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News - Archive 2012/2013


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DCC volunteers introduce curling to Veterans, January 14, 2013 
 
Denver Curling Club volunteers travelled to Snow Mountain Ranch near Winter Park CO.,  to introduce curling to disabled veterans January 14, 2013. The event was put on by the National Sports Center for the Disabled. The vets had the opportunity to try 5 paralympic winter sports! It was amazing to see how well they did with the various disabilities. NSCD had several volunteers, about 1 volunteer for each participant.
The DCC volunteers arrived at the YMCA of the Rockies about 8:00 AM January 14, 2013 and had to shovel snow off of the outdoor rink, scrape the ice bumps before they could begin to set up curling for the disabled vets with weather temps at 30 below zero. Many thanks to Tom Whitman, Karen Bronson, Pam Wilson, David and Pam Finch who introduced curling to about 27 different veterans. They had a great time and everyone enjoyed the experience.

View the pictures on the NSCD Website or our DCC  Photo Album 

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Curling above 10,000 feet in Leadville - Dec 2012 & Jan 2013

Denver Curling Club member Tom Whitman  organized and held two very  successful learn to curl sessions in Leadville, CO. (Altitude 10,152 ft).  The first  in December 2012  and second in January 2013.   Watch the video   or   See Photo Album 

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Fox 31 Denver featured DCC Curling - Dec. 11, 2012

Fox 31 Denver morning show featured the Denver Curling Club December 11, 2012. Dan Daru interviewed members of the club, provided some very entertaining moments  and helped to promote Curling in the Denver Area. 
DCC Photo Album    or    Fox 31 Denver TV segments 

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Curling in Boulder - Nov 2012

In November 2012 three members of the Denver Curling Club; Pam Finch,Alex Merrell and Phil Moir travelled to Boulder to teach and help the Boulder Ice Rink set up a
curling program. They now offer learn to curl events on Thursday nights.  
see:   
http://www.bouldericerink.com/curling.php?7bswsq   
They also have a web cam so you can watch all the action.   

January 10, 2013  Boulder Daily Camera Article :  Curling clinics, league come to Boulder Ice Rink   http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_22352482?source=email

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Curling featured on Denver Channel 4 - Nov. 15, 2012
On Nov. 15 thirteen fantastic volunteers from the Denver Curling Club were featured promoting curling and interviewed by Justin McHeffy of CBS Channel 4 Denver during the morning news program.
Links to the 2 TV segments and a photo album can be found below;

TV Segment 1    TV Segment 2   our DCC Photo album



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