This event is not funded by Curl PEI or Curling Canada and as such, they are required to fundraise all costs associated with travelling and staying in Saskatchewan for the week.

With that, Team Schut would like to extend their deepest and heartfelt gratitude to all those who supported them in their fundraising efforts. ?
Along with a thank you to MacQuarrie Meats for partnering with these wonderful young men~ Mitchell, Chase, Cruz, Liam~ and their awesome coach Pat!

Keep on eye on on Team Schut’s social media as they launch more fundraisers in future !

#Community?? #PEI? #Goals? #CurlingClubLife ?

Post last modified: May 22, 2021 @ 11:37 am

Second Notice, Agenda for Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 27


This is a second announcement that the Cornwall Curling Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 (one week from this evening) at 6:30 pm, at  29 Cornwall Road, Cornwall PEI. Please note the following:

-The meeting will be held upstairs from the Cornwall Curling Club in the Cornwall Civic Centre Hall. Members are asked to use the building centre door. 
-Members are invited to come 15 minutes early. 
-Members will be required to wear their masks and physically distanced seating will be arranged.
-Any remaining club photos will be out for interested members to take with them. The photos have been in our storage space and so we have scanned them and plan to discard any of them that remain after this year’s AGM.  
 

Club members are encouraged to attend. We will have limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety regulations. 

As per Constitution article 4.4.1, fifteen (15) Adult Members, none of whom shall be Directors, shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Club.

Please note that all social distancing protocols will be followed, masks will be mandatory and Chief Public Health Office-required tracking (sign-in) will be mandatory. There will be NO Social/Bar Service during this event.

Please stay tuned to our website and social media for further important announcements relating to this event, including more details on the Public Health/COVID-19 Safety protocol.

If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors or have any questions about a Board of Directors role, please get in touch with our Club President, Chris MacDougall at cmd146@gmail.com

2020 / 2021 Board of Directors

Chris MacDougallPeter MurdochJennifer LenentineAmanda MacIntosh
Lacey GallantDebbie RhodenhizerSharon CampbellDavid Fullerton
Landon WarderShauna McGill (Int.)Kristi Rogers (interim)Vacant

Club Manager: Lori Fitzpatrick

Annual General Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to order 6:30pm
  2. Review & approval of Agenda or additions 6:30pm
  3. Review & approval of minutes or any additions from 2020 AGM 6:35pm
  4. Business arising from previous minutes 6:40pm
  5. Committee Chairs 6:45pm
    1. Finance (Jennifer Lenentine)
    2. Memberships & Draws (Peter Murdoch)
    3. Facilities (Debbie Rhodenhizer)
    4. Bonspiels / Social (Lacey Gallant & Sharon Campbell)
    5. Fundraising (David Fullerton)
    6. Volunteers (Sharon Campbell & Debbie Rhodenhizer)
    7. Development Programs (Landon Warder)
    8. Daytime (Chris MacDougall)
    9. By-Laws (Amanda McIntosh)
    10. Special Committee Return to Play (Peter Murdoch)
    11. President’s Report (Chris MacDougall)
    12. Nominating (Chris MacDougall)
  6. Election of new Board of Director Members 7:15pm
    1. Shauna McGill, Kristi Rogers, Nelson Duguay, Robbie Doherty, and nominations from the floor.
  7. New Business 7:20pm
    1. Bylaw proposal: Article 2 Governance, Section 2.1.6, Board of Directors term length. Description: change to option of extending term to a maximum of one additional year.
    2. Introduction of House decals from Jet Ice and other on ice advertising
  8. Other Business and open discussion 7:30pm
  9. Adjournment 7:35pm
Post last modified: May 20, 2021 @ 8:12 pm

Thanks for making our Club the best place to be! Why not put your name forward as a Board Member?

A timely piece in the Globe and Mail, pointed out to us by Curling Canada‘s Danny Lamoureux …
 
ILLUSTRATION BY DREW SHANNON
 
 
The timing of this piece is a perfect reminder of how lucky we are to participate in this awesome sport!! Curling life is imperative to staying active, social, and providing support for our physical and mental health. 
 
As we move onto winding up a very successful 2020-21 season (during a global pandemic!), planning for our annual AGM (to take place on Thursday, May 27th), and begin planning for the 2021-22 season… we give thanks to all the people who contribute to the vitality of our club. 
 
So a genuine and heartfelt thank you to all of those who make our club the best place to be!!
 
Thank you to our Executive and Board of Directors who have lead our club during a tremendously challenging year (rock stars!) , those who have chaired and been a part of committees that are pivotal in our club’s success, those who donate prizes, those who serve coffee, buy cookies, put away furniture , help to teach ‘Learn to Curl’, those who help Junior Curlers, Little Rockers and Novice, who coach ParaSport, who organize acknowledgement of our teams who have had great success, those who provide positive support and a kind ear, those who organize and help with super fun bonspiels and really great tournaments, those advertisers and sponsors who believe in community, those from other clubs who help our club with advise and time, those who write stories and share great news and information, those who clean tirelessly to keep us safe, those who promote Curling, those partners who offer support of recreation in our communities, those who provide insight and history, those in offices so distant from ours who work hard to make and enact policy so we can #keepcurling , those who spend extra time when needed to, those team of people who take care of our ice and equipment, those who serve cocktails and concession, and yes…those who ….as noted in this article…. who create the league draws so we can curl!! #DrawMasterChallenges
 
And thank you to our entire membership~ thank you for showing up and being a sport, of doing your best, of helping new curlers learn this game, of being fun and witty, of supporting our Proshop, bar, and concession, thank you for great conversation and laughs around the tables after a game, thank you for making everyone feel welcomed and appreciated, thank you for ‘giving back’. 
Thank you for great shots, near misses, and broom taps…!!
 
With an upcoming election, and with some seats on our Board of Directors opening up, we ask that you consider putting your name forward to support your Club by serving on the Cornwall Curling Club’s Board of Directors for the 2021-22 season. 
Please contact Club President, Chris MacDougall, at cmd146@gmail.com to indicate your interest, or if you have any questions. 
 
We win…. as a team!! 
 
#CurlingClubLife #Community #PEI#VolunteerToday!
Post last modified: May 19, 2021 @ 12:46 pm

Official announcement of Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 27


This is an announcement that the Cornwall Curling Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 6:30 pm, at the Cornwall Curling Club, 29 Cornwall Road, Cornwall PEI.

Club members are encouraged to attend. We will have limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety regulations. 

As per Constitution article 4.4.1, fifteen (15) Adult Members, none of whom shall be Directors, shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Club.

Please note that all social distancing protocols will be followed, masks will be mandatory and Chief Public Health Office-required tracking (sign-in) will be mandatory. There will be NO Social/Bar Service during this event.

Please stay tuned to our website and social media for further important announcements relating to this event, including more details on the Public Health/COVID-19 Safety protocol.

If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors or have any questions about a Board of Directors role, please get in touch with our Club President, Chris MacDougall at cmd146@gmail.com

Post last modified: May 6, 2021 @ 7:50 pm

Reminder: Friday May 7 deadline for Synergy off-season training program for curlers of all ages, starting May 10

Synergy Fitness & Nutrition, 141 Mount Edward Road Charlottetown, is once again offering an off-season Sport Performance Training Program to Island curlers. All ages are welcome. The folks at Synergy Fitness & Nutrition will work with your level of fitness to ensure your training is fitting your needs.

Participating Curlers will receive:

· 32  sixty-minute Training Sessions

· Training Program designed to improve strength and endurance required for curling

· Training App for at-home workouts

· 2 x Performance Fitness Testing

This 34 Session Package is $300 taxes included.

The program starts May 10. May 10 and 12 will be no-obligation sessions, open to those who would like to try it out before committing (as well as to those who are registered).

The Sport Performance Training Program will run Mondays and Wednesdays (May 10-August 25) starting at 6:30 pm. If you miss a session you will be provided makeup times/dates. If you are unable to attend on Mondays and Wednesdays you can work with the folks at Synergy Fitness & Nutrition to find a schedule that works for you.

This is a great opportunity to work on conditioning in the off-season to prepare to reach your goals next winter.

If you are interested in participating in this program please let Amy Duncan (aduncan@sportpei.pe.ca or 902-368-4208) know by May 7. If you decide to participate you will register with Synergy Fitness & Nutrition directly however, Curl PEI will create a list to ensure they are prepared properly for the number of participants.

To register, contact Synergy at:  (902) 370-5666 or kristophermacphee@gmail.com

Post last modified: May 4, 2021 @ 11:43 am

Curling Canada now accepting applications for 2021 For the Love of Curling scholarships (Curling Canada)

Young curlers with aspirations both on and off the ice can now apply for Curling Canada’s For the Love of Curling scholarship program to help make those dreams come true.

Cornwall member Lauren Ferguson was one of last year’s recipients, while Lauren Lenentine was also a recent recipient.

2020 For the Love of Curling Scholarship recipients

Top row, from left: Catherine Clifford, Gabriel Dyck, Lauren Ferguson, Abby Marks, Jaedon Neuert. Bottom row, from left: Dylan Niepage, Lauren Rajala, Jamie Scott, Taylour Stevens, Nathan Young.

The program will award 11 scholarships, an increase from the usual 10, of $2,500 each to student curling athletes in Canada who best demonstrate athletic and academic prowess, along with community leadership and volunteerism.

Ten players at the 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors were past recipients of the For the Love of Curling Scholarship. From left, Ryan McNeil Lamswood, Desmond Young, PEI’s Lauren Lenentine, Paige Papley, Karlee Burgess, Lindsay Dubue, Kira Brunton, Emily Zacharias, Mackenzie Zacharias, Ryan Jacques. (Photo, Curling Canada/Michael Burns)

“What’s most fulfilling about awarding For the Love of Curling scholarships is seeing how over the years these recipients grow as competitors on the ice and as contributors in our society. It is incredible to see how far the recipients of this scholarship have progressed in their lives,” said Curling Canada Board of Governors Chair and member of the scholarship selection committee Mitch Minken. “We also look forward to seeing what this year’s 11 scholars will accomplish in the future.” 

