Category Archives: Club News

2013-14 Membership drive underway

For many of us at Anthracite Curling Club, Spring heralds the time to renew their Memberships for another year. As we reach the conclusion of our Winter League and the end of the 2012-13 season, that time has come. Continue reading

Anthracite welcomes new members

The Club recently welcomed the following new members: Ross Ruschman, Heather Walter, Alex Wood, Jerilynn Haddow, Tyler Piede, Luke Dubin, and John Delamater.
For our longer-term member, please make these n00bs feel welcome on the ice and for the freshmen members, never hesitate to ask questions either about the game or about the Club.

Club members appointed to Board of Directors

The following members have been appointed to terms on the Club’s Board of Directors: Mark Dorval (1 year, expiring in Aug. 2013), Joe Raymer (2 years, Aug. 2014) and Thom Kivler (3 years, Aug. 2015). The Board has scheduled the following dates for meetings in 2013: Jan. 5, Feb. 2, and March 2.

The following information and more is available in the First Edition of the Anthracite Curling News newsletter, available now at The Ice Rink and for download here.

USCA launches national Arena Championship bonspiel

The inaugural United States Curling Association Arena Curling National Championship, an event designed specifically for curlers who utilize arena curling facilities, will debut next summer. This new championship will take place July 18-21 at the Fort Wayne Curling Club in Fort Wayne, Ind.

“The Fort Wayne Curling Club is excited that the USCA has initiated a new Arena Championship to provide many of the newest curling clubs in the United States, like us, the ability to compete against clubs of similar circumstances,” said Craig Fisher, Fort Wayne Curling Club president and chairman of the 2013 Arena Curling National Championships. Continue reading

Learn to Curl draws attention to Club

Many thanks to the Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader newspaper for its continuous coverage of the Club. Special thanks to Jerry Lynott (reporter) and Pete Wilcox (photographer) for their time on Saturday afternoon at the Learn to Curl.

You can read and see photos from the event here.

News on upcoming Learn to Curl clinics will be announced soon. Look forward to those dates.