Thursday 25 October 2018

Big Weekend of Curling in Wadena this weekend

Two-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist, Marc Kennedy headlines 4 big name curlers set to visit Wadena this weekend. 

The weekend features a Friday Fundraiser, Saturday Curling Clinic, Saturday Celebrity Skips Games, and Sunday Junior Mini-Bonspiel.  Marc will be joined by Saskatchewan Curling Legends Jan Betker, Gerald Shymko and Pat Simmons. 

All 4 celebrity curlers will be at the Saturday 6:30 Meet and Greet and Celebrity Skips Event the Wadena Curling Club. 

The Celebrities will skip 3 fans and will play each other in a 2-end round robin schedule starting about at 7:15. The event is free admission with a silver plate collection for Wadena Junior Curling and the general public can earn their way onto any celebrity skips team at the Wadena Health Action Group Auction event this Friday evening at the Wadena Hall.  Check out the Health Action Groups Facebook Page for details

Marc will also be joined by Pat Simmons for a Saturday 9-5:30 Curling Clinic in Wadena with some of the latest clinic technology available.

  Spots are still available for the clinic for Adults or Juniors by contacting Scott Comfort at 306-338-9632 by Friday at 5:00PM or visiting the clubs Facebook Page.

Kennedy will have a busy couple days speaking to nearby schools Friday afternoon, doing a short clinic with the Wadena school curling programs, speaking at the HAG Auction, running the Curling Clinic, the Saturday Evening 6:30-7:15 Meet at Greet, and finally the Celebrity Skips Games set to start at 7:15.  

-The Health Action Group Auction and Dinner is $25 for Advanced tickets and $35 a plate at the door
-Clinic 9:00-5:30 Saturday also featuring Pat Simmons: $100 for the day including lunch. 
-Saturday at 6:30 the Meet and Greet/Celeb Skips games: free admission with a Silver Plate

collection for Wadena Junior Curling. 
-Saturday 6:30 Appetizer specials at Wadena Curling Club.  
-Sunday Junior Developmental Bonspiel with Instructors and Coaches on the ice.  $50 per team for two games ($50 per win)


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