Tag Archives: For the love of curling

Tag Archives: For the love of curling

Fundraising calendar benefits For The Love of Curling

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October 21, 2014

Curling’s newest fundraising calendar will provide a legacy to young athletes getting their start in the Roaring Game.

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Curling: The “gateway” to a healthy future

October 9, 2014

Canadian kids are being left out of traditional sports, especially girls, obese children, those with special needs, and kids from low income families.* We want kids to be happy and healthy for years to come.

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Young curlers benefit from first Swing & Sweep golf tournament

August 28, 2014

Carving up the John Daly-designed Thundering Waters Golf Club layout to the tune of 17-under-par earned the foursome of Ian Gollert, Garry Guinard, Tim Jones and Jim Steele top honours in the Canadian Curling Association’s inaugural Swing & Golf Tournament, presented by Pinty’s, on Wednesday.

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Dialogue, innovation and awards at first CCA National Curling Summit

August 27, 2014

The first National Curling Summit in Niagara Falls aimed to stimulate conversation about important issues affecting curling, now and in the future, with a goal of growing the sport in all communities across Canada.

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For the Love of Curling Scholarship winners announced

August 22, 2014

The first 10 winners of the Canadian Curling Association’s For the Love of Curling scholarships have been decided, it was announced today by the CCA.

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Rocks & Rings program racking up big numbers

July 10, 2014

It was a record-breaking year for the highly popular Rocks & Rings indoor curling program.

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Emma Miskew: Chasing athletic dreams

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June 17, 2014

Ottawa’s Emma Miskew knows from personal experience just how difficult it is to balance a competitive curling career with the demands of a university program.

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Sochi gold-medallists to participate in Swing & Sweep Golf Tournament

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May 28, 2014

Four members of Canada’s gold-medal winning Olympic curling teams will be participating in the inaugural Swing & Sweep Golf Tournament, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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How curling helped one special five-year-old accomplish big things

May 23, 2014

I experienced something a couple of weeks back that gave me an incredible feeling of satisfaction and really validated the integrity of the job for me.

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Helping rural kids learn about curling

May 6, 2014

The classes start the same way every time in these schools: the kids enter the gym, chatting and rambunctious, like any other group of eight-year-olds, but then they notice what is about to happen. Something different.

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Curling fans win gold for generosity

March 20, 2014

You did it! Thanks to the incredible generosity of curlers across Canada, we sold enough “Got Gold?” t-shirts to help eight young athletes this fall!

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A Special Message from Brad Jacobs

March 9, 2014

My love of curling started in my childhood. I grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where my whole family curled. The Soo Curlers Association was like a second home for me. I hung out there. I found my role models there. And I felt the sport of curling test every fibre of my being, teaching me the value of never giving up.

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Can you imagine if your curling club closed?

March 6, 2014

Bringing curling back to Wynyard The local curling club had already been closed for almost six years, because of a broken ice plant and a leaky roof, when Ontario native Kyle Stefanovic moved to Saskatchewan and took over the job of Director of Leisure Services for the Town of Wynyard (pop. 2000).

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For the Love of Curling

January 29, 2014

With a mandate to strengthen and provide financial support for Canada’s curling facilities and curlers of all levels, the Canadian Curling Association will launch its For the Love of Curling website on Feb. 1.

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