Berwick Curling Club launches capital campaign for new facility

Nancy Kelly
Published on August 25, 2014

The Berwick Curling Club has launched an ambitious campaign to ‘Raise the Rings’ at the Kings Mutual Century Centre. 

The Berwick Curling Club has launched an ambitious campaign to "Raise the Rings" at the Kings Mutual Century Centre.

The fundraiser will allow the current three-sheet curling club, in operation since the early 1960s, and in need of costly upgrades, to relocate to a new, expanded facility in a future development phase of Berwick’s recreation complex.

To be named the Larsen Curling Centre for the Larsen family, which has donated $100,000 towards the cost of construction, the new facility is estimated to cost between between $1.7 million and  $2 million.

Federal and provincial contributions are anticipated to cover two-thirds of the total project cost, leaving the remainder to be raised locally.

The Raise the Rings project aims to generate $25,000 by encouraging current and former curlers to make a donation which can be spread over five years.

A variety of sponsorship levels are available and include gold, from $10,000 -$24,999; 
silver for $5,000 -$9,999; 
bronze, between $1,000 -$4,999 and friends, from $500 -$999. All donations are tax deductible and donations of $500 or more will be recognized on a plaque at the KMCC.

Anyone interested in helping  with the project in Berwick can contact Bryan at 902-538-1569, Tony at 902-375-2150, or Greg at 902-538-9181.