Tag Archives: For the love of curling

Tag Archives: For the love of curling

Applications now being accepted for 2017 For the Love of Curling scholarships

May 8, 2017

Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program.

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Travelers Club Championship fundraiser benefits young curlers across Canada

December 19, 2016

Teams from Manitoba and Ontario won the championship trophies at the 2016 Travelers Curling Club Championship last month, in Kelowna, B.C., but the winning didn’t stop there.

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2016 For The Love of Curling Scholarship winners announced

August 29, 2016

Athletic and scholastic dreams will be furthered for 10 deserving young curlers, winners of the 2016 Curling Canada Foundation For The Love of Curling scholarships, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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One family wearing the provincial jacket proudly

April 11, 2016

I saw my little sister Selena running towards me from across the ice, and then she jumped up into my arms, giving me a big hug (says Alberta’s Karsten Sturmay). This was the moment it hit me that I was going to the 2016 Canadian Junior Curling Championships, and so was she.

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Thanks to donors, we did it!

February 12, 2016

We did it! After so many years, so many challenges and the hours and hours of hard work, we are national champions! But let me go back to the beginning and how we got here and make sure all of you understand how the For The Love of Curling Scholarship helped me and will help countless other athletes in the future with your continued support.

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Fundraising calendar benefits For The Love of Curling

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

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

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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