Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Schmirler Foundation’
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.
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.
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.
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.