The selection committee will emphasize athletes who have competed at the provincial/territorial level or higher, who have maintained a good level of academic standing while showing a solid commitment to their community through involvement in leadership volunteer activities. Athletes must be under 24 years old as of Dec. 31, 2021, and have not previously received the scholarship.

Applicants will write a personal essay that reflects on how being a curling athlete, and a member of their curling community has shaped who they are today; and how those experiences, connections and shared values continue to inspire their continued curling journey both on and off the ice. 

Ten scholarships have been funded and awarded to young curlers through Curling Canada’s philanthropic programs and initiatives in previous years. This year, the Governor General’s Curling Club —an honourary society under the patronage of the Governor General of Canada since 1874 — presents an 11th $2,500 scholarship, financially supported by donations from its membership.

“The Governor General’s Curling Club has, as its membership, those who have served our sport with accomplishment and distinction locally, provincially and nationally,” said Governor General’s Curling Club President Mrs. Pat B. Reid. “Just as our efforts have helped our sport grow over an extended time, equally the sport of Curling has profoundly enriched the lives of our members. It is thus our Members’ pleasure and privilege to sponsor a curling scholarship for a young talented, aspiring student-athlete, to support the development of his/her educational and curling goals and to promote the next generation of leadership for our sport.”

A seven-person selection panel will determine the 11 scholarship recipients. The panel includes Minken, Curling Canada CEO Katherine Henderson, previous scholars Karsten Sturmay, Mackenzie Zacharias and Nathan Young, high-performance athlete and owner of Dynasty Curling Colin Hodgson and Olympian and six-time Scotties champion Jill Officer.

This season, 13 previous For the Love of Curling scholarship recipients competed at Calgary in the hub city bubble during the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Tim Hortons Brier and Home Hardware Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship.

The application process runs from May 1 to June 30, 2021. Curling Canada will announce the recipients in August 2021.

For more information, or to apply, visit: www.curling.ca/scholarship2021 

Click to read this story at Curling Canada

Post last modified: May 3, 2021 @ 7:33 pm

Cornwall Curling Club now officially closed for the season!

The Cornwall Curling Club is now officially closed for the season. Please note that our phone service has been “put on hold” for the spring and summer. Keep in touch via our website and social media for info on our AGM and other things!

Post last modified: May 3, 2021 @ 1:23 pm

Team Schut Fundraiser – deadline for orders is Friday May 7

Cornwall’s Team Schut has been selected to represent PEI at the World Juniors Qualifying Event in Saskatchewan in November 2021.  This event, as scheduled right now, will be the qualifying event for the 2022 World Juniors.
 
This event is not funded by Curl PEI or Curling Canada and as such, they are required to fundraise all costs associated with travelling and staying in Saskatchewan for the week.
 
As a fundraiser they are offering for purchase the below items – just in time for barbeque season.  Please read over the form and send an email to mixofsix@gmail.com with your order.  
 
Once the order is confirmed, they will send you the information on how to pay for it via an e-transfer payment. All payments are due at time of ordering. 

The date of pickup is Saturday May 22nd between 10 and 1 at the Cornwall Curling Club parking lot.

Thank you for your support!
 
Team Schut
 
Order form:
Post last modified: May 2, 2021 @ 8:33 pm

Kathy O’Rourke to coach Team Birt next season

Team Birt, reigning PEI Scotties women’s champs,  announced today that Kathy O’Rourke, who was their alternate this past season, is coming on board as their coach for next season. Current coach Mitch O’Shea is stepping back due to other commitments, but the team would like to thank him for all his hard work over the last few years, raising them to a top 10 team in Canada.

Team Birt: front (L-R): Suzanne Birt, Marie Christianson, Meaghan Hughes, Michelle McQuaid
back (L-R): incoming coach Kathy O’Rourke, outgoing coach Mitch O’Shea.
(Curling Canada photo)

O’Rourke is a six-time provincial women’s champion, a national Scotties silver medallist, and a former Canadian Mixed Champion.

Team Birt curls out of the Cornwall and Montague curling clubs.

Post last modified: May 2, 2021 @ 8:22 pm

Reminder: Curling Canada organizing Atlantic Canada Senior Women’s Friendship Tour to the US. Apply by April 30.

A Senior Women’s curling tour to the Eastern US is being organized by Curling Canada and is planned for November 2021. The decision to hold or postpone will be made in June 2021. Anyone who applies and is chosen for the 2021 dates will go if it is postponed to 2022. The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2021.

Background:

Since 1990 groups of women from both countries have travelled to take part in friendly competition. In 2018 a USA group visited Atlantic Canada. In 2021 the plan is to have curlers from the Atlantic provinces visit and play in the Eastern USA.

More:

Curling Canada has accepted an invitation from the US Women’s Curling Association for 16 Canadian senior women (50 years of age and older) to visit the Eastern United States for a 12-day curling tour in November 2021. Understanding it may become necessary to reschedule the tour to 2022 due to pandemic travel restrictions, it has been decided to continue with participant selection and planning at this time.

Currently, the estimated cost of this tour is $4,000 per person. This amount will cover the cost of air travel, ground transportation, hotel accommodations, official uniform and other associated costs. This amount may change due to fluctuations in currency.

Having hosted the last tour of US Women to Canada, female curlers from the four Atlantic provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick are eligible to participate in this Tour. Representation from each of the 4 provinces will be a criterion used in the selection process. Should additional selections be required to fill the team quota following the deadline date for applications (April 30), the Tour Coordinator appointed by Curling Canada reserves the right to fill positions regardless of candidate’s home location.

It is important to note that the curling on this trip will be extensive with an eight-end game being played daily. 

More details:

Number of Participants: 16 (4 from each Atlantic province)

Dates: Monday, November 1st to Friday, November 12th, 2021 (planned)

Travel Arrangements: The tour will depart from and return to Halifax. Each team member will be responsible for their own travel arrangements and costs to/from Halifax.

Travel Insurance: Team members will be responsible for their own travel insurance.

Tour Cost: It is challenging to provide a precise cost of the Tour; however, at this time, it is estimated at $4,000. Included in this projected cost are:
• Airfare (Halifax to Boston and return)
• Land costs while in the US (Coach travel)
• Accommodations (a combination of home hosting and hotel)
• Team Clothing (on-ice uniforms and off-ice clothing)
• Social events (sightseeing and banquets)
• Curling equipment
• Tour pins (2) and Bannerettes; and
• Special gifts.

Tour Itinerary: Eight, 8-end games will be played in various US curling clubs. At this time, clubs in Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York are committed. The schedule will provide free time for a little sightseeing and shopping along the tour. Already the US team has plans for touring Boston and Washington DC.

Team Selection: All applicants (minimum – 50 years of age) must complete the Tour Application to outline their involvement and contribution to curling, confirm they are an active curler at a Curling Canada affiliated curling club and agree to pay all costs involved with being a participant on the tour.

Contact:
Kathy Siddall
Tour Coordinator
902-300-9915
siddallkathy@gmail.com

Submit application by:  Email: kryan@curling.ca, Fax: (613-834-0716) or mail to Tour Application, Curling Canada, 1660 Vimont Court, Orleans, Ontario, K4A 4J4.

Click link to download Application Form (Word format): Application Form – 2021 Sr. Women’s Friendship Tour to the USA

Post last modified: Apr 28, 2021 @ 12:45 pm

Synergy once again offering off-season training program for curlers of all ages, starting May 10

Synergy Fitness & Nutrition, 141 Mount Edward Road Charlottetown, is once again offering an off-season Sport Performance Training Program to Island curlers. All ages are welcome. The folks at Synergy Fitness & Nutrition will work with your level of fitness to ensure your training is fitting your needs.

Participating Curlers will receive:

· 32  sixty-minute Training Sessions

· Training Program designed to improve strength and endurance required for curling

· Training App for at-home workouts

· 2 x Performance Fitness Testing

This 34 Session Package is $300 taxes included.

The program starts May 10. May 10 and 12 will be no-obligation sessions, open to those who would like to try it out before committing (as well as to those who are registered).

The Sport Performance Training Program will run Mondays and Wednesdays (May 10-August 25) starting at 6:30 pm. If you miss a session you will be provided makeup times/dates. If you are unable to attend on Mondays and Wednesdays you can work with the folks at Synergy Fitness & Nutrition to find a schedule that works for you.

This is a great opportunity to work on conditioning in the off-season to prepare to reach your goals next winter.

If you are interested in participating in this program please let Amy Duncan (aduncan@sportpei.pe.ca or 902-368-4208) know by May 7. If you decide to participate you will register with Synergy Fitness & Nutrition directly however, Curl PEI will create a list to ensure they are prepared properly for the number of participants.

To register, contact Synergy at:  (902) 370-5666 or kristophermacphee@gmail.com

Post last modified: Apr 28, 2021 @ 12:06 pm

Rocks & Rings Ignites a Passion for Curling (Egg Farmers Rocks & Rings)

Most athletes can pinpoint a time when they fell in love with their craft. When something about a sport connected with them on a level that started growing their love for it. The day they committed to pursuing their passion and never looking back.

The Ella Lenentine rink out of the Cornwall Curling Club, winners of the 2020 PEI Under 13 Provincial Curling Championships at the Montague Curling Club. From left are Curl PEI president Sandy Matheson, lead Kacey Gauthier, second Makiya Noonan, third Mollie Shaw, skip Ella Lenentine and coach Robbie Lenentine.

For Makiya Noonan, that day was the first day she walked into her school gym in North Gower, Ontario, to find Rocks & Rings on the schedule.

“I was young, so I don’t remember it clearly, but I do remember kneeling down and pushing the rocks towards the mats, trying to get them in the middle, and how much fun it was when you got it.”

