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