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Inside Junior Curling: The legacy lives on

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.

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Sandra Schmirler Foundation Announces 6 Spirit of Sandra Scholars

OTTAWA – The Sandra Schmirler Foundation today announced the successful applicants for the Spirit of Sandra $5,000 junior curling scholarships.

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Sandra Schmirler Foundation announces 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.

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Introducing two new champions for the Sandra Schmirler Foundation

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.

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Ford World Men’s Volunteers Highly Skilled On and Off the Ice

The start of the new curling season is underway in Victoria and that means the momentum is building for the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship March 30-April 7 in the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

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Curling for a Cause: the Capital One Celebrity Bonspiel

Big-name curlers are unfailingly generous with their time both on and off the ice, especially when it comes to supporting a good cause. Many fans of our sport are familiar with the CCA’s Charity of Choice, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation, and have recognized high-profile athletes on TSN Telethons over the years, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the care of premature and critically ill babies in hospitals across Canada.

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Cool Shooters Qualify for the Showdown at the Scotties

The 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Cool Shots club challenge packed the house at the Innisfail Curling Club January 23-25 where Richard and Sandy Schrader claimed the $400 cash prize and Opening Weekend passes to the Scotties.

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Sponge Girls Soak Up the Fun of Championship Curling

While the competition is always centre-stage at Season of Champions events, the fans often share the limelight with the best players in the game. And there’s none that stand out more than the infamous “Sponge Girls”.

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