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  • Susanne Rausch

    Susanne passed away peacefully on Friday, November 9th surrounded by loved ones having just celebrated her 89th birthday. Predeceased by her beloved husband Johann, her parents Joachim and Christine (Blaser) Stieb, her siblings Christine (Jakob) Schlarb, Karl (Katharina) Stieb, Heinrich (Theresa) Stieb, Theresa (Paul) Gerhard and Joachim (Eva) Stieb.

    Susie leaves behind her much loved daughter Heidi, her chosen children Maciek, Charmaine and being Oma to sweet Norah. Susie was the favourite aunt and cousin to a large extended family and has kept them all close to her heart, particularly during the last few months. She has been the ‘cool’ aunt, a mentor, a confidant, the rock and the glue for the many generations and for many friends. She left this world comforted in knowing that her daughter is surrounded by many kinds of family, all who love both of them very much.

    Susanne has had a life filled with challenges and many silver linings.

    She had an idyllic childhood in Jugoslavia before being forced to flee her home with advancing Russian forces eventually establishing a new life in Germany. A vacation to Canada led to a chance meeting with her love, Johann, enticing her to move to another new country.

    Another challenge met: she mastered the English language. Love gave her a daughter, the apple of her eye. Heidi was a joy and a challenge. Her personality helped her form wonderful friendships with many, particularly with her neighbours on Tweed Avenue and on White Lake.

    Heidi would like to thank all those who spent time with her mother over the last few months, shared memories, had meaningful visits and helped both of them through this difficult time.

    Friends are invited to Beechwood, Funeral, Cemetery & Cremation Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario on Tuesday, November 13th from 5-8 pm. A visitation will also be held at Martin Luther Church, 933 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday November 14th from 10am, followed by a Celebration of Life 11am. A gathering will follow.

    Private interment will be held at a later date.
    https://beechwood.permavita.com/site/SusanneRausch.html

     

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  • Going Away Shindig for PJ Vankoughnett & Randy Olson

    Our friends are packing up and heading off for an adventurous retirement! Join us at the Ottawa Curling Club on Saturday, November 17 from 4:00 p.m. until the wee hours!
    Curling Ice for all interested from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Foods and bevies to follow!
    All are welcome!!!
    Please email Dalal to confirm prior to November 10th if you want to curl. If you don’t want to curl, just come to have some drinks!

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  • John Whitaker - OCC Volunteer of the Year

    This is long overdue... if you haven't heard, the OCC's Volunteer of the Year award was given to John Whitaker at this year's AGM. He is a very special man and we are so lucky to have him at our club. We love you, John! ❤️

    John Whitaker - Volunteer of Year

  • Renfrewshire 12th Province Goodwill Tour

    22 curlers from Scotland have arrived in Canada! They play against the OCC on Monday, Oct 29th, at 9:00 AM.

    As part of their twelve day visit, the curlers of the Renfrewshire 12th Province Goodwill Tour have created a tour blog so that those at home in Scotland and those from here (across the pond) in Canada can follow in their adventures. https://ottawa2018.weebly.com/

  • Membership fees

    Membership fees are due Monday October 15. You know who will haunt you so just give her the money...your life will be easier. And you won't lose your ice privileges.

  • Practice Ice Available This Week

    Practice ice will be available this week (Monday to Friday) on a first-come, first served basis from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.

    Please keep your practice to a maximum of 15 minutes per sheet.

    We will return to the practice reservation system next week.

  • Annual General Meeting

    The Annual General Meeting is taking place on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 7pm at the club.

    All league schedules will be posted on-line in few weeks . League games are scheduled to begin on Monday, September 24.

    Practice ice time will be posted online when it might be available.

    Please refer to the Club Calendar for further information on dates, etc.

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  • Capital Curling Supplies - New Pro Shop on 2nd floor!

