Bagpipes filled the air as the Lakeland Pipes and Drums Band led dignitaries and teams across the ice during the opening ceremony for Farm Curl in Vermilion on January 16.
The Vermilion Agricultural Society hosted the event that continued until January 18, and Ag Society president, Jason Zayac welcomed everyone. He along with Mayor Caroline McAuley, and Vermilion Curling Club President, Andrew McCrae threw three ceremonial stones to kick-off the tournament.
Photo Kayla Gannon The Vermilion Junior Curling Club hosted a Junior Curling camp on December 7.
Children were full of excitement as an Edmonton Men’s Team led and instructed the camp.
Members included lead Glenn Venance, 2nd Chris Kennedy, 3rd Tristan Steinke, and skip Karsten Sturmay who when representing Canada, won silver at the FISU Winter Universiade in Russia. Except for the Olympic Games, the Universiade are the largest international multi-sport event in the world
Bagpipes filled the air as the Lakeland Pipes and Drums Band lead dignitaries and teams across the ice during the opening ceremony for Farm Curl in Vermilion on January 17.
The Vermilion Agricultural Society hosted the event that continued until January 19, and Charlotte Wasylik welcomed everyone. Ag Society president, Jason Zayac, Mayor Caroline McAuley, and Stacey Hryciuk on behalf of the County of Vermilion River threw three ceremonial stones to kick-off the tournament.
From left, 2018 Olympic Mixed Doubles Curling Gold Medalists Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris. Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee. John Morris, a Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre Alumni, won a 2018 Olympic Gold Medal for Curling Mixed Doubles in Pyeongchang, Korea on February 13. The win made teammates Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes the first curlers to bear two Olympic Gold Medals; his first acquired in Vancouver - 2010, and hers in Sochi - 2014. Instructor, Ed Gadboi
From left, County of Vermilion River Reeve Dale Swyripa, Vermilion Agricultural Society President Jay Sinclair, Vermilion Curling Club President, Andrew McCrae, and Town of Vermilion Mayor Caroline McAuley threw the first stones during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2018 Farm Curl in Vermilion. Curling enthusiasts gathered at the Vermilion Curling Rink from January 18 - 20, as the Vermilion Agricultural Society hosted their Annual Farm Curl. Organizational committee member, Ch