Archive for November, 2012

Sunday, November 25 is Picture Day at Elmira

November 22, 2012

On Sunday, November 25 Kevin Garrett of PKG Photography in Breslau will be at Elmira to photograph all of the children at the curling club. Various packages are available for purchase, including packages that include buttons, player cards, and composite portraits. Extra Elmira club jackets will be available for your child to wear for individual […]

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Warm-ups for young curlers

November 21, 2012

On November 6 2012 the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) published an article entitled “Get the Warm up Low-down for Kids” that highlights the importance of warm-up activities even for younger children. The need for a warmup is particularly true with curling as youngsters typically lose a substantial amount of body heat while on the […]

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Second team needed for Milton bonspiel on December 8

November 20, 2012

A second team is needed to even out the draw for the forthcoming Little Rock bonspiel in Milton on December 8, 2012. Elmira is already confirmed with an entry of Linden, Connor, Thomas (Kraemer) and Matthew. If your child is available to play on a second team, please let me know as soon as possible. […]

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Rogers Masters of Curling on Sportsnet

November 15, 2012

This weekend Rogers Sportsnet carries live action of the Masters of Curling from the Gretzky Centre in Brantford, Ontario. Top rinks from the men’s side include Kevin Martin, Jean-Michel Menard, John Epping, Mike McEwen, Thomas Ulsrud, Jeff Stoughton, Niklas Edin, Brad Jacobs, Brad Gushue, David Nedohin and Glenn Howard. On the women’s draw, rinks include […]

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Elmira pro shop open tomorrow afternoon

November 10, 2012

Tomorrow, Sunday, November 11, Brian and Virginia Henry will be at the club between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm to manage sales from the Elmira pro shop while Junior curling is underway. Junior curlers (or their parents) can take a look at brooms, heads, and shoes along with other curling accessories. Tweet

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Kiwanis Club of Elmira sponsors Junior Curling

November 2, 2012

We are indebted to John Kendall, Fred Karpala, Ron Wagner, and the rest of the Kiwanis Club of Elmira for once again sponsoring our Junior Curling program in 2012-2013. Funds such as those provided by the Kiwanis help in the purchase of new supplies, such as brush heads and sliders, that wear out over time […]

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Elmira to host first Bantam Interclub of 2012-13

November 2, 2012

Elmira is proud to host the inaugural Bantam Interclub event of the 2012-2013 curling season on Saturday, 24 November. “A” rinks play at 9:00 am while “B” rinks play at 11:15am. Lunch will follow each draw’s first game. Participating rinks include teams from Orangeville, Shelburne, Elora, Fergus, and Elmira. Openings in both the “A” (competitive) […]

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