    Capital Curling SuppliesCapital Curling Supplies is now open. Emma Miskew, Ben Miskew, Sharon Gannon are looking forward to looking after the needs of OCC members as well as all Curlers in Ottawa and the surrounding area. Come on in and see the new store located upstairs by the ladies locker room. It’s time to think curling!!

  • Willie Jeffries - Gone too soon

    We are very sad to report that our long-time Wednesday Cash League member, Willie Jeffries, passed away unexpectedly while in British Columbia. Willie was a great guy to be around, and had many notable curling accomplishments, including qualifying to play in men’s provincials.  

    Willie’s recent OCC teams won the Wednesday Cash League in 2015-16 (Willie Jeffries, Spencer Cooper, Terry Scharf, Kevin Rathwell), and also captured the Open Grand Aggregate of the 2016 Alexander Keith's City of Ottawa Bonspiel (Willie Jeffries, Chris Gardner, Brian Vance, Stephen Watson).

    Deepest condolences to his children (Brady and Meghan), Sue, Marlene, family and friends. He will be sorely missed.

    A Celebration of Life will be held in Ottawa, ON at the Ottawa Curling Club on September 8th, 2018 at 1:30pm. Another Celebration of Life will be held in Port Alberni, BC at a date and place to be announced later.

    https://www.mccallgardens.com/obituaries/william-willie-richard-joseph-jeffries

  • Membership 2018-2019

    The 2018-2019 Membership will be available online Friday June 1st.

    One team member must pay in full by Monday June 11th  in order to hold the spot for the up coming season.
    Club hours:


    Tuesday June 5th: 12 pm - 6 pm
    Wednesday June 6th: 12 pm - 6 pm
    Thursday June 7th: 12 pm -6 pm
    Friday June 8th: 12 pm - 6 pm
    Monday June 11th: 12 pm - 6 pm

    Payment can be made in person at the club or by phone.

    Returning team policy
    Team Sign up
    Membership Sign up

  • OCC / Craig Savill Golf Tournament 2018

    Below is a message from our CRAIG SAVILL:

    Hey OCC

    It’s that time of year again, the upcoming Craig Savill Invitation Golf Tournament. We will again be heading out to the Pineview Golf Course on Friday June 22 for a 1pm shotgun start. 

    With the passing of OCC Member, Rod Matheson the golf committee decided to rename the prestigious tournament trophy the Bonnie and Rod Matheson Memorial Trophy. 

    There will be some new surprises on the course and in the silent auction. The proceeds will be again going to fund research and patient access at the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre. 

    If you have not signed up, check out the new tournament website for more info and to register. Due to the charity donation, this year all payments and sign ups will be going through the Pineview Golf Course. Please follow either one of the links below to register. 

    If you know someone interested in playing that is outside the curling club please pass this email along as we are now accepting anyone and everyone. 

    Ps my team is stacked so y’all be playing for second. 

    Registration:

    http://tournaments.pineview.com/occ-2018

    Tournament information:

    Www.craigsavillinvitational.com

    Looking forward to see you on the links!

    -Sav

  • RODERICK JAMES MATHESON

    Rod Matheson ObituaryRod passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the age of 82. Beloved husband and best friend to his sweetie, Laraine (Johnson). Predeceased by brother Eoin and first wife Bonnie. Brother-in-law of Katherine Matheson and Millie Jonsson. Proud uncle of John (Laurie) Matheson, Susan (Benoit) Cousineau, Eoin (Anita) Matheson and Janet (Tom) Greene. Loving stepfather of Kristen (John) Chew and Jennifer Pederson. Cherished Poppy to Becky, Anna, Owen, Jamie and Liam, great grandfather to Esmee. He will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends.

    Rod graduated Queens University and had an exemplary career as a teacher at Laurentian High School. He was a Life Member, past president, and curling champion at the Ottawa Curling Club, and a longtime member of the Royal Ottawa Golf Club.

    A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 971 Woodroffe Ave., followed by a Celebration of Life at the Ottawa Curling Club, 440 O’Connor St. All family and friends welcome.

