Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Schmirler 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.
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”.