The A events winners were the Sandra Gallaway rink with third Liz Ellis

Jail House rocks the house at ladies cash spiel

Themed bonspiel produced many jail birds both on and off the ice

The Comox Valley Ladies Curling Club held their Cash Bonspiel on Nov. 28-30, and their Jailhouse Rocks theme produced many jail birds on and off the ice.

From a field of 24 teams and four events the winner of the A event, sponsored by Sherlocks Family Hair Care, was the Sandra  Gallaway team with third Liz Ellis, second Mary Ellen Warner and lead Elaine Starchuk. Second was the Amber Dufour rink and third the Stacia Johnson rink.

The B event, sponsored by  Kirk Cambell Investors Group,  winner was the Claire Bonin rink from the Seattle Granite Curling Club defeating the Sharon Meeres  rink. Third was  Mary Ellen Konyer from Nanaimo.

The C event, sponsored by Brian McLean Chevrolet Buick  GMC, winner was the  Michele Haider rink defeating Ann  Strilesky from Parksville. Third was the Kim Jonsson rink and fourth was the Dee Horie team.

In the D event, sponsored by 98.9 FM The Goat, Janice Ainsworth defeated Deb Goodwin. Third went to Leslie Shearer and fourth to Mary Holden.

The Ladies Club had very good support for our ticket raffles from the Old House Hotel,  the Spa and T. Dale Roberts Notary Public sponsored a dinner at Locals for one prize.

Golf courses all over the Island supported us with two rounds of golf at each course:  Comox, Sunnydale, Crown Isle, Glacier Greens, Gold River, Quadra Island,  Story Creek,  Morningstar, Arrowsmith and Port Alberni. The winners are posted on the Comox Valley Curling Club website.

We are thankful  for  a all the  gift certificates for our raffle baskets  from the downtown Courtenay merchants: Francis Jewellers, Shoebiz, Ski Tak Hut, Penny Tyme, Kradles, Butcher Block, Cherry Wine, Courtenay Florist,

Robert A. Couture, Sharon’s All Sizes, Trousers, Uptown  Yarns, Bonnie & Clydes, Home & Garden Gate, as well as SDM Courtenay, Locals Restaurant, Myrtle Point golf course.

Saturday afternoon the was a vendors market at the curling club with over 15 vendors for the lady curlers shopping  experience.

“In all is was a very successful bonspiel and was only possible with the help from our sponsors,” said CVCC ladies bonspiel chair Barbara Dixson.

– Comox Valley Curling Club