    Laraine sends special thanks to Drs. Bence-Bruckler, Faught and Wa, and Nurse Nicholas of the Ottawa General Hospital Hematology Unit for their kindness and compassionate care.

    The family respectfully requests memorial donations in Rod’s name to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society www.llscanada.org or online tributes and donations via Pinecrest Remembrance Services www.pinecrest-remembrance.com.

  • OCC Golf Day - Friday, June 22nd

    The Ottawa Curling Club Golf Day is set for June 22nd at Pine View Golf Course.

    Registration:

    http://tournaments.pineview.com/occ-2018

    Tournament information:

    Www.craigsavillinvitational.com

    OCC Golf 2018

  • League Winners

    Click here to see the full list of league winners for the 2017-2018 season.

  • The 57th Annual Gordie Perry Bonspiel

    April 21 - April 29, 2018
    Entry Fee: $360 per team

    Entries paid in full by March 15, 2018 will be entered into a draw for a free entry to the 57th Gordie Perry Bonspiel.
    Congratulations Team Darren McNabb for winning the free entry.

    Draw here

    Enter here

    View the poster
    50/50 Draw:
    Unclaimed Prizes
    1-Ticket # 0111841
    2-Ticket # 519435
    3-Ticket # 519430
    4-Ticket # 0348902
    5-Ticket # 0348940
    6-Ticket # 0976596
    7-Ticket # 519999

  • TEAM ALLEN wins Club Championship

    Congratulations to Wednesday Cash League’s RITCHIE GILLAN, RICK ALLEN, CAMERON GOODKEY, and KEVIN RATHWELL for defeating Friday Mixed League’s MATTHEW ANDERSON, LYNN PETERSON, TOM PETERSON, AND JOANNE McGRAW to win the OCC’s Club Championship!

    Team Allen - 2018 OCC Club Champion

  • 2018 Roy Blair

    Roy Blair Teams & Results

  • CONGRATS TO TEAM TAYLOR

    Team Taylor won the 2018 Canadian Gay Curling Championship this past weekend in Calgary, Alberta! Way to go JOEY TAYLOR, Lee Mantha, Darren Sutherland, and DARREN McEWEN!

    Team Taylor CGCC 2018 

  • The Club Championship

    2017-2018 Club Championship Draw & Rules

  • Easter Weekend

    The club will be closed March 30th - April 2nd and resume normal activity Tuesday April 3rd.

    Happy Easter Everyone

  • TEAM ALLEN wins Alexander Keith's OVCA City of Ottawa

    Congrats to TEAM ALLEN for winning the Alexander Keith's OVCA City of Ottawa Men's Bonspiel on Mar 18, 2018!

    Way to go STEVE ALLEN, RITCHIE GILLAN, RICK ALLEN, and KEVIN RATHWELL!

    Congrats Team Allen

  • Remember to lock your vehicle!

    Remember to lock your vehicle

  • TEAM BELLIVEAU U18 MIXED PROVINCIAL

    TEAM BELLIVEAU 50/50
    Sunday February 25th Ticket # 0547320 Claimed
    Monday February 26th Ticket # 0547695
    Tuesday February 27th Ticket # 0547771 Claimed
    Wednesday February 28th Ticket # 568100 Claimed
    Thursday March 1st Ticket # 568475
    Friday March 2nd 2nd Ticket # 568682
    Saturday March 3rd Ticket # 568776

  • Update: Team Canada Entourage

    *UPDATE* Unfortunately, the Team travel plans have been rescheduled so we will be unable to greet them at this time. Thanks for your continued support! Details to follow.

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  • Police Association parking lot

    **Attention all Members and Guests of the OCC**

    The Police Association parking lot will no longer be a free option for parking. The gates will be down from 5:30am to 10:00pm daily - effective Monday, February 11, 2018. Please see map to recap other parking options.

    OCC Parking

  • 3 OCC pairs qualify for Provincial Mixed Doubles!