That afternoon, Makiya came home from school and told her parents that she wanted to try curling.

“I called around and found a curling club in the next town over, the Richmond Curling Club,” said Kristin, Makiya’s mom, who added “Curling was not on our radar. I didn’t curl, my husband didn’t curl. We’re a sporty family and play many sports, but curling was not one of them. So I told them, ‘I have a 7-year-old who wants to curl. What do I do?’” Sadly, the Little Rocks program at Richmond Curling Club started with kids age 9 and up. “They said they would take Makiya in the program if their registration didn’t fill up, but we decided to let it be because of the age difference. She was a tiny 7-year-old.”

But Makiya didn’t forget about curling. Two years later, the Rocks & Rings program came back to her school again, and once again she returned home and told her parents she wanted to curl.

“She was 9 by then, so we went back to Richmond and signed her up, and that was it,” said Kristin. “She did their Little Rock program for a couple years and played in bonspiels in the region. She just loved it.”

Later, the Noonan family moved to Summerside, PEI, where Makiya joined the Silver Fox Curling Club, and this year is also curling out of the Cornwall Curling Club. She has enjoyed plenty of success with her new teammates on the island. “We won the Under 13 Provincial Curling Championships in 2019 and 2020,” Makiya said, adding that she also enjoys playing Mixed Doubles. “And we were going to play Under 16 Provincials this year, but they were cancelled.” Makiya says her goals for the future include working hard to earn the right to represent PEI at the Canada Winter Games, and winning the Under 21 Junior Curling Provincials someday.

When asked what it is about curling that she enjoys so much, she credits the culture of the sport. “You really get to bond with people. It’s not an aggressive sport. You get to really know your teammates.” From a parent’s perspective, Kristin also cites etiquette and sportsmanship as a positive aspect of Makiya’s involvement in curling.

Makiya is now joined up with teammates and coaches that have experience with high-performance curling. She hopes that this will help her continue to improve as she works towards her future curling goals and one day inspiring kids to start curling just like she did all those years ago when Rocks & Rings came to North Gower Marlborough Public School.


Click here to learn more about Egg Farmers Rocks & Rings presented by Curling Canada and how you can bring it to your school.

Thanks to our generous sponsors & partners for the major part they play in making all this possible.

Share the Fun on Social Media

We LOVE to see the fun students are having with our Rocks & Rings program. Share your experience on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtag #rocksandrings.

Click to read this story at RocksandRings.com

Post last modified: Apr 27, 2021 @ 9:11 pm

Former Cornwall Jr. Coordinator Marilyn Sutherland worked hard to advance all aspects of curling, especially coaching (Saltwire)

(by Jason Simmonds)

Marilyn Sutherland’s focus and goals never changed.

Sutherland constantly worked towards increasing knowledge and improving different areas of curling on Prince Edward Island.“She was very interested in getting kids into curling and growing the sport,” said former player Gloria Large. “Coaching and administration, she was always involved some way at some level.” 

Marilyn Sutherland's efforts helped grow the sport of curling on P.E.I. She died recently in Charlottetown at the age of 78.Marilyn Sutherland’s efforts helped grow the sport of curling on P.E.I.  Contributed

Sutherland died at the Prince Edward Home in Charlottetown on April 18. She was 78.

George Koke inducted Sutherland into the P.E.I. Curling Hall of Fame in 2013. He described her as an avid sportsperson who loved curling.

“She devoted most of her time in curling as a coach and bringing young people along and was a leader in that area long before coaches became prominent and relevant in the curling world,” said Koke.

Large said Sutherland, a school teacher, had a connection with the young curlers, working with them developing their skills.

She attempted to introduce young people to curling by organizing and co-ordinating curling programs at Queen Charlotte Intermediate School and Colonel Gray High School in Charlottetown. She also co-ordinated the junior program at the Charlottetown Curling Club, Belvedere Golf and Winter Club and the Cornwall Curling Club on various occasions.

“I had a great deal of respect for Marilyn and her volunteering to coach girls’ teams and new beginners,” said longtime curler Doug Cameron of Charlottetown. “Anybody and everybody that wanted to try curling, she was always there and always volunteered to introduce people to the game and help them progress in the game.”

Officiating

As an official, Sutherland officiated at the Canadian junior championships in 1978, 1980, 2000 and 2002; the 1984 Canadian women’s championship; the 1987 and 1996 Canadian mixed championships, and the 1991 Canada Winter Games. 

As an administrator, Sutherland made contributions at the club and provincial levels. She also was a founding member of the P.E.I. Curling Hall of Fame and Museum.

Along with her coaching, officiating and administrative duties, Sutherland also enjoyed the sport as a player and competed in national championships.

Sutherland played third stone on the 1978 provincial women’s championship rink, skipped by Gloria Basha. In 1983, she handled the lead’s responsibilities with the Doug Weeks-skipped P.E.I. mixed champions.

Click to read the full story, by Jason Simmonds, at Saltwire Prince Edward Island

Post last modified: Apr 26, 2021 @ 7:13 pm

Team Schut Fundraiser

Cornwall’s Team Schut has been selected to represent PEI at the World Juniors Qualifying Event in Saskatchewan in November 2021.  This event, as scheduled right now, will be the qualifying event for the 2022 World Juniors.
 
This event is not funded by Curl PEI or Curling Canada and as such, they are required to fundraise all costs associated with travelling and staying in Saskatchewan for the week.
 
As a fundraiser they are offering for purchase the below items – just in time for barbeque season.  Please read over the form and send an email to mixofsix@gmail.com with your order.  
 
Once the order is confirmed, they will send you the information on how to pay for it via an e-transfer payment. All payments are due at time of ordering. 

The date of pickup is Saturday May 22nd between 10 and 1 at the Cornwall Curling Club parking lot.

Thank you for your support!
 
Team Schut
 
Order form:
Post last modified: Apr 25, 2021 @ 2:51 pm

Monday Evening Single-Entry Mixed Rounds Three and Two winners

The 6:30 pm Monday evening Single Entry Mixed  Round Three draw, sponsored by Your Independent Grocer in Cornwall, owned and operated by GOOD’S, Your Neighbours, wrapped up recently. 

The round three winners are:

Brad Gardiner – Jenna Miller – George Piercey – Lacey Gallant

Congratulations also to the winners of the round two draw, sponsored by Enwave Energy Corp. / PEI Energy Systems:

 
Karen Currie – Rick Neumeyer – Debby Sigsworth – Donna Musto

(Drag to view tables on smartphone screens)

Round Three Team Rosters

Team #SkipMateSecondLead
1Brad GardinerJenna MillerGeorge PierceyLacey Gallant
2Danny KneaboneMike MacDonaldColleen MacDonaldDonna Musto
3Karen CurrieGloria TurnerDon GodfreyChris MacDougall
4Greg GrovesRick NeumeyerSharon CampbellAmanda MacIntosh
5Megan DaviesCarlene PetersStephen ArmsworthyElric MacDonald
6Bryan SutherlandKim NickersonKatelyn BurgoyneLisa Indris
7David FullertonMellisa CreightonItalo MarzariSue Pollard
8Donald WeeksStephanie O’KeefeLee NickersonJennifer Enman

 

Schedule

WkDateIce #1vs.Ice #2vs.Ice #3vs.Ice #4vs.
115 Feb 4-
Groves
7-
Fullerton
6-Sutherland3-
Currie
8-
Weeks
1-
Gardiner
2-
Kneabone
5-
Davies
222 Feb 6-
Sutherland
1-
Gardiner
4-
Groves
5-
Davies
2-
Kneabone
7-
Fullerton
8-
Weeks
3-
Currie
301 Mar 2-
Kneabone
8-
Weeks
7-
Fullerton
1-Gardiner5-
Davies
3-
Currie
4-
Groves
6-
Sutherland
408 Mar 1-
Gardiner
3-
Currie
2-Kneabone4-
Groves
6-
Sutherland
8-
Weeks
5-
Davies
7-
Fullerton
515 Mar 8
-Weeks
4-
Groves
3-
Currie
7-
Fullerton
1-
Gardiner
5-
Davies
6-
Sutherland
2-
Kneabone
622 Mar 3
-Currie
2-
Kneabone
5-
Davies
8-
Weeks
7-
Fullerton
6-Sutherland1-
Gardiner
4-
Groves
729 Mar 5
-Davies
6-
Sutherland
1-
Gardiner
2-Kneabone3-
Currie
4-
Groves
7-
Fullerton
8-
Weeks
Post last modified: Apr 23, 2021 @ 12:52 pm

Club closing at 3 pm today

The Cornwall Curling Club will be closing at 3 pm today (Friday) as the Manager has to attend to some important Club business. If you can’t make it by 3 and there are still lost and found items or pictures that you would like to retrieve, call and leave a message and we can arrange a time next week.

We have lost and found items from both the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons set out and ask curlers to come and collect any items that they have left behind. This includes several brooms, and pants, shoes, etc…

Anything not collected will be donated, added to our rental repertoire, or thrown out.

We also have on-site and on display photographs from many years past … and welcome all members and formers members to come by and have a look at them and take home their most favourite memories. These photos were scanned and saved by the club volunteer Derek MacEwen during the 2019-20 season.

Post last modified: Apr 23, 2021 @ 12:01 pm

Kim Dolan and Sandy Hope rinks win Wally’s Pharmasave Wednesday Daytime League Divisions for 2020-2021 season

The Wally’s Pharmasave Daytime Team League has wrapped up for the season, with the Kim Dolan and Danny Kneabone rinks coming first and second, respectively in the Wally Division, while the Sandy Hope and Lester Callbeck foursomes finished first and second in the Pharmasave Division. These four teams will all receive gift certificates, which they can pick up at the Club from now through Friday April 23rd  between 9:30 am and 5:30 pm. If you can’t stop by, we’ll save them for you and you can retrieve them next season.

