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Sixteen teams of curlers took to the ice at the Blue Water Curling Club on Saturday, February 18th for a day of curling to help raise funds for the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation.
By the end of the day, $19,775 was raised to support the purchase of several pieces of diagnostic equipment for the Hospital.
“Thanks to all our curlers, sponsors, volunteers - everyone who helped make the day a huge success,” said Dennis Radbourne, Drawmaster and Chair of the organizing committee. Lead sponsor of the Funspiel was Grey-Bruce Electric Supply. Draw sponsors were Chatsworth Insurance, and Investors’ Group.
More than 50 local businesses provided sponsorships, auction and raffle items, plus team prizes.
Dave Middleton and Geoff Keleher of Team SunLife sweep a rock thrown by Skip Dylan Tippin
Winning the Funspiel overall was the SunLife team, skipped by Dylan Tippin, with Dave & Jack Middleton and Geoff Keleher.
The top fundraising team was Team BDO raising $1,400.
This was the 17th annual Funspiel in support of the Hospital. Over its history, the event has raised about 300,000 to support the purchase of new and update medical equipment for the Hospital.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017