Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum President Peter Nicholls is pleased to announce that Sunrise Credit Union will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2023 Induction Banquet when it is held at Brandon’s Victoria Inn on May 7, 2023.
“We very much appreciate the support of Sunrise Credit Union in our efforts to celebrate the five champion teams, the two curlers, and the two builders who will be honoured at our 2023 Induction Dinner,” Nicholls said. “It is our first time hosting the event in Westman since 1995 and we are pleased to have such as s strong western Manitoba institution join us in the celebrations.”
The 2023 inductees will include:
TEAM: Martin Bailey (Heather) – 2004 Canadian Masters Champions
TEAM: Doug Armour (Souris) – 2005 Canadian Masters Champions
TEAM: Ray Orr (Minnedosa) – 2009 Canadian Masters Champions
TEAM: Joyce McDougall (Brandon) – 2011 Canadian Masters Champions
TEAM: Kelly Robertson (Neepawa) – 2011 Canadian Senior Champions (World Silver)
CURLER: Doug Harrison
CURLER: Ruth Wiebe
BUILDER: Bob Flock
BUILDER: Dave Petursson
The sponsorship by Sunrise Credit Union expands their support of curling Manitoba which began with support of CurlManitoba’s livestream broadcast program in 2022 and again in 2023.
“The history and heritage of curling in Manitoba have strong roots in rural Manitoba. We are pleased to see the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame dinner returning to Western Manitoba and Brandon for the first time in 28 years,” said Sunrise Credit Union President & CEO Tim Klassen. “We are happy to expand our sponsorship commitment to curling in Manitoba by supporting this event. We congratulate all the 2023 inductees on their achievements.”
Dinner details are being finalized with planned start times of 4:30PM (cocktails) and 5:30PM (dinner). Ticket purchases ($100 OR Table of 8 – $720) will be through the CurlManitoba office. Interested persons are invited to contact [email protected] to request information on exact timing and ticket purchases.