Congratulations, Team Canada!

Central Ontario Region was well-represented on Team Canada at the 2017 World Winter Games in Austria. The district sent athletes in every sport Canada competed in at the Games:
Alpine Skiing: David W. and Mike W. from Barrie, Matthew F. with Collingwood
Figure Skating: Rosie L. from Kincardine and coaches Janet C. from Collingwood and Tracey Z. from Orillia
Floor Hockey: Ryan B. and Adam G. with coach Ron C. from Peterborough
Nordic Skiing: Jacqueline G. (pictured, left) from Central Bruce and coach Hellaina R. from Barrie
Snowshoeing: Jade I. (pictured, right) from Barrie
Speed Skating: Stephen Graham from Orillia
Congratulations to these athletes, and to Team Canada for a great showing on the world's sporting stage!

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News Flash

  • Those Amazing Curlers! (click on title to be taken to full post with photos) Central Ontario Region were well-represented at the Ontario Curling Association Tankard in Cobourg on February 4th. From Central Bruce (pictured at left) on Ontario's "West Coast" to the the Red Wolves in the highlands of Haliburton (pictured at right), we all congratulate those two teams for making it to the event. Central Bruce advanced from the South West playdowns hosted in South Saugeen, and Haliburton advanced from the South East playdowns in Kawartha Lakes. So, not only do Central Ontario communities play well, we host well! Congratulations and HURRY HARD!
    Posted Apr 17, 2017, 8:46 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • What A Night! SOO AGM & Awards Congratulations to all the award recipients at Special Olympics Ontario's Annual General Meeting, held November 9th in Markham, Ontario. Central Ontario was well-represented on the stage, with Female Athlete of the Year Cathy Smith from Barrie (pictured) and School Team of the Year Bracebridge Muskoka Lakes Secondary Basketball (pictured). Years of Service recipients for 25 years of dedicated included Marlene Leigh of Orillia (pictured) as well as Janet Collins of Collingwood, Wendy Evans of Central Bruce, Joan and Rae Henry of Huronia, and Bill Strode of Peterborough.Here are a few words from Cathy Smith:Thank you for the coaches and the volunteers that trained me well for the World Games in Los Angeles. Thank you for picking ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2017, 3:22 PM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • District Team Announcement: Final list - April 7! (please click on the title to be taken to the full post with attachment) Here it is, folks: the announcement of Team Central Ontario for the 2017 Provincial Summer Games being held in Peel Region. Congratulations to those athletes and coaches who have been selected to the Team in Training! For questions about selections, please contact District Developer Hellaina Rothenburg, Team members should keep in good contact with their District Team Managers, Barb King of Owen Sound and Brian Carr of South Saugeen. For more information on the Games, please visit the website at 
    Posted Apr 7, 2017, 8:17 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
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