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Queens Curl for Cancer looking for teams

The annual Curl for Cancer returns to Liverpool on Feb. 14, for a day of fun and to raise money for a good cause. 

Organizer Ann Bellfontain poses with curler Laurie Martin at last year's Curl for Cancer. The Liverpool Curling Club is once again hosting the fundraiser.

With a span of 28 years and over $300,000 in fundraising, the Queens County Unit of Canadian Cancer Society is the definition of determined.

Given the devastating reach of all cancer diseases in this county alone, it is clear that making a difference is as important as ever.  The Queens County Unit fundraising events do more than generate money for cancer research, they showcase our strong sense of community.

The first event is the fun for all ages “Curl For Cancer” which is celebrating 28 years at the Liverpool Curling Club. The bonspiel slated for Valentine’s Day Saturday Feb. 14 and you can enter until Feb. 12. Along with prizes for top fundraisers, there will be lucky prize draws and delicious offerings from the canteen. Entry is a mere $5 per person.  From corporate teams to family teams, all are welcome, with select opportunities for individual entries.

March will see the “Daffodil Campaign” bloom across Queens County. This fundraising campaign has blossomed since its inception, a cumulative total of more than $50,000.

The 2015 fundraising season wraps up in April with the important “Door to Door” campaign. In the past 10 years alone over $100,000 has been raised by the Queens County Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Cancer has touched virtually every family in Queens County, probably even yours. If you have even just a few hours to help, the Unit Team are eager to bring new volunteers into the fold. It feels good to do good and you will find yourself having quite a bit of fun in the process.

Chances are you already know at least one of the friendly volunteers. 

Rosalee Smith 902-354-4915, President

Janet Godfrey, Delphine Dexter, Patricia Lohnes, Greta Clarke, Nancy White, Kathy Gilbert

and Ann Bellefontaine (chair-Curl for Cancer)  902-864-3274

For information on any these fundraisers, to donate prize items or to donate your time, please contact Rosalee or Ann, or online at

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