    Congrats to these curlers who qualified to go to Ontario Provincial Mixed Doubles!

    - Melissa Allen & Don Bowser

    - Lauren Horton & Cameron Goodkey

    - Erica Catherine & Kevin Tippett

    Good luck in Listowel, ON from Feb. 23-26, 2018!

    OCC congrats

  • MIKE JOHANSEN off to Senior Men's Provincials

    Congrats to our MIKE JOHANSEN (curling with Team Lewis out of Rideau) for winning Senior Men’s Provincial Qualifier A on Jan 28, 2018 at Hawkebury.

    Good luck at the Senior Men – Provincial Championship at the Glendale Golf and Country Club in Hamilton, ON from Feb 21-25, 2018.

    Congrats

  • TEAM CANADA - Olympic Women's curling schedule

    Wake up early or stay up late! CBC Olympics has your full coverage of PyeongChang 2018 and here is a helpful schedule of TEAM CANADA's games in Eastern times.

    First game: Wednesday, February 14th 7:05 p.m. Eastern.

    Team Canada - Olympic Women's curling schedule

  • Rogers' communications lines are back to normal! (Feb 6, 2018)

    Update: All communication lines are up and running. So consider the club back to normal. Thanks for your patience!

     

  • OCC retains Currier Cup trophy!

    Proud to say the Currier Cup trophy is retained! (The OCC was victorious by an 8-point margin.) Buckingham Curling Club is a great host club and we are honoured to be invited BACK to BCC for their centennial celebration in 2019!

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  • Good luck to OCC members curling in 2018 Ontario Tankard!

    Have a great provincials in Huntsville, guys!

    - TEAM ROBILLARD (SEBASTIEN ROBILLARD, RYAN McCRADY, BOWIE ABBIS-MILLS, ANDREW DENNY-PETCH)

    - DAVE MATHERS (Second for Team Howard)

    - DON BOWSER (Third for Team Balsdon)

    - MIKE McLEAN (Skip for Team McLean)

    Huntsville 2018 Ontario Tankard

  • Life members of the Ottawa Curling Club

    It is with great pride that we captured all our Life Members together on January 20, 2018!

    (Team Homan, already Distinguished Members of the club, were honoured for their historic Olympic qualification by being named Life Members.)

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    Front (Left to right): Rachel Homan, Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney, Lisa Weagle
    Back (Left to right): Matthew Kellett (OCC President), Geoffrey Sheppard, Rod Matheson, Dalal Abou-Eid (OCC Manager)

  • Great turn out for Team Canada Send-Off to Olympics!

    The club was buzzing as OCC members, corporate partners, friends, family and fans of our TEAM CANADA turned out for their send off to Pyeongchang 2018 on Jan 30th!

    Huge thanks to Darren McEwen for being such a great MC! 

    We even had a couple of notable guests show up! - Mayor Jim Watson, and local Member of Parliament (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) Catherine McKenna, helped celebrate Team Homan’s accomplishment in winning the honour to be TEAM CANADA.

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  • OLYMPIC FLAGS FLYING AT OCC - TEAM CANADA WILL BE IN THE HOUSE!

    Don’t forget that The Ottawa Curling Club will be hosting TEAM HOMAN’s Send Off to the Olympics on Tuesday, Jan 30th at 7:00 p.m.! Come meet the team, get photos, raffle prizes to be won and more. Admission is free and open to the public!

    Olympic Flags outside OCC

  • Peter Glover - Gone too soon

    https://cache.legacy.net/legacy/images/Cobrands/OttawaCitizen/Photos/0010026989-01-1_20180119.jpgIt is with great sadness to share the passing of one of our beloved members and a former Director of the Board, PETER GLOVER. He was such a high-spirited and caring man. A huge supporter of the OCC family and one of Team Homan's biggest fans. Details to honour Peter will be shared soon. Our sincere condolences to Pat, Hanna, and Jack. In memory of Peter, please consider a donation to the ALS Society of Canada. 

