Thank you to all Club members who attended the 2012 Annual General Meeting on June 6. Everyone's comments, questions and feedback during the meeting were much appreciated as your opinions and participation are vital for a membership-driven organization like ours to thrive and succeed.
Congratulations to the new board members who were elected during the AGM, and thank you to last year's directors for their contributions. Additional thank you to the efforts of the Club's staff and all of the volunteers during a very busy and successful 2011-12 season.
Now that the summer is upon us, be sure to check back online regularly as more details about next season will be added over the coming weeks. And, if you haven't already, be sure to follow us on Facebook - facebook.com/vancurl - and on Twitter - @vancurling.
Lastly, any members who have suggestions and/or are interested in helping out next year as a coach, committee volunteer or supporting one of our events, please do not hesitate to contact Willa or Brad for more details or to provide your name.
To: All members of the Vancouver Curling Club
2012 Annual General Meeting
June 6, 2012 at 7pm
Location: The Last Draw Lounge at the VCC (4575 Clancy Loranger Way)
Our annual general meeting is coming up in two weeks and the Board of Directors encourages your presence. The AGM provides VCC members an opportunity to learn all that went on at the Club over the past year, to ask questions and to provide input into future decisions. As a membership-driven organization, your input is critical.
This past week saw some great curling action as the 2012 VCC Championships filled the ice shed from Monday to Thursday evening. After starting with 24 teams, we were left with one champion; congratulations to Team Macdonald from Thursday Open for capturing the 2012 title as Club Champions.
Picture on the right (L to R: Hamish Macdonald, second;, Craig Whitaker, fourth; Chris Allcock, skip; and Reg Siemens, lead), Team Macdonald won the A flight by defeating Team McNichol from the Pacific Rim Curling League in the final. Meanwhile, on the B side, Team Allen / Bos from Sunday Open defeated Team Martin from the Motors league.
Congratulations to all of the teams for an enjoyable week and many exciting games on the ice. You can view the completed draw results by clicking here. Special thanks to Granville Island Brewing for sponsoring the prizes and look for Team Macdonald to be wearing their new Club Champion jackets next season.
Curl BC is pleased to announce that the 2013 Williams Moving & Storage BC Mixed Curling Championship has been awarded to the Vancouver Curling Club. This unique event enables men and women to play together on the same team and will be held March 14 – 17, 2013.
The BC Championship will host the top eight mixed curling teams from across the province in the 2012/2013 season. Teams will compete in a triple knock-out format with a 4-team page-playoff. The winning team will advance to the 2014 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, November 14-23, 2013 at the Rideau Curling Club in Ottawa.
The BC Mixed Curling Championship first began in 1964 and was won by the Gil Moel rink from the Trail Curling Club. This event has hosted many of BC’s and Canada’s top curlers throughout its history. 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist, Lindsay Sparkes, 2000 World Men’s Champion, Bryan Miki, 2000 World Junior Men’s Champion, Brad Kuhn, 2002 Olympic Bronze Medalists, Georgina Wheatcroft and Diane Dezura and 2009 World Senior Champions, Pat Sanders & Roselyn Craig are just a few of the event’s past winners.