We are pleased to report that the league was a huge success again this season, with 9 teams in each division! We would like to thank Paul and Joanne Durant for all the work they have done to organize this league~ and thank all the participants for making it such a wonderful season!

Wally Division

RankTeam1st Half
Win-Loss
2nd Half 
Win-Loss
Total
Win-Loss
1Kim Dolan6-27-113-3
2Danny Kneabone6-26-212-4
3Shirley Berry7-14-411-5
4Peter Murdoch5-36-211-5
5Paul Durant6-24-410-6
6Paul Arsenault6-24-410-6
7Diane MacKay5-33-58-8
8Barry Craswell6-21-77-9
9Joe Gill5-31-76-10

Pharmasave Division

RankTeam1st Half
Win-Loss
2nd Half 
Win-Loss
Total
Win-Loss
1Sandy Hope3-57-110-6
2Lester Callback3-56-29-7
3Kimball Blanchard3-54-47-9
4Paul Field2-64-46-10
5Carol Sweetapple1-75-36-10
6Bryan Sutherland3-53-56-10
7Donald Weeks1-73-54-12
8Busher Stuckey2-62-64-12
9Tom Dunn2-62-64-12

Here are the Team Rosters as posted earlier in the season (subject to change):

Post last modified: Apr 20, 2021 @ 9:25 pm

Former Cornwall and Ch’town coach/instructor Marilyn Sutherland passes away at 78

Cornwall and Charlottetown curling club members are saddened to learn of the passing of Marilyn Sutherland, at the age of 78. Marilyn spent many years coaching and instructing at the Charlottetown and later the Cornwall Curling Club, and introduced many of us to the sport that we love.

Here she is with current and former Cornwall members  (R-L) Tyler MacKenzie, Steve van Ouwerkerk, and Matthew and Ryan Piercey (George’s boys) when she coached the team to a trip to the Nationals in 2003.

Here’s Marilyn’s obituary and her PEI Curling Hall of Fame citation

At the Prince Edward Home on Sunday, April 18, 2021 of Marilyn Ann Sutherland, age 78 years. Family and friends share consolations in Marilyn’s peaceful passing from this life. Marilyn was the daughter of the late Mary and Donald Sutherland, formerly of Priest Pond, Borden-Carleton and Charlottetown. She was predeceased by siblings Ernest and Eileen Sutherland and will be deeply mourned by sisters Christina McMurrer (Edward, deceased), Joan E. Allen (Fred, deceased), Maria Gibson (Gib) and brother Lorne Sutherland (Kathy). Always present to support and celebrate milestones, Marilyn was a cherished aunt and great aunt. Marilyn was a graduate of Notre Dame Convent, St. Dunstan’s University and the University of Prince Edward Island. She enjoyed a full career as a teacher, retiring in 1997. She was a strong advocate of all sports for youth with a passion for lawn bowling and curling. A recipient of the Queens Silver Jubilee Medal, Marilyn was a committed volunteer to both provincial and national committees and boards of these sports. In 2007 Marilyn was awarded the Sport PEI Presidents Award for over 35 years of dedicated service to curling as a coach, course instructor and official. She was inducted in the PEI Curling Hall of Fame in 2013. Most importantly to her she modelled love for the game! Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home where a private family (invitation only) visitation and Liturgy of The Word will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of PEI or KidSport PEI. Online condolences may be shared on Marilyn’s memorial page at

https://belvederefh.com/memorial/marilyn-ann-sutherland-0

The Liturgy of the Word will be live-streamed at the same page on April 22nd, 2021 at 2:00 pm.

Here is Marilyn’s 2013 PEI Curling Hall of Fame induction ceremony citation:

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Photo: Marilyn Sutherland

For more than thirty years, Marilyn Sutherland has been involved and dedicated to the sport of curling – as a player, coach, coordinator, trainer and administrator.

Beginning by taking the first-offered Level 1 Technical Coaching Course in 1975, Marilyn advanced to become a Master Course Conductor. She has been conducting Level 1 and 2 Curling Technical Courses since 1980.

In 1984/85, Marilyn chaired the Junior Development Committee and was instrumental in holding the first Elite Training Camp and Junior Booster Day for young curlers.

1986/87 was the first time that the PEI Ladies Curling Association provided officials at the provincial women’s curling championship final games. Marilyn was an integral part of this endeavour.

Marilyn has always been ready to volunteer her time and energy as an official and a coach.  As an official, Marilyn participated at Canadian Juniors events in 1978, 1980, 2000, and 2002.  She officiated at the Scott Tournament of Hearts held in Charlottetown in 1984, at the Canadian Mixed Championships in Summerside in 1987, and also in 1996 at the Canadian Mixed when it was held in Charlottetown, as well as the Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island in 1991.

As a coach, Marilyn coached the PEI Women’s Teams at the Canada Winter Games in 1983 and 1991, and the PEI Men’s Team at the Canada Winter Games in 1999.   She also coached the PEI Junior Women’s Team at the 1991 Canadian Juniors and the PEI Junior Men’s Champions in 2003, as well as many other teams along the way.

Marilyn organized and coordinated a junior curling program at Queen Charlotte Junior High for four years and for many years at Stonepark Junior High and Colonel Grey High School. At various times, she coordinated the junior program at the Charlottetown Curling Club, the Belvedere Golf and Winter Club and the Cornwall Curling Club. She also coordinated or assisted at countless curling schools held at Island curling clubs and willingly and freely gave advice to countless numbers of junior and adult curlers, teams and individuals who sought her expertise and assistance.

It may be noted that she made a difference in the lives of many juniors during this time and that many of the PEI curlers who have achieved some level of success at the provincial and national levels have benefited from Marilyn’s dedication to curling.

Marilyn also was a keen competitor. In 1983, Marilyn played lead on the winning PEI provincial mixed team skipped by Doug Weeks, with Heather Mabey at third and second Billy Dillon, and in 1978 was a member of the PEI Women’s Championship team, playing third for Gloria Basha, with second Wilma McLure and lead Marion Basha.

In an administrative capacity, Marilyn served with the Ladies Branch of the Charlottetown Curling Club in 1976/77 and 1977/78, as chair of Junior Ladies. In 1985/86, she served as vice-president, and president in 1986/87. Marilyn has been attending PEI Ladies Curling Association and PEI Curling Association (post-amalgamation) meetings regularly since 1983. She also is a founding member of the PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum serving from its inception in 2007 to 2012.

Marilyn has received a number of awards recognizing her volunteer work in sport.  In 2002, Marilyn received the ADL/Sport PEI Volunteer Recognition Certificate, honouring her for her many roles in working with the sports of curling and lawn bowling.

Each year during the Provincial Women’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts the PEI Curling Association recognizes a female curler (or curlers) who have shown great dedication to the sport either on a local, provincial, and/or a national level.  The award’s name honours curling pioneer, Marion Dockendorff.  Marilyn Sutherland was the recipient of this prestigious award in 2004.

She received an honourary life membership from the PEI Curling Association in 2006.  Honourary life members must have given long and outstanding service to the PEI Curling Association and their curling clubs to be elected to life membership.

Marilyn Sutherland was honoured at the Sport PEI Awards Banquet in April, 2007 when she was presented with the President’s Award for outstanding dedication to sport. Marilyn was recognized for her contribution which spanned more than three decades in administration, coaching and officiating, in both lawn bowling and curling.

In May 2010, a special recognition award was given to Marilyn Sutherland at the PEI Curling Association’s annual ADL/Sport PEI Curling Awards.

Marilyn is being recognized by the Hall of Fame and Museum for her longstanding dedication to young people, for teaching the skills and strategy of the game, for coaching, officiating, instructing and coordinating programs and curling clinics and for her generous gift of time as a volunteer.

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Club open Tues-Fri 9:30 am-5:30 pm this week for lost and found and photos retrieval

The Cornwall Curling Club’s hours this week will be from Tuesday, April 20th to Friday April 23rd from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm each day.

We have lost and found items from both the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons set out and ask curlers to come and collect any items that they have left behind. This includes several brooms, and pants, shoes, etc…

Anything not collected by 5:30 pm Friday will be donated, added to our rental repertoire, or thrown out.

We also have on-site and on display photographs from many years past … and welcome all members and formers members to come by and have a look at them and take home their most favourite memories. These photos were scanned and saved by the club volunteer Derek MacEwen during the 2019-20 season.

Post last modified: Apr 20, 2021 @ 7:31 am

Curling season ends with a skate on the ice by Little Rocker and Novice Curlers!

We have seen the last of our curlers on the ice surface here at 29 Cornwall Road for the 2021-2022 season… ?
What a great way to end a successful year ~ to have the future of our game~ our Little Rockers and Novice curlers~ say good-bye to the season by trading in their brooms for skates and going for a skate on our ice surface this afternoon (a little easier this year without the dividers between the sheets)!
What a fun afternoon!
Our curlers today enjoyed some yummy cookies donated by our “Daytime Curling Committee”, and really loved the homemade chocolate chip cookies baked by our own Novice curler Mya B.! Thank you Mya!
Your cookies had just the right amount of crinkles and were chewy and delicious! ?
 
The children had so much fun on the ice today and even some of the parents joined in!
Landon

Here to welcome our Little Rockers and Novice curlers was Cornwall Curling Club Board of Director Member and Curling Development Chair Landon Warder. Landon has spent many Sundays at the club this year helping to grow the game~ and we are so grateful for his leadership and knowledge. Thank you Landon!

David 

Also here to welcome our curlers was our awesome Sunday Coach David Younker. David is a talented and certified instructor and a tremendous asset to our Club and the game! Thank you David !
 
KellieLynn, drawing for the free membership on Friday
 
Our Little Rockers and Novice Program Facilitator, KellieLynn Younker could not be here today as she had another commitment , but she did ask us to pass along “that as the Novice and Little Rocker Facilitator I want to thank parents and curlers for an awesome year under the circumstances. A thank you to all of the volunteers who have helped out all year, even behind the scenes. The season would not have been made possible without their awesome help! “
 
The Club extends our thanks to KellieLynn for the enthusiasm that she brings to the Little Rockers and Novice programs! Many parents indicated what a super fun year their children had…!
The club extends our heartfelt thanks to the coaches of these programs and volunteers. Without your help the children could not have learned to enjoy and play this game so well!
 
