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Death of WCF Honorary President Günther Hummelt

July 4, 2010

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is deeply saddened to learn the news of the death of former WCF President Günther Hummelt. He was 78. Hummelt was President of the WCF from 1990 to 2000.

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Charity Tournament participants try to get “Closest to the Button”

June 28, 2010

The 2011 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship Community Events volunteers attended the Juvenile Diabetes Charity Golf Tournament on June 16, and they brought along an extra game for the golfers.

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Canadian Curling Association ecstatic about exceptional year

June 24, 2010

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) was held in Gatineau, Quebec on Saturday, June 19th.

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Learn FAST and become a stroke saver

June 23, 2010

The Stroke Recovery Association of Medicine Hat courtesy of Gail Frandsen graciously invited the Canada Cup community events team to demonstrate their floor curling game during the morning session of their conference at the Medicine Hat College on Wednesday, June 23.

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Around The House: Curling life on and off the ice

June 21, 2010

So you’re a recreational curler who spends a lot of time – or maybe only one evening a week – at your local curling club.  You love the game and the people you meet there.  

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June 9th Canada Cup Volunteer Rally

June 19, 2010

Volunteers gathered at the Medicine Hat Curling Club on Wednesday, June 9th to meet their Directors and socialize with their teams. It was busy with 289 volunteers and 26 committee members in attendance.

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Canadian Curling Association announces future sites for several championships

June 17, 2010

The Canadian Curling Association today announced a number of sites for future Canadian championships, not only for the 2010-2011 season, but for following seasons as well.

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White Oaks Mall Transforms Centre Court Dome for Father’s Day Promotion

June 16, 2010

Gold Sponsor White Oaks Mall and Media Partner FM96 honoured the 2011 Tim Hortons Brier by hosting their very own Father’s Day Curling Brier on Saturday, June 12th, 2010.

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Fit to Curl: Taking a break. And how to get back at it.

June 14, 2010

I imagine I’m like a lot of people who work hard at the game throughout a curling season. By the time May rolls around, I’m ready for a break.

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Summer Curling Club Operations and Making Money!

June 9, 2010

I have always found it fascinating how little our buildings get used in the off-season or non-curling time and how they sit there, generating little if any revenue in the off-season.

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Volunteers generate Brier Buzz at the International Children’s Festival

June 7, 2010

The 2011 Tim Horton’s Brier was actively involved at the International Children’s Festival on Saturday, June 5th in London.

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Between The Sheets by Cheryl Bernard

June 7, 2010

Welcome to the first (of many) blogs I will be doing exclusively for the Curling.ca website for the next year. Why a blog? Seems that after you win a silver medal, people are interested. They want to get “between the sheets” and find out the details – what we do and why we do it! So enjoy!

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Spectrum – A Sunshine Celebration

June 6, 2010

Spectrum (A Sunshine Celebration) is an Annual Family Festival held in downtown Medicine Hat in early June. After days of rain the sun was out in force on Saturday, June 5 for another great Community Event.

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Alberta High School Provincial Track Meet

June 4, 2010

The Alberta High School Provincial Track Meet at Crescent Heights High School on Friday, June 4 was the perfect place to debate athletic challenges with every age group.

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Paint the Town update from the Scotties

June 4, 2010

Prince Edward Island’s Robbie Doherty, who will be competing this fall in the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships, was on hand with Mitch O’Shea and an energetic team of Volunteers at the Anne of Green Gables Golf Tournament and wearing the 2011 Scotties Logo, were sure to be noticed and have a lot of fun.

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