Group picture from Dalmeny Saskatchewan: Hosted the 18th Curlers Care Bonspiel on December 26, 2019
Cheque Presentation to North Bay Military Family Resource Centre
L to R Major Serge Palin, Tom Traversy, Tina Thompson MFRC, Tessa
Clermont MFRC, and Ray PavloveA cheque in the amount of $10328.00 was presented to Tessa Clermont, Executive Direct of the North Bay MFRC. Ms Clermont thanked everyone for their support, “Your money will go a long way to support the work we do serving in our military personnel and their families who are left behind during deployment. We respond to the unique needs of military families. There are 32 Military Family Resource Centres in Canada that provide needed support to military and veterans’ families. We in North Bay have a huge area to serve, from Parry Sound to the Soo and north to Hudson Bay. Thanks to everyone for helping us help those serving or who have served.” Major Serge Palin from 22 Wing CFB North Bay also spoke on how the Family Resource Centre sends care packages with to those serving overseas and how important it is to receive them. “These packages are important to us and help us deal with the harsh realities of serving away from home.”
2018 Curlers Care Cheque to CFB Borden MFRC
Cheque Presentation to CFB Borden Military Family Resource Centre
A cheque in the amount of $2057.00 was presented to WO Hayden of CFB Borden Military Family Resource Centre. This amount represents to receipts form the Silent Auction and donations at the Beer & Wings Night. “I am pleased to to deliver this cheque to the MFRC and thank everyone for supporting the troops,” said WO Wendell Hayden. L to R Tom Traversy, WO Wendell Hayden, MCPL John Thorne and Ray Pavlove. All Pool Champions were awarded Curlers Care Championship Crests, Maple Dale Cheese and Planet Bean coffee.
The top fund-raiser, Team Priceless, Amanda Cunsolo
First Place – The top fund-raiser, Team Priceless, Amanda Cunsolo, Tom Traversy and Ray Pavlove raising over $1700.
L to R Tom Traversy, Amanda Cunsolo and Ray Pavlove
Top Fundraisers Second Place
Second Place -Team Casual Curlers, Lorrie Kerr and Valerie Wye raised $625.00 L to R Tom Traversy, Lorrie Kerr, Valerie Wye and Ray Pavlove
Top Fundraisers Third Place
Third Place Team Ainsworth Al Bourgeois, Melissa Hayhurst raised $475.00. L to R Al Bourgeois, Melissa Hayhurst and Ray Pavlove
Pool A Champions sponsored by Royal Canadian Legion Br. 117
Team Boozum Buddies Jannette & Paul Trussler won Pool A.
Left to right: Tom Travesy, Janette Trussler, Vern Kennedy, President, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 117, Paul Trussler & Ray Pavlove
Pool B Champions, Sponsor RBC Royal Bank
Team LePage – Jackie Lepage & Mitch Lepage won Pool BL to R Tom Traversy, Jackie LePage, Kevin Fuchs, Manager RBC Royal Bank, Mitch LePage, Oshawa, and Byron Cunningham, Planet Bean, Guelph.
Pool C Champions Sponsored by Ainsworth
Team Holmes, Steve Holmes & Shelly van Erp won Pool C. L to R Tom Traversy, Stebve Hoplmes , Shelly VanERp Al Bourgeois, representing Ainsworth and Byron Cunningham, Planet Bean, Guelph.
Pool D Champions sponsored by Ben& Carol Hansen
Team High Flyers – Ben Hansen & Amanda Cunsolo won Pool D . L to R Tom Traversy, Ben Hansen, Amanda Cunsolo, Byron Cunningham and Ray Pavlove
Pool E Champions sponsored by Ken & Nancy Gallinger
Team Rockers, Ian Burgess & Robin Dyck won Pool E. L to R Tom Traversy, Robin Dyck, Ian Burgess and Ray Pavlove
Trusslers – 2018 Curlers Care Champions
The 2018 Connor Industries Championship Crest was won by Paul & Jannette Trussler. L t R Tom Travesy, Jannette Trussler, Paul Trussler, Matt Nelson, representing Connor Industries, and Ray Pavlove
2017 Curlers Care 2-4 Support Our Troops Champions
Team Jim-Bob finished in first place in the 3rd Annual Curlers Care 2-4 SOT Bonspiel, winning the Connor Industry Crest.
The first event produced winners in each of the six pools. These teams advanced to a shoot. With nine points, Team Jim-Bob recorded the highest score and claimed the Championship.
All Pool Winners were presented with a box of Maple Dale Cheese.
Pool A – RBC Royal Bank Winners
Winning the RBC crest was Team Rock’n The House, finishing in 4th place with 3 points in the shoot out. Pictured, left to right, Ray Pavlove, Ron Gill & Joanne Gill Team Rock’n House, Kevin Fuchs RBC Bank Manager and Tom Traversy.