This year our club offered a draw for a free membership to all children who participated in our year-end “Red and Blue~ Little Rockers and Novice Division”, along with our “Red and Blue~Junior Division”. The winner was Ben Bradley as drawn by KellieLynn on Friday evening ! Congratulations Ben!
 
A genuine thank you to…
KellieLynn Younker
Greg Groves
Ella Lenentine
Lexi Murray
Shaun MacArthur
Kathy Reeves
Nick Fraser
Susan Hubley
David Younker
Clara Jack
Aurora Ulvstal
Will Callbeck
Rob Young
Nancy Milton

And to all who have served the game and our club with their time and commitment.

We look forward to seeing all of our Little Rockers and Novice for the 2021-2022 season here at the Cornwall Curling Club… until then have a safe and enjoyable summer!! ??
 
Here’s a photo gallery from this afternoon. Click a photo to enlarge, and use arrows or swipe to go ahead/back.

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Post last modified: Apr 18, 2021 @ 9:06 pm

Last rental of the curling season!

Well, it’s the last day of the curling season here at the Cornwall Curling Club, and the minutes are winding down to when we will turn off the ice plant after a wonderful season of curling!! Despite some challenging days in planning and adjusting to the current public health measures, we have enjoyed a fantastic season of curling and community …

And we know how very lucky we have been!

Our charming community club was super busy up to the very last day~ and we were so happy to welcome the beautiful McNally Family as our last rental group of the season! Jordan and his crew arrived this morning for some curling and sweet family time…followed by some delicious pizza from our neighbours at Sam’s Family Restaurant & Pub !!

Thanks to the McNally Family for joining us! ?
 
Post last modified: Apr 18, 2021 @ 1:50 pm

Red once again King at Good’s Your Independent Grocer Red vs Blue competition!

Despite the event’s one-year hiatus, Team Red once again prevailed at the annual Your Independent Grocer Red vs Blue Celebration Spiel here at the Cornwall Curling Club, coming on strong in the final draw to grab a 781,000 to 737,000 point win over their Blue rivals, who lead throughout the week’s leadup events and right into the final draw of this event.

Thanks to our title sponsor Jonathan and his team at ‘Good’s Your Independent Grocer’, a hub of activity right here in Cornwall as everyone’s favourite stop for groceries and supplies!

(L-R), Sharon, Shauna

 

Lacey

Our weekend event was carefully planned by the Event Committee , including Lacey Gallant, Sharon Campbell, and Shauna McGill.

Paul

The committee also included Paul Neima, who was our amazing event Drawmaster (and as usual, sported some great Blue costumes, too)! Paul was super organized and so flexible in the face of constant change! Thank you Paul! Paul was supported by previous Drawmaster Ray Biagé. Thank you Ray for bringing your experience and suggestions with you.

We proceeded through the ‘Red and Blue~ Weekend Division’ with three cohorts of 32 curlers~ and this meant we could not all be together at one time as we could only have two of the three cohorts of 32 in the club at a time. While we were sad not to altogether, we certainly made the most of it!

It took much coordination and planning with the cohort separation and enhanced sanitizing rules this year resulting in a very busy weekend, but, by all reports, everyone had a blast!

Enjoying Sam’s Pizza!

Friday night curlers enjoyed a six-end game followed by some delicious pizza service~ which was provided in partnership with Sam’s Family Restaurant…. and was awesome!

Greg

Friday also included some Trivia fun with the one and only Trivia Master ~ Greg Lucas! Greg is truly a trivia rock star host and we thank him for spending the evening with us (and in some cases rushing along so we could make our cohort deadlines). Thanks Greg!

Saturday morning our curlers started the morning with a selection of freshly baked goods from Cornwall’s own Mary’s Bakery! The offerings, of course, included Mary’s legendary cinnamon rolls, as displayed here by Gary O’Sullivan, who was fortunate to win some at the prize table!

Lunch was a great meal of lasagna, Caesar salad and garlic bread!

Kelley

The Club staff was kept busy with bar service and sanitization measures and we thank Al, Kelley, and Debby for their great service!

The Red and Blue banker for the weekend was Carlene Peters and she was kept busy as teams cashed in! Carlene was a huge asset in her role and this event cannot proceed without her calculations — a huge commitment.

Anne with a Mary’s Bakery muffin!
Angela with some great prizes from O’Connor Glass, who also keep our bar staff safe with their donated plexiglass!

Thank you to Angela Sanderson who helped, as she always does, in any and all the ways needed. Thank you to Ann Boswall and Debbie Rhodenhizer who, while not participating in the curling, spent a good part of their afternoon helping us with lunch service and cleaning!

Sharon, with Katie Shaw (right), who helped out Friday evening

Shauna (right) with Gloria Turner, who also helped out

There were many participants who jumped in when needed to help, including Gary O’Sullivan, David Fullerton, and Jennifer Lenentine, and we are so very thankful. Your support is what helps to offer a fun couple of days of curling for so many!

Brent (left) and Chris

Saturday afternoon Club President Chris MacDougall, offered a genuine thank you on behalf of the membership to our Club Ice Technician, Brent, for leading our ice maintenance team, which includes Danny Kneabone, Mitchell Schut, and Chase MacMillan, and providing us great ice conditions all season!

Chris also thanked our Club Manager,  Lori, for her time and dedication to the club. Lori expressed that the club has such a wonderful membership, a hard-working Board of Directors, dedicated staff, amazing volunteers, and incredible support in our partners to be able to offer community recreation.

The door and winning-colour prizes were awesome and we are so grateful to all of our sponsors and members who donated items. Check out our photo gallery for lots of pictures of the prizes and winners!

Here’s a list of the many companies and members who donated prizes. Thanks to ALL of them for their support!

Major Event Sponsor
Your Independent Grocer, Cornwall
 
Business Prize Donations
Murphy Hospitality Group
Gass’s Country Store
Montanas
Capital Honda
Clows Red and White
D.P Murphy Inc.
Anne of Green Gables Chocolates
Cornwall Esso
T. Daniel Tweel Law Office
Culinary Institute of Canada
Source for Sports
Enwave – PEI Energy Systems
Boomburger
Kays Wholesalers
Cows
JRs Pizza
Royal Garden
Countryview Golf Course
Renaissance Investments
 
Member Prize Donations
Angela Sanderson  
David Murphy
Sandy Hope
Carlene Peters
David O’Connor
Sandra MacKay
Sharon Campbell
Myrna Craswell
Italo Marzari
Carl and Karen Currie
Nancy Milton
Alex Leblanc

On Friday night, we drew for a Junior membership. All Little Rockers, Novice, and Junior curlers who participated in the various Red and Blue events were entered. Congratulations to the winner, Ben Bradley!

Carlene

On Saturday a draw was held for a 2021-22 adult membership. All adult curlers names who participated in the Red and Blue Stick Division, Daytime Division, and Weekend  Division were entered. The winner was Club supporter and volunteer extraordinaire (and our banker for the event) Carlene Peters! 

A special thank you to those who helped to clean up  ~ Shauna McGill, Bryan Sutherland, Chris MacDougall, Kellie-Lynn Younker, and everyone else who jumped in to get the room out back to normal!
 
To recap, it was a great Red and Blue competition at the Club, with Blue grabbing an early lead with our Little Rockers and Novice leadoff event on March 30, then increasing their lead at the Junior event on Saturday morning April 3rd with some special guests and continued to lead with the afternoon Junior Skills Competition.
 
Blue was still ahead after the 2nd Little Rockers/Novice event on April 6th, and again increased their lead slightly at the Daytime Stick Curling event, while Red won by a slim margin in the Daytime Curlers event.
 
Thanks to everyone who participated in any of the Red vs. Blue events, have a great summer, and we’ll see you back on the ice in the fall!!
 

 

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Photo gallery from our weekend Your Independent Grocer Red vs Blue Celebration spiel

We’ll have results, a full report, and likely more photos later, but to get things started, here’s a gallery of photos from Lori, showing the fantastic time we all had this weekend as our Red vs Blue Curling Celebration came to an exciting close with the Your Independent Grocer weekend event! 

Photos in random order – click picture to enlarge and use arrows or swipe to go ahead/back.

Post last modified: Apr 18, 2021 @ 7:26 am

Red Team narrowly wins Daytime Div., Blues maintain overall lead into Fri. eve. at Red vs. Blue competitions!

Another fantastic year-end event here at the Cornwall Curling Club on Friday morning and afternoon as our Daytime Curlers competed in the ‘Daytime Division Red and Blue’ event!!

Going into Friday the Blue Team was leading the club-wide points race with 188,000 versus the Red Team who had 147,000 !!

There were some fantastic rivalries … and of course husbands and wives / partners in life were on different-coloured teams!!

So while Blue was leading the race going into Friday ~ the Red Team ended the day just winning the overall daytime points race and providing the first division win for the RED Team!!
Red Team : 106,000
Blue Team: 104,000

While the Red Team narrowed the gap the Blue Team was still leading the club-wide totals going into Friday Evening for the Your Independant Grocer Red and Blue event!!
Blue Team: 292,000
Red Team: 253,000

Our curlers on Friday enjoyed hot coffee, and some iconic cinnamon buns to start their day, and a delicious pizza lunch provided in partnership with Sam’s Family Restaurant & Pub!


Kimball

This day was created and lead by our daytime members Kimball Blanchard who was so super organized and pivotal in hosting this incredible event! Thank you Kimball!!

Kimball thank all of the volunteers who helped with the day by serving coffee and giving our prizes and more!

We were greeted at the door on Friday morning by our good friend Bill who was unable to attend. Bill could not decided who to cheer for, and so wore red and blue!

