Sports in the Glens
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The sports editor of The Glengarry News, Sean Bray, has accepted the #IceBuckChallenge from Derick Viau, the Alexandria junior B Glens trainer, and later this afternoon will get doused for the cause. The Ice Bucket Challenge has become a major fundraiser for the ALS Society of Canada, as well as for ALS charities around the world. Please donate what you can. Thank you.
Here's the link to the official donation portal.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become a significant fundraiser for ALS Canada. While for many taking up the challenge, it's fun, the activity has a serious side too. Remember to donate to support those who have completed the challenge, and to support the important work of the ALS Society of Canada. Here's the official link for more information and to make a donation.
Hockey Canada, the national governing body for Canada's game, has over 250 free hockey-themed lesson plans available for teachers. You can check them out at http://goo.gl/IPJChG
The Hawkesbury curlers are organizing the first Mary McKechnie Open Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 24 at Hawkesbury Golf and Curling Club, and everyone is welcome to play. Mary McKechnie served the club as a member of its board of directors for a number of years and was a strong supporter of curling.
The format is a four-player scramble, beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost for non-golf members of the club is $80 (includes golf, cart, dinner), $50 for golf members, $25 for dinner only.
To register or to obtain further information, contact Mike Gasher at 613-240-5543 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org