Who thinks we had a wet June? Well we did. And Wimbledon (our special one) was cancelled / rained out (the rain happens in England) Postponed I think Maybe July 18th. Stay tuned, be alert, watch your emails for further news and announcements.
What else is planned:
Saturday, June 20 - Opening Day BBQ. (this is history)
Saturday, June 27 - Wimbledon (stay tuned for details) (this was cancelled / rained out)
Tuesday July 14 - 1st BBQ (technically 2nd) (you should have received details by email)
Tuesday August 11 - 2nd BBQ
Sunday, August 30 - US Open (stay tuned for details)
Tuesday September 15 - 3rd BBQ
All good things must come to an end. And the curling season ends this weekend for most curlers. Remember we do have the Last Kick.
Everyone is welcome to come and watch the finals and cheer on their favourites. (forget the Leafs)
Mixed (Tuesday) Finals on 2015 April 24.
There were 5 closely contested games. The results:
A-event : Winner : Holland Runner-Up : Sims
B-event : Winner : Osborne Runner-Up : Dearie
C-event : Winner : Burman Runner-Up : McKerihen
D-event : Winner : Morris Runner-Up : Musgrave
E-event : Winner : Lumsden Runner-Up : Ferry
Saturday April 25th morning
Saturday April 25th afternoon
Men's Finals on Saturday April 25th.
A-event : Winner : Kavals Runner-Up : Shpuniarsky
B-event : Winner : Dearie Runner-Up : McMichael
C-event : Winner : Cauley Runner-Up : Holland
D-event : Winner : Montesano Runner-Up : Burman
E-event : Winner : Lumsden Runner-Up : White
Sunday Open Finals on Sunday April 26th
A-event : Winner : Lowes Runnerup : Vanderkruk
B-event : Winner : Gain Runnerup : Le Blanc
C-event : Winner : Gray Runnerup : Dash
D-event : Winner : Kott Runnerup : Rabson
E-event : Winner : Williams Runnerup : Baty
Volunteer Of The Year
Congratulations to Valerie White who has become the most recent recipient of our annual volunteer award. Val has been editing the Sweeping Times for the past five years and any of you who have regularly read our newsletter, either in print form at the tables behind the glass or on the website, can attest to the professionalism Val has brought to our publication and to the very high standards she has set. My favourite reflection as to this was the incredulity shown by a well-known St. George’s curler who, upon reading the Sweeping Times, wondered why their club could not produce anything close to the obvious quality that lay on the pages in front of him. Congratulations Val and thanks for all the dedication – and quality – you brought to the task.
The other good news is that we have a keen new editor to replace Val. Diane Nielsen has agreed to become our new editor and we thank her in anticipation of the time she too will put into the job. High Park is indeed lucky to have both the enthusiasm and quality of volunteers who undertake all sorts of tasks around this club.
The Sweeping Times
The Season Finale (April 2015) edition of the Sweeping Times is now available here. Past issues can be viewed in the Curling folder.
Grand Mixed Bonspiel : 2015 April 18.
Congratulations to the winners , Team Mooij (Sue Mooij, Don Osborne, Andrew Zalameda, and Michelle Irvine).
Over 100 members took part in this year's Italian-themed bonspiel, and enjoyed a terrific weekend of curling, games, sunshine, food and dancing. We hope you're all back to have fun at next year's event!
Stu Sells Junior Tankard
This inaugural event will be held at the High Park Club on Sep. 18 - 20, 2015.
HPC Open Bonspiel
This inaugural event will be held at the High Park Club on Sep. 24 - 27, 2015.
8 Enders at High Park
And on 2015 February 7th :
The happy team (left to right) is Ross Turney, James Manson, Rajan Burman, Dave Bow.
High Park Club
High Park Club History.
A book covering the founding years and the challenges of starting a club and keeping it alive in its infancy.was published and is available from the pro shop. A book chronicling the first 50 years is in the draft phase and will be published in the near future. Oodles of information for the second 50 years has been collected. We are still collecting more information. We hope that members will have material to contribute whether it is articles, photographs, memorabilia or anecdotes. Especially details on how the tennis section got started and the challenges in switching from lawn bowling to tennis.
High Park Club's Greatest Curler.
A High Park Team was in the first Brier, The Macdonald Tankard, held March 1927 .
TCA Introduces the TCA Bonspiel Circuit
The Toronto Curling Association is introducing a Bonspiel Circuit meant for TCA curlers. The idea is simple: play in TCA bonspiels for your chance to win cash! The more you play, the betters your odds of winning. Interested in joining? Check out all the information at www.torontocurling.com/the-tca-circuit.
Calendar of Events
May. 21 Tennis Opening - Hopefully
Jun. 05 Golf Tournament
Jun. 18 Surf & Turf
Jun. 27 Wimbledon Tournament
Jul. 14 Tennis BBQ
Aug. 11 Tennis BBQ
Aug. 30 U.S. Open Tournament
Sep. 15 Tennis BBQ
Sep. 18 - 20 Junior Tankard
Sep. 24 - 27 HPC Open Bonspiel
Jan. 01 President's Levee
Jan. 09 - 16 Goldline Bonspiel
Jan. 16 WNW Bonspiel - supporting Women's College Hospital.