Paul

While Daytime Committee Chair, Paul Durant, was not able to attend the event Friday (but shown in photos) the Daytime curlers expressed a big thank you to Paul who has lead our incredible daytime curling membership with much dedication, invested compassion, and most of all with a light-hearted but razor-sharp sense of humour!
Thank you Paul!!

Bryan

Past President and former Daytime Committee Member Bryan Sutherland expressed thanks on behalf of the daytime members to the membership for their kind cooperation and support of the Club during this challenging but successful year. He also thanked all Daytime Committee members for the time they have spent in supporting the club, and reviewed all the ways the Daytime Committee helps our club and our community in their works.

Bryan thanked our Ice Technician , Brent, for his dedication and work in enabling us to have great ice this year to curl on!! Bryan also thanked our Club Manager for her time and commitment to the club during a very busy year, with many challenges relating to covid planning and measures.

So while the day was filled with lots of friendly competition and some really great curling, the reallly special part of our day … and our season… has been the community of curlers who arrive for our Daytime Drop-In League and our Wednesday League and shared laughter and sweet friendships during a year that tried to take our spirits. We prevailed and we have the sport curling and the warmth of club life and of community to extend much of our gratitude to!

Here’s our latest photo gallery. Click a pic to enlarge, use arrows or swipe to go ahead/back.

Post last modified: Apr 17, 2021 @ 12:26 pm

Blue increases lead slightly at Red and Blue Stick Curling event

An absolutely awesome day yesterday here at 29 Cornwall Road as 32 Stick Curlers celebrated the end of the year with a fantastic Red and Blue event!!

Our awesome organizer John Dunsford did an exceptional job of leading a fun club-wide points race for the Stick Curling Division…while also wrapping up a very successful stick curling season!!

This year we had more stick curlers than in the history of the club~ from beginners to experienced curlers, it was a great season!

There was lots of Red and Blue action yesterday, as the Red Team had their work cut out for them to try and catch the Blue Team who were way ahead heading into the points race!

Previous to the day’s event the Red Team had 57,000 points and the Blue Team had 86,000.

There were some close games and the Red Team gave it a good go~ but the Blue Team gained 102,000 more points, while the Red Team gained 90,000.

It was a super busy day for our Club and we didn’t manage to get as many photos as we hoped~ but we did snap a few!!

John Dunsford (left) making presentation to Brent

During the event, the Red and Blue Stick Curlers made a lovely presentation to our awesome Ice Technician Brent, and to our Club Manager Lori, who were both very touched.

Sandersons

We started the day with some yummy cinnamon buns kindly baked by Patsy Sanderson, and some donuts from Robins Donuts. We were so happy to partner with Sam’s Family Restaurant & Pub to provide a delicious pizza lunch.

Fadi from Sam’s, with John Dunsford (right)

A special thank you to John Dunsford for organizing this super fun way to end the year!!

Much gratitude to all the volunteers who stepped in to help: Etta Reid, Elaine Hughes, Patsy Sanderson, Myrna Sanderson, Jane MacKay, and Ruth Stavert!

Ernie

A very, very, special thank you to Stick Curling Legend Ernie Stavert who volunteered to keep score. No Stick Curling event is a success without Ernie!!
Thank you so much Ernie for your incredible wisdom, knowledge, and support!

Until next year Stick Curlers!!
Have a great summer!

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Post last modified: Apr 16, 2021 @ 3:36 pm

Today’s the Day! Team Rosters, and other info for Your Independent Grocer Red vs. Blue Spiel starting this evening


Here are the rosters, schedule, and other info for our Good’s Your Neighbours Independent Grocer Red and Blue Celebration Spiel, starting this (Friday) evening and wrapping up on Saturday!

Please check for your name, as we’ve had to make a few adjustments since the initial versions, and don’t forget to wear your colour! 

Although Red has won this event in recent years, the Blue team, as a result of our lead-up events has, at last count, a 29 lead point lead going into the weekend, so it’s going to be an exciting finish! As we’ve done in recent years, this spiel will follow a “skins” format. In skins curling, teams compete for “skins” rather than points. A team can win a skin by stealing an end or scoring two or more points in an end while with the hammer.

We are including the “Important Spiel Info” and the Event Schedule from our last post following the updated rosters.

2021 Red vs Blue Closing Spiel Teams
**UPDATED TEAM ROSTERS**

Cohort 1

Blue teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Blue Team 1 – Greg Groves, Paula Ling, Colleen MacDonald, Robbie Lenentine
Blue Team 2 – Susan McInnis, Mike MacDonald, Stephen Armsworthy, Lacey Gallant
Blue Team 3 – Joe Callaghan, Donald Weeks, Jeff Hannam, Amanda MacIntosh
Blue Team 4 – Terry MacCormac, Doug Kelly, Scott Carnall, Kevin Lewis

Red Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Red Team 1 – Shirley Berry, Carlene Peters, Elric MacDonald, Laurie Kelly
Red Team 2 – Angus Kennedy, Gerald Dykerman, Megan Davies, Jennifer Lenentine
Red Team 3 – Garth Cudmore, Andrew Robinson, Gloria Turner, Lisa Indris
Red Team 4 – Rob Gallant, Arleen Harris, Jenna Miller, Ella Lenentine

Cohort 2

Blue Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Blue Team 5 – Jody Sanderson Nelson Dougay, Darren Smith, Casey Gauthier
Blue Team 6 – Brent Irving, Susan Dowling-Shaw, Connor Bruce, Bryon Sutcliffe
Blue Team 7 – Paul Neima, Chris MacDougall, Heather Gauthier, Kathryn Roberts
Blue Team 8 – Julie Scales, Stephanie O’Keefe, Richard MacEwen, Derek MacEwen

Red Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Red Team 5 – Hank Kamphuis, Angela Sanderson, Shauna McGill, Kim Muise
Red Team 6 – Brad Gardiner, Jeff Taylor, Isaiah Dalton, Larissa Sanderson
Red Team 7 – David Fullerton, Gary O’Sullivan, George Piercey, Sheamus Herlihy
Red Team 8 – Bryan Sutherland, Robbie Gauthier, Nate MacRae, Kara Smith

Cohort 3

Blue Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Blue Team 9 – Brian McCarville, Alan Mason, Dawn MacIsaac, Ian Kielly
Blue Team 10 – Bill Hope, Linda Fairhurst, Mike Gibson, Kathy Thompson
Blue Team 11 – Kelly Watts, Geoff Boyle, Bijan Adatia (Fri.)/Don Gosse (Sat), Melissa Creighton
Blue Team 12 – Phillip McInnis, Kellie-Lynn Younker, Shelley Woods, Jill Edwards

Red Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Red Team 9 – Sandy Hope, Colin MacIsaac, Italo Marzari, Jenine Bodner
Red Team 10 – Danny Kneabone, Hans Wicki, Sharon Campbell, Patsy McCarville
Red Team 11 – Bruce Thompson, Katelyn Burgoyne, Josh Taylor, Bill McGuire
Red Team 12 – Mark MacDonald, Shelley Ebbett, Dario Zannier, Charlene MacQuarrie

Important Spiel Info

  • We will be treating this event as three mini spiels and awards will be given at the end of each cohort event, and is not necessarily colour-based.  However, we will still be announcing the winning team colour at the end of the spiel, so the winning team will have bragging rights!

  • We will be using a Skins game format, and the points allotted per end will be posted around the club.

  • Please see arrival times for Friday below.  We need to keep a tight timeline to ensure we adhere to our Covid plan, and we will give you a more detailed overview of the weekend when you arrive on Friday.

    • Arrival Times for Friday:  Cohort 1:  5:00 Cohort 2: 6:30  Cohort 3: 8:40 (please do not come early as will be sanitizing between draws)

  • Bar Service:

    • Round tables section goes to the right of the bar, while the rectangular tables section will go to the left.  There are to be no more than 4 people at the bar at a time — please remember to socially distance while waiting in line.

  • Please remember to adhere to all Club guidelines during the event:

    • Wear a mask unless you are sitting at a table with a drink and/or food, or if you are on the ice.

    • Social distance in the club and the ice shed.

  • Please remember to check the lost and found for any items left at the club, as it will be our last weekend.

  • Registration Fee is $35 per player
  • Please bring cash for your registration and 50/50 tickets- we won’t be accepting debit or credit cards for these. Also, remember to bring your quarters for trivia.

And finally, remember to come decked out in your best Red or Blue!

SCHEDULE

 
Friday, April 16th – Round One – 6 end games
Times 
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization above and beyond current operational plan)
5:30-7:00 
Cohort 
One
Blue 1
versus 
Red1
Blue 2
versus
Red 2
Blue 3
versus
Red 3
Blue 4 
versus
Red 4
Arrive at 5 pm
Leave by 8:15 pm
7:00-8:30 
Cohort 
Two 
Blue 5
versus
Red 5
Blue 6 
versus 
Red 6
Blue 7
versus 
Red 7
Blue 8
versus
Red 8
Arrive at 6:30 pm
9:00-10:30
Cohort
Three
Blue 9
versus
Red 9
Blue 10
versus
Red 10
Blue 11
versus 
Red 11
Blue 12 
versus
Red 12
Arrive at 8:40 pm
Saturday, April 17th – Round Two – 4 end games
Times
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization (above and beyond current operational plan)
8:30-9:30 
Cohort
One
Blue 2
versus
Red 3
Blue 3
versus
Red 4
Blue 4
versus
Red 1
Blue 1
versus
Red 2
Leave by 10
9:30-10:30 
Cohort
Two
Blue 6
versus
Red 7
Blue 7
versus
Red 8
Blue 8
versus
Red 5
Blue 5
versus
Red 6
Cohort 2 leave by 11:15 
10:30-11:30 
Cohort
Three 
Blue 10
versus
Red 11
Blue 11
versus
Red 12
Blue 12
versus
Red 9
Blue 9
versus 
Red 10
Cohort 3 arrive at 10:10 (zone 2)
11:30-1:00 Ice Scrape and Lunch
 (no curling at this point. Ice maker will be in zone 3 ice shed)
11:45 cohort 1 return (zone 1) 
11:45 Lunch cohort 1 
11:45 Lunch cohort 3 (zone 2) 
Leave by 12:45 Sanitization
Saturday April 17th Round 3 – Six end games
Times
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization (above and beyond current operational plan)
1:00-2:30
Cohort
One 
Blue 3
versus
Red 2
Blue 4
versus
Red 3
Blue 1
versus
Red 4
Blue 2
versus
Red 1
1:15 Lunch cohort 2 (Zone 2)
2:30-4:00
Cohort
Two
Blue 7
versus
Red 6
Blue 8
versus
Red 7
Blue 5
versus
Red 8
Blue 6
versus
Red 5
Cohort 1 to leave by 3:00 (Zone 1 to be sanitized)
4:00-5:30
Cohort
Three 
Blue 11
versus
Red 10
Blue 12
versus
Red 11
Blue 9
versus
Red 12
Blue 10
versus
Red 9
Cohort 3 arrive at 3:30
5:30 
(Awards)
 
 
 
 
 
Post last modified: Apr 16, 2021 @ 7:57 am

Cudmore rink wins final Thursday evening draw of the season

The Thursday evening single-entry mixed draw, with round 3 sponsored by Griffin’s Towing & Service Centre, wrapped up last evening, with the team skipped by Garth Cudmore winning the final round of the season.