Pool B – RTP Mechanical Winners
Winning the RTP crest was Team Casual Curlers, finishing in 5th place with 2 points in the shoot out. Pictured, left to right, Ray Pavlove, Donna Genereux & Lorrie Kerr Team Casual Curlers and Tom Traversy
Pool C – Royal Canadian Legion Br. 117 Parry Sound
Winning the Royal Canadian Legion Br.117 crest was Team Air Force One finishing tied for 2nd place with 6 points in the shoot out. Pictured, left to right, Ray Pavlove, Vern Kennedy, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 117 President, Nanci Beers & Phil Lewkoski Team Air Force One and Tom Traversy.
Pool D –Ainsworth Inc. Winners
Winning the Ainsworth Inc, crest was Team Jim-Bob finishing forts in the shoot out and claiming the Championship with nine points. Pictured, left to right Jim Cox, Ray Pavlove Marc Papaleo sponsor from Ainsworth, Bob Gilman and Tom Traversy.
Pool E– Ken & Nancy Gallinger Winners
Winning the Ken & Nancy Gallinger crest was team Thompson Twins finishing tied for 2nd place with 6 points in the shoot out. Pictured, left to right, Ray Pavlove, Nancy Gallinger & Ken Gallinger sponsors, Deanna Jackson & Laura Thompson Team Thompson Twins and Tom Traversy.
Pool F – Ben & Carol Hansen Winners
Winning the Ben & Carol Hansen Crest was team The Iron Curlers finishing in 6th place with one point in the shoot out. Pictured left to right, Ray Pavlove, Ben Hansen, Matt Evan Team Iron Curlers, Carol Hansen and Tom Traversy. Absent skip Chad Evans.
CFB Borden Family Resource Centre Receives Support
Military Troops from C.F.B. Borden provided the Colour Party for the 3rd Annual Curlers Care Support Our Troops Bonspiel. Tom Traversy on left, and Ray Pavlove far right, presented WO Wendell Hayden, next to Ray, with a $1835.00 cheque made payable to the CFB Borden Family Resource Centre to assist Military families in need. In appreciation for their service each member of the Colour Party received a Curlers Care ball cap, a Curlers Care scarf and a Proud Sponsor Certificate to take back to their Base Commander. ”We were delighted that four members of the CAF stationed at C.F.B. Borden agreed to come to Parry Sound and carry the flags in the Opening Ceremony. They also expressed interest in curling which was a great idea and added greatly to the event.” said Tom Traversy event organizer. WO Wendell Hayden, said, “As non curlers we had a blast. We will be back next year. We didn’t realize curling could be so much fun. Thanks to Dan & Debbie Glenney and Barb & Wendell Fisher for hosting us on the weekend.”
Pictures, left to right, Tom Traversy, MCPL John Torne, MCPL Simon Gingues, SGT Jason Fortin, WO Wendell Hayden and Ray Pavlove.
Planet Bean Top Fundraiser Award – Curlers Care 2-4 SOT Bonspiel
Team Hot Shots Team with Skip Gene Dromisky and Jim Bisson collected $1600.00 in pledges to claim the Plant Bean Award as top Fundraisers in the Curlers Care 2-4 Support Our Troops Bonspiel. Pictured, left to right, Ray Pavlove, Jim Bisson, Gene Dromisky and Tom Traversy. Dromisky and Bisson were presented with Planet Bean coffee and Curlers Care scarves.
Priceless Team Finishes Second – Planet Bean Top Fundraiser Award
Team Priceless collected $1460.00 in pledges and finished in second place in the Planet Bean Top Fundraiser Award. “Ron Orr’s did a great job helping us collect pledges for our team. Without his help we would have not finished in second place. Thanks Ron,”said Amanda Cunsolo pictured with Grandpa Ray Pavlove.
Absent: Finishing in third place with $565.00 was the Frank Hazard and Lori Badger Team
The Parry Sound Curling Club hosted their annual 2-4 Support Our Troops Bonspiel from March 4-5, 2017. Forty-eight teams participated in raising awareness and funds for Canadian Forces members and their families. The event was also a way to give thanks to the Canadian Forces, along with members of local emergency services (OPP, paramedics, firefighters, etc).
Jim McCoubrey (left), s congratulated by Al Bourgeois and Tom Traversy for being the Top Fundraiser in the Second Annual Curlers Care 2-4 SOT Bonspiel. Jim raised $1570.00 in pledges.
David Hanna (left) and Claire Randell were the second highest fundraisers, bringing in $1315.00 in pledges, in the 2nd Annual Curlers care 2-4 SOT Bonspiel. Al Bourgeois and Tom Traversy congratulate them on their success.