Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Schmirler Foundation’
It has been almost 14 years since the curling world lost one of its greatest athletes, Sandra Schmirler. A native of Saskatchewan, Schmirler quickly climbed the ranks to curling greatness and stole the hearts of Canadians from coast to coast. To say Sandra is a Canadian and curling hero is an understatement.
Ça fait presque 14 ans depuis que le monde du curling a perdu une de ses plus grandes athlètes, Sandra Schmirler. Une native de Saskatchewan, Schmirler a vite gravi les échelons dans son sport, tout en volant le cœur des Canadiens et des Canadiennes des quatre coins du pays. Dire que Sandra est une Canadienne et une héroïne du curling est peu dire.
OTTAWA – The Sandra Schmirler Foundation today announced the successful applicants for the Spirit of Sandra $5,000 junior curling scholarships.
The Sandra Schmirler Foundation is indebted to the curling community for its support of our mandate, which is to raise funds to help purchase equipment for neonatal units in hospitals across Canada to help save the lives of babies born premature or critically ill.
The Sandra Schmirler Foundation has announced a new fund-raising initiative with the introduction of two new “Champions.” Jon Mead and Cathy Overton-Clapham have agreed to spearhead the awareness building initiative as the Foundation continues to strengthen its ties with the curling community. The Champions role will be one of mentoring youth and acting as spokespersons for the Foundation.