Thursday Final Draw Winners Josh Taylor (left) and Garth Cudmore

Cudmore’s team included Josh Taylor, who joined our Club partway through the season, as well as Nancy Milton and Alex Leblanc, who weren’t present for the final night. Second place went to Terry MacCormac’s team, while the third place rink was skipped by Landon Warder.
 
Thanks to everyone who organized and curled in this league — see you next season!
Post last modified: Apr 16, 2021 @ 7:29 am

MacDonald and Neima rinks win Wed. evening Ladder League final round

The Wednesday evening Ladder League, with round 3 sponsored by Clow’s Red & White and New Glasgow Lobster Suppers wrapped up last evening with some exciting curling action!

The Mark MacDonald rink won the “A” Pool, with only one loss in the round. The Brayden Snow team also had only one loss, but it was to MacDonald, so they finish in 2nd place.

“A” Pool winners (front row left to right, with Drawmaster Derek MacEwen behind in the centre): Geoff Boyle, Nelson Dougay, Mark MacDonald, Jonathan MacDonald

In the “B” Pool, the first-place honours went to the Paul Neima rink, who, up one coming home without hammer while playing their last game without their skip, won a closely-fought contest against the David Younker squad, going through a port to outcount their opponents. Team Neima finished with a 5-1 win-loss record.

Photo: Team Neima (red rocks) makes it through a port (yellow arrow) to outcount Team Younker

B Pool winners (L-R): Randy Goodman, Alan Mason, Jeff Hannam. Missing from photo: Skip Paul Neima

Team Neima’s only loss was to the Legion of Broom team skipped by Josh McInnis, who would have won the round, but lost according to the rules, as they left one game as a tie situation due to a pause in play the evening of March 31, and therefore only had four wins (and a tie) to Team Neima’s 5 wins (the rules specify that ties are broken by a draw to the button).

Thanks to everyone who participated this (interesting!) season, and we hope to see everyone back in October for another season of the Wednesday Evening Ladder League!

– Derek MacEwen, Drawmaster

 

 

Post last modified: Apr 15, 2021 @ 11:26 am

Lovely words from daytime curler Naida!

Some lovely words from Naida…

We are a special and beautiful community ??.


#community #PEI #CurlingClubLife Friendships #ActiveLiving #PhysicalandMentalHealthBenefits #KeepCurling @curlingcanada @sportpei

Post last modified: Apr 13, 2021 @ 11:31 pm

Final Team Rosters, and other info for Your Independent Grocer Red vs. Blue Spiel Apr. 16 evening and Apr.17


Here are the final rosters for our Good’s Your Neighbours Independent Grocer Red and Blue Celebration Spiel on Friday evening and Saturday!

Please check for your name, as we’ve had to make a few adjustments since the initial versions, and don’t forget to wear your colour! 

Although Red has won this event in recent years, the Blue team, as a result of our lead-up events has, at last count, a 29 lead point lead going into the weekend, so it’s going to be an exciting finish! As we’ve done in recent years, this spiel will follow a “skins” format. In skins curling, teams compete for “skins” rather than points. A team can win a skin by stealing an end or scoring two or more points in an end while with the hammer.

We are including the “Important Spiel Info” and the Event Schedule from our last post following the updated rosters.

2021 Red vs Blue Closing Spiel Teams
**UPDATED TEAM ROSTERS**

Cohort 1

Blue teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Blue Team 1 – Greg Groves, Paula Ling, Colleen MacDonald, Robbie Lenentine
Blue Team 2 – Susan McInnis, Mike MacDonald, Stephen Armsworthy, Lacey Gallant
Blue Team 3 – Joe Callaghan, Donald Weeks, Jeff Hannam, Amanda MacIntosh
Blue Team 4 – Terry MacCormac, Doug Kelly, Scott Carnall, Kevin Lewis

Red Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Red Team 1 – Shirley Berry, Carlene Peters, Elric MacDonald, Laurie Kelly
Red Team 2 – Angus Kennedy, Gerald Dykerman, Megan Davies, Jennifer Lenentine
Red Team 3 – Garth Cudmore, Andrew Robinson, Gloria Turner, Lisa Indris
Red Team 4 – Rob Gallant, Arleen Harris, Jenna Miller, Ella Lenentine

Cohort 2

Blue Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Blue Team 5 – Jody Sanderson Nelson Dougay, Darren Smith, Casey Gauthier
Blue Team 6 – Brent Irving, Susan Dowling-Shaw, Connor Bruce, Bryon Sutcliffe
Blue Team 7 – Paul Neima, Chris MacDougall, Heather Gauthier, Kathryn Roberts
Blue Team 8 – Julie Scales, Stephanie O’Keefe, Richard MacEwen, Derek MacEwen

Red Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Red Team 5 – Hank Kamphuis, Angela Sanderson, Shauna McGill, Kim Muise
Red Team 6 – Brad Gardiner, Jeff Taylor, Isaiah Dalton, Larissa Sanderson
Red Team 7 – David Fullerton, Gary O’Sullivan, George Piercey, Sheamus Herlihy
Red Team 8 – Bryan Sutherland, Robbie Gauthier, Nate MacRae, Kara Smith

Cohort 3

Blue Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Blue Team 9 – Brian McCarville, Alan Mason, Dawn MacIsaac, Ian Kielly
Blue Team 10 – Bill Hope, Linda Fairhurst, Mike Gibson, Kathy Thompson
Blue Team 11 – Kelly Watts, Geoff Boyle, Bijan Adatia (Fri.)/Don Gosse (Sat), Melissa Creighton
Blue Team 12 – Phillip McInnis, Kellie-Lynn Younker, Shelley Woods, Jill Edwards

Red Teams (Skip, Mate, Second, Lead)
Red Team 9 – Sandy Hope, Colin MacIsaac, Italo Marzari, Jenine Bodner
Red Team 10 – Danny Kneabone, Hans Wicki, Sharon Campbell, Patsy McCarville
Red Team 11 – Bruce Thompson, Katelyn Burgoyne, Josh Taylor, Bill McGuire
Red Team 12 – Mark MacDonald, Shelley Ebbett, Dario Zannier, Charlene MacQuarrie

Important Spiel Info

  • We will be treating this event as three mini spiels and awards will be given at the end of each cohort event, and is not necessarily colour-based.  However, we will still be announcing the winning team colour at the end of the spiel, so the winning team will have bragging rights!

  • We will be using a Skins game format, and the points allotted per end will be posted around the club.

  • Please see arrival times for Friday below.  We need to keep a tight timeline to ensure we adhere to our Covid plan, and we will give you a more detailed overview of the weekend when you arrive on Friday.

    • Arrival Times for Friday:  Cohort 1:  5:00 Cohort 2: 6:30  Cohort 3: 8:40 (please do not come early as will be sanitizing between draws)

  • Bar Service:

    • Round tables section goes to the right of the bar, while the rectangular tables section will go to the left.  There are to be no more than 4 people at the bar at a time — please remember to socially distance while waiting in line.

  • Please remember to adhere to all Club guidelines during the event:

    • Wear a mask unless you are sitting at a table with a drink and/or food, or if you are on the ice.

    • Social distance in the club and the ice shed.

  • Please remember to check the lost and found for any items left at the club, as it will be our last weekend.

  • Registration Fee is $35 per player
  • Please bring cash for your registration and 50/50 tickets- we won’t be accepting debit or credit cards for these. Also, remember to bring your quarters for trivia.

And finally, remember to come decked out in your best Red or Blue!

