Monthly Archives: October 2015

Juniors start-up date will be delayed slightly until November 25…

The date for the Juniors start up will be November 25th with the registration fee being a total of only $25.00 per youngster. (The cheque can be made out to CAS.)

This Wednesday, November 4, will not work for too many reasons. The next Wed is November 11th, Remembrance Day, and no school bus. The following Wednesday, the 18th, has me in Halifax for an appointment and Donalda is out out the province on that date.

The encouraging news is that there are things in the works that we did not do last year that are guaranteed to give the Juniors an enjoyable season. Once those events are finalized we’ll send out the information.

We want to get the Juniors off to a good start thus it is better to be a tad later than force things to commence too early. I know we’re all are keen to start and I am truly sorry for the delays.

If you have any questions please contact me at your convenience.


Best regards, Ray

Night League teams and schedule complete….

Teams and schedule for the Night League have been made. We are waiting until later on tonight to contact the skips. They will contact you with your 1st game date. Still in need of two players to complete the 8 teams we have. Until then Phil’s team and George’s will start the season with 3 players and get a spare each week until someone surfaces. If you know of anyone out there that may want to play we are looking for 2 leads or a second and a lead. Those players who requested a certain day to play on I have done my best to accommodate that request. Looks like our schedule this year is for 19 games with 2 and half weeks set aside for playoffs. All teams make the playoffs. Format to be decided later. Every team plays each other at least twice and no more than four times. On Sunday we will email everyone a schedule and team list. There will also be copies at the club next week.

Masters Grand Slam: October 27 – November 1 in Truro, NS

Grand Slam poster 2015

Grand Slam poster 2015

A week away to the start!!!

The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling 2015 Masters is coming to the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro, Nova Scotia from October 27th to November 1st! Just Around the corner

Owned and operated by Sportsnet, a Rogers Media company, the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling is an annual series comprised of seven curling tournaments, inviting the world’s best curlers to complete in Canada. The Masters will be the second stop on the 2015-2016 Grand Slam Schedule. Featuring 15 of the top men’s teams and 15 of the top women’s teams in the world, the Masters is an elite-level competition with cash prizes and valuable tour points on the line. Brad Gushue, from St. John’s, N.L., and Edmonton’s Val Sweeting were crowned the 2014 Masters champions.

The individual draw schedule has just been released meaning single draw tickets are available!  See attached match up for the event.

2015 Masters Schedule Match Ups FINAL

Single draw tickets, along with all event passes and weekend passes, can be purchased at Guest Services on the main floor of the Rath Eastlink Community Centre (625 Abenaki Road), online at or through telephone by calling 1-888-311-9090.

To see the complete draw schedule and for more information on the event visit,

Attic insulation and lighting replacement at Chedabucto CC….

The temperature in the ice area will definitely be more comfortable this season. On Saturday (Oct 17) A-1 Gutter insulated the rink’s entire attic (ice shed and lounge) up to an R50 level. The funds to complete the insulation are 50 cent dollars for the rink with the other 50 cents per dollar coming from a federal grant (ACOA).

The insulation improvements are expected to assist with an reduction in our yearly electrical bills which are in the yearly fourteen thousand dollars range ($14,000) — and that amount is not a typo.

Next on our upgrade list over the next month or so is the replacement of all ice shed lights plus the lounge’s lights and to add four pot lights to the lounge. The funds for that upgrade are also the ACOA grant at 50 cent dollars.

The other 50 cents per dollar are coming from the rink’s bank account to the tune of around six thousand dollars ($6000.00) earned via our numerous fund- raising endeavours.

As you can detect, the curling rink’s executive and other members have been busy getting ready for another enjoyable and successful season.

Your support will definitely make all the hours invested into the Chedabucto CC worthwhile so please get out to curl and to enjoy. While you are at it, recruit some new members whether they use the slide method or the stick delivery procedure — all are welcome and instructions are free to members.

Best regards, 🙂