Archive for December, 2010

Junior curling resumes January 9

December 23, 2010

After the holidays, junior curling at Elmira resumes on Sunday, January 9. On the 9th we’ll make plans for the following forthcoming events: On Saturday, January 15, Elmira will send a Little Rock team to the Galt Curling Club to participate in their annual Little Rock bonspiel. On Sunday, January 16, Little Rock teams from […]

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Grand Slam curling on CBC this weekend

December 18, 2010

The Swiss Chalet National, another stop in the World Curling Tour, is on CBC TV this weekend both today and tomorrow (December 18 and 19). This afternoon’s quarter-final game features Ontario’s Glenn Howard against first-place Mike McEwen of Winnipeg, on the CBC National network at 3pm EST. The semi-finals are at 9pm EST but are […]

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Jackets are in!

December 16, 2010

Last night Steve Chapman of The Sports Link delivered the remainder of the Elmira and District Curling Club jackets that were ordered last month, as promised before the holidays! Parents can pick up their children’s jackets at our practice this Sunday, December 19. Tweet

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Pictures available for online ordering

December 15, 2010

Kevin Garrett of PKG Photography has posted low-resolution images of all Little Rockers who had their photograph taken on Sunday, November 21. If you are interested in ordering additional photographs, use this order form and specify the identifiers of the images as you see them on Kevin’s website (the identifiers are of the form _PK17xxx). […]

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Turkey shoot scheduled for December 19

December 10, 2010

In celebration of the forthcoming holiday season, on our December 19th practice we will hold an old-fashioned “turkey shoot” for all junior curlers. But we won’t make the wee ones pay for the privilege of trying to bag a turkey for Mom. Thanks to the generosity of Sebastian and Tiffany Denboer of The Poultry Place […]

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Where to buy curling shoes – part deux

December 7, 2010

Now that it is December, I know that several parents are looking at curling equipment as Christmas presents for their kids this year. Previously, I mentioned a number of suppliers that offer curling shoes, clothing, brooms, and other related equipment. In this article I would like to mention Kirk McElwain’s Curling Supplies in Elora as […]

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Elmira’s program profiled in the K-W Record

December 7, 2010

My thanks to Brian Belfry of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record for writing this article on Elmira’s Junior curling program for tomorrow’s edition of the K-W Record. Tweet

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Forthcoming schedule changes

December 7, 2010

I have made a couple of updates to the 2010-2011-schedule: Our planned exchange of Little Rock curlers for exhibition games with the KW Granite Club has been postponed until January 16. As a consequence, we will have a regular practice on December 19. The Westmount Golf and Country Club has announced that their Rob Shepherd […]

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Elmira rink captures North Halton title

December 7, 2010

This past Saturday two Elmira Little Rock rinks competed at the annual Little Rock Bonspiel at the North Halton Golf and Country Club in Georgetown. Elmira’s two-rink entry was a result of the cancellation of the Little Rock draw at the Fergus Curling Club bonspiel that was to take place the same day. By chance, […]

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Reminder: Junior curling starts 30 minutes earlier on December 5

December 3, 2010

A reminder to everyone that on Sunday, December 5, junior curling begins 30 minutes earlier. Little Rocks start at 1 p.m. and go until 2:30, while bantams start at 2:30 and go until 4:00 p.m. Tweet

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