SCHEDULE

 
Friday, April 16th – Round One – 6 end games
Times 
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization above and beyond current operational plan)
5:30-7:00 
Cohort 
One
Blue 1
versus 
Red1
Blue 2
versus
Red 2
Blue 3
versus
Red 3
Blue 4 
versus
Red 4
Arrive at 5 pm
Leave by 8:15 pm
7:00-8:30 
Cohort 
Two 
Blue 5
versus
Red 5
Blue 6 
versus 
Red 6
Blue 7
versus 
Red 7
Blue 8
versus
Red 8
Arrive at 6:30 pm
9:00-10:30
Cohort
Three
Blue 9
versus
Red 9
Blue 10
versus
Red 10
Blue 11
versus 
Red 11
Blue 12 
versus
Red 12
Arrive at 8:40 pm
Saturday, April 17th – Round Two – 4 end games
Times
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization (above and beyond current operational plan)
8:30-9:30 
Cohort
One
Blue 2
versus
Red 3
Blue 3
versus
Red 4
Blue 4
versus
Red 1
Blue 1
versus
Red 2
Leave by 10
9:30-10:30 
Cohort
Two
Blue 6
versus
Red 7
Blue 7
versus
Red 8
Blue 8
versus
Red 5
Blue 5
versus
Red 6
Cohort 2 leave by 11:15 
10:30-11:30 
Cohort
Three 
Blue 10
versus
Red 11
Blue 11
versus
Red 12
Blue 12
versus
Red 9
Blue 9
versus 
Red 10
Cohort 3 arrive at 10:10 (zone 2)
11:30-1:00 Ice Scrape and Lunch
 (no curling at this point. Ice maker will be in zone 3 ice shed)
11:45 cohort 1 return (zone 1) 
11:45 Lunch cohort 1 
11:45 Lunch cohort 3 (zone 2) 
Leave by 12:45 Sanitization
Saturday April 17th Round 3 – Six end games
Times
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization (above and beyond current operational plan)
1:00-2:30
Cohort
One 
Blue 3
versus
Red 2
Blue 4
versus
Red 3
Blue 1
versus
Red 4
Blue 2
versus
Red 1
1:15 Lunch cohort 2 (Zone 2)
2:30-4:00
Cohort
Two
Blue 7
versus
Red 6
Blue 8
versus
Red 7
Blue 5
versus
Red 8
Blue 6
versus
Red 5
Cohort 1 to leave by 3:00 (Zone 1 to be sanitized)
4:00-5:30
Cohort
Three 
Blue 11
versus
Red 10
Blue 12
versus
Red 11
Blue 9
versus
Red 12
Blue 10
versus
Red 9
Cohort 3 arrive at 3:30
5:30 
(Awards)
 
 
 
 
 
Post last modified: Apr 14, 2021 @ 11:39 pm

Your Independent Grocer Red vs. Blue Spiel Apr. 16 evening and Apr.17: what you need to know

Important Spiel Info

  • We will be treating this event as three mini spiels and awards will be given at the end of each cohort event, and is not necessarily colour based.  However, we will still be announcing the winning team colour at the end of the spiel, so the winning team will have bragging rights!

  • We will be using a Skins game format, and the points allotted per end will be posted around the club.

  • Please see arrival times for Friday below.  We need to keep a tight timeline to ensure we adhere to our Covid plan, and we will give you a more detailed overview of the weekend when you arrive on Friday.

    • Arrival Times for Friday:  Cohort 1:  5:00 Cohort 2: 6:30  Cohort 3: 8:40 (please do not come early as will be sanitizing between draws)

  • Bar Service:

    • Round tables section goes to the right of the bar, while the rectangular tables section will go to the left.  There are to be no more than 4 people at the bar at a time — please remember to socially distance while waiting in line.

  • Please remember to adhere to all Club guidelines during the event:

    • Wear a mask unless you are sitting at a table with a drink and/or food, or if you are on the ice.

    • Social distance in the club and the ice shed.

  • Please remember to check the lost and found for any items left at the club, as it will be our last weekend.

  • Registration Fee is $35 per player
  • Please bring cash for your registration and 50/50 tickets- we won’t be accepting debit or credit cards for these. Also, remember to bring your quarters for trivia.

And finally, remember to come decked out in your best Red or Blue!

SCHEDULE

Friday, April 16th – Round One – 6 end games
Times 
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization above and beyond current operational plan)
5:30-7:00 
Cohort 
One
Blue 1
versus 
Red1
Blue 2
versus
Red 2
Blue 3
versus
Red 3
Blue 4 
versus
Red 4
Arrive at 5 pm
Leave by 8:15 pm
7:00-8:30 
Cohort 
Two 
Blue 5
versus
Red 5
Blue 6 
versus 
Red 6
Blue 7
versus 
Red 7
Blue 8
versus
Red 8
Arrive at 6:30 pm
9:00-10:30
Cohort
Three
Blue 9
versus
Red 9
Blue 10
versus
Red 10
Blue 11
versus 
Red 11
Blue 12 
versus
Red 12
Arrive at 8:40 pm
Saturday, April 17th – Round Two – 4 end games
Times
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization (above and beyond current operational plan)
8:30-9:30 
Cohort
One
Blue 2
versus
Red 3
Blue 3
versus
Red 4
Blue 4
versus
Red 1
Blue 1
versus
Red 2
Leave by 10
9:30-10:30 
Cohort
Two
Blue 6
versus
Red 7
Blue 7
versus
Red 8
Blue 8
versus
Red 5
Blue 5
versus
Red 6
Cohort 2 leave by 11:15 
10:30-11:30 
Cohort
Three 
Blue 10
versus
Red 11
Blue 11
versus
Red 12
Blue 12
versus
Red 9
Blue 9
versus 
Red 10
Cohort 3 arrive at 10:10 (zone 2)
11:30-1:00 Ice Scrape and Lunch
 (no curling at this point. Ice maker will be in zone 3 ice shed)
11:45 cohort 1 return (zone 1) 
11:45 Lunch cohort 1 
11:45 Lunch cohort 3 (zone 2) 
Leave by 12:45 Sanitisation
Saturday April 17th Round 3 – Six end games
Times
Ice 1
Ice 2
Ice 3
Ice 4
Notes (arrival/departure times, sanitization (above and beyond current operational plan)
1:00-2:30
Cohort
One 
Blue 3
versus
Red 2
Blue 4
versus
Red 3
Blue 1
versus
Red 4
Blue 2
versus
Red 1
1:15 Lunch cohort 2 (Zone 2)
2:30-4:00
Cohort
Two
Blue 7
versus
Red 6
Blue 8
versus
Red 7
Blue 5
versus
Red 8
Blue 6
versus
Red 5
Cohort 1 to leave by 3:00 (Zone 1 to be sanitized)
4:00-5:30
Cohort
Three 
Blue 11
versus
Red 10
Blue 12
versus
Red 11
Blue 9
versus
Red 12
Blue 10
versus
Red 9
Cohort 3 arrive at 3:30
5:30 
(Awards)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Post last modified: Apr 13, 2021 @ 10:13 pm

Reminder: Wednesday Evening Ladder League Final Round Wraps up this week with “Week 2”

This is a reminder that the Wednesday evening Ladder League wraps up this week with “Week 2” which was postponed from March 3 due to the 2nd Circuit Breaker. This means that six out of the seven weeks of the final draw will be played, with the “Week 3” draw that was scheduled for March 10, not taking place (we chose Week 2 rather than Week 3 to add to the end as it had the proper “A” and “B” pool draw times to line up with the previous week). No weeks have been missed due to stormy weather this year (and there’s none forecast for this Wednesday!), and three of the four weeks off due to the Circuit Breakers have been recovered, with one week added between Christmas and New Years, and two weeks added with the season extension.

April 14 (Week 2) – Postponed from March 3

6:30 pm (A Pool)
Ice 1:  A6-Firefighters vs A1-Robertson
Ice 2:  A4-MacDonald vs A5-Callaghan
Ice 3: A2-Quilty vs A7-MacDougall
Ice 4: A8-Gallant vs A3-Snow

8:30 pm (B Pool)
Ice 1:  B6-Younker vs B1-Neima
Ice 2:  B4-Groves  vs B5-Kamphuis
Ice 3:  B2-McInnis vs B7-Watts
Ice 4: B8-Joostema vs B3-Jack

The “A” Pool is sponsored by Clow’s Red and White and the “B” Pool sponsored by New Glasgow Lobster Suppers for Round 3.

Post last modified: Apr 13, 2021 @ 7:42 am

World Jr. Champ Lauren Lenentine, and Team Birt’s Michelle McQuaid – inspiring our Little Rockers and Novice curlers!

During our Little Rockers and Novice sessions on Sunday, Cornwall member and World Junior Champion Lauren Lenentine joined the groups virtually from Manitoba, while Team Birt’s Michelle McQuaid joined in person to talk with our young curlers about their love of curling and their journeys~ including starting out in the Cornwall Junior program.

Lauren Lenentine via video (file photo)

Lauren said she’s been curling for 13 years, while Michelle has curled for 24. Lauren talked about her curling journey representing Canada at the World Juniors, and also how being at the Scotties was amazing because she got to curl against the best curlers, who were her mentors growing up. She said she has always wanted to curl at the Scotties, and was very happy to have the opportunity while still Junior age. She told the Little Rockers and Novice curlers present that she is still learning, and invited the young curlers to work toward their goals. too!

Michelle McQuaid

Michelle told them about the 10 provincial titles she has won, including 6 times representing PEI at the national Scotties, 3 Canadian nationals as provincial Junior champion, and also representing PEI at the Canada Games in Whitehorse. Michelle and Lauren both said that one of the important things about curling is having fun!

The curlers asked Michelle to sign their own equipment. As well, there was a draw for a signed photo and jersey from Team Birt, won by Mya Beaton!

Michelle with Mya Beaton (right) displaying the Team Birt jersey and photo that she won
 

Besides the session with Lauren and Michelle, the curlers hit the ice, some to play a game, some to practice throwing and sliding, with Michelle joining them and also commenting on their really nice slides!

Thanks again to  Michelle and Lauren for inspiring our Little Rockers and Novice curlers!

 
Here is our photo gallery from the session. Click a photo to enlarge, and use arrows or swipe to go ahead and back.
Post last modified: Apr 12, 2021 @ 11:14 am

Blue leads by 29 points after Little Rockers/Novice 2nd session on Tues.!

Everyone had a really great time as the Little Rockers and Novice participated in a 4-end games with their parents, grandparents, and/or caregivers on Tues. April 6!! The Red team gained 7 points and the Blue team gained 17 points. This makes the overall “Red and Blue” club points total as follows:
 
Red:  57
Blue: 86
 
Here’s our photo gallery from the event. Click on a picture to enlarge, and use arrows or swipe to go ahead/back.
 
Post last modified: Apr 10, 2021 @ 6:24 pm