Members in the News:
Elaine Brimicombe - named a local hero by the Ottawa Sports Council
“Not only has Elaine has been contributing to the sport of curling for many years by giving her time and expertise to clubs and curling organizations, but she has also encouraged me and many others into leadership roles that continue to grow the sport of Curling in our community.” – Stephanie Britwistle, nominator
As we know, the success of community sport depends on the dedication and time of volunteer sport leaders. Elaine Brimicombe has been a leader within the local and provincial curling community, dedicating her time and expertise to creating an inclusive environment to welcome more participants to the sport of curling.
Elaine has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Ottawa Valley Curling Association as well as the Ontario Curling Association (CurlON) since 2015. In addition to her roles with OVCA and CurlON, Elaine has been instrumental in events like the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa as well as developing community programs like wheelchair curling at the RA Centre. The entire Ottawa Sports Council article can be found here.
Luncheon at the 2023 World Men’s Curling Championship
GGCC 2023 "Spring GolFLing" and Red Jacket Dinner at Cataraqui G&CC, Monday, June 19, 2023
The golf and dinner details for our GGCC Spring "GolFLing" and Red Jacket Dinner have been finalized and here they are:
Golf Fees: 18 holes with cart: $115. 9 holes with cart: $70.
Dinner: 3 course dinner (salad, 10 oz AAA striploin, yummy dessert) $65.
Package 2: 9 holes and dinner - $135.00
Package 3: Dinner - $65
N.B. Lunch is available for purchase in the Golf Lounge from 11:00 a.m.
Monday, June 5, 2023, is the absolutely latest date for registration for who is coming for golf (18 or 9 holes) and who will be here for the Red Jacket dinner.
Payment can be made to GGCC treasurer Wil Thurlow directly by e-transfer or cheque.
Contact: Ken Thompson
He’s also been active at the local level as well, serving as a board member, a former curling board chair and president at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club in Kingston.
The Ray Kingsmith Award is named after the man who played a leading role in bringing curling to the Winter Olympic family. He was a tireless volunteer in administration and management roles in the sport of curling. The award honours individuals who best demonstrate a similar commitment and dedication to our sport that made Kingsmith the consummate sport executive.
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