Thank you to all Club members who attended the 2013 Annual General Meeting on June 5. Everyone's comments and feedback during the meeting were appreciated as members' 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. Please click here to view the Club's Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 season.
A very special thank you to our outgoing Board members for their dedication over the past few years. The following members gave very generously of their time and professional skill sets to help the VCC transition from our old facility to Hillcrest Centre and ensure the Club is in the strong position we are today:
Jen Lucas George Opacic Jerry McKenzie Keltie Worrall
Additional kudos are also extended to the Club's staff and all members who volunteered their time for the positive contributions made during our recently-completed 100th anniversary 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
2013 Annual General Meeting
June 5, 2013 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 feedback is critical.
The Club is pleased announce that Norm Scott has been selected as the Club's new Ice Shed Manager. Norm will begin his tenure at the VCC on July 22, and is looking forward to joining the team.
To learn more about Norm's background as well as the process undertaken to select our newest team member, please click here.
Congratulations to Team Schneider for successfully defending their Canadian Gay Curling Championship. After capturing the crown at home last year, VCC's Team Schneider - skip Stephen Schneider, third Shawn Eklund, second Shelley Birston and lead Glenn Smith) - traveled to Halifax for the 2013 national event. Once there, they faced off against teams from across the country and met VCC's other entrant in the finals - Team Thompson.
In a rematch of the 2012 final, Team Thompson was looking to exact revenge, and they came oh-so-close. It was a hard-fought battle as Team Thompson - skip Aaron Thompson, third Jack Holmes, second Brian Oldham and lead Mark Trowell - took their event-long undefeated streak into the final. It was there, though, Team Schneider came from behind to steal two in the eighth end to win 6 to 5.
Congratulations to both VCC teams for making the final of the Canadian Gay Curling Championship for the second year in a row, and we look forward to hanging another banner in the ice shed. Complete event results from the 2013 Canadian Gay Curling Championship are available here.