    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ottawacitizen/obituary.aspx?n=peter-glover&pid=187909634

  • TEAM HOMAN Olympic send-off - Jan 30th at 7 pm

    Circle your calendar! On Tuesday, January 30th at 7 p.m. at the Ottawa Curling Club, we will be hosting TEAM HOMAN's Olympic send-off to South Korea! Come meet the team, get photos, raffle prizes to be won and more. Admission is free and open to the public!

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  • RACHEL HOMAN and TEAM HOMAN win Ottawa Sports Awards

    On behalf of The Ottawa Curling Club, huge congratulations to our RACHEL HOMAN and TEAM HOMAN for their recent recognition from Ottawa Sports Awards.

    Female Athlete of the Year: Rachel Homan
    Female Team of the Year: Team Homan

    https://ottawasportsawards.ca/2018-olympians-celebrated-ottawas-athletes-year-2017-ottawa-sports-awards/

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  • EARLE MORRIS - Ottawa Sports Award - Lifetime Achievement for Coaching

    Congratulations to our EARLE MORRIS for being named the recipient of the 2017 Brian Kilrea Lifetime Achievement Award for coaching. What an honour!

    Read more about Earle here: https://ottawasportsawards.ca/curling-legend-highlights-li…/

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  • CHERYL KREVIAZUK and KAREN SAGLE are STOH Team ONTARIO!

    Congrats to our CHERYL KREVIAZUK and KAREN SAGLE, second and lead of Team Duncan (curling out of the Royal Canadian Curling Club), for winning the Ontario STOH in Whitby, ON!

    Good luck at the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton, BC from Jan 27 - Feb 4!

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  • DON BOWSER & MIKE MCLEAN - Winners at Ontario Men's Tankard Provinical Qualifier A

    Congrats to our DON BOWSER (third of Team Balsdon) and MIKE MCLEAN (skip of Team McLean), who were winners at the Dairy Farmers of Ontario Men's Tankard Provincial Qualifier A at the RCMP this past weekend.

    Way to go Teams Balsdon and McLean! Good luck at the Provincial Tankard in Huntsville from Jan 30 - Feb 4!

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  • Team Wallingford send-off party - Wednesday, Jan 10 at 6 pm

    Help The Ottawa Curling Club send off our junior women's Team Wallingford for when they go to the Canadian Championships in Shawinigan, QC from January 13-21 as Team Ontario!

    Team Wallingford will be selling 50/50 tickets until Wednesday evening to help support their team.

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  • TEAM WALLINGFORD wins U21 Ontario Championships

    Congrats to our TEAM WALLINGFORD (EMMA WALLINGFORD, GRACE HOLYOKE, LINDSAY DUBUE, HANNAH WALLNGFORD, Coach Doug Kreviazuk) for winning U21 Ontario Championships! They will be Team Ontario at the Canadian Championships in Shawinigan, QC from January 13-21.

    You ladies rock!

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  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year to all our members and friends of The Ottawa Curling Club.

    Happy New Year
  • Christmas Season Hours

    The Ottawa Curling Club hours of operation between Christmas and New Year's are:

    - Dec, 23 to 26 and Dec 29, 30, 31, and Jan.1 is CLOSED

    - Wed Dec 27th Club open for a private event.

    - Thu Dec 28th Teachers' Spiel.

    All leagues resume normal activity on Tuesday, January 2nd.

  • 'Tis the season for spreading Christmas cheer!

    Thank you, Ottawa Curling Club members, for your generosity supporting the Toy Mountain drive for children in need this holiday season. We raised $540 and almost 4 sacks full of toys that even Santa would be impressed with!

    Merry Christmas
    Happy Holidays 
    All the best in 2018!

    From the Board and staff at the OCC

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  • Life Members Announcement

    We want to start off the New Year right by honouring those members who have given back to the club in an extraordinary way. Join us at the club on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm for the announcement of our new life members, the first to be named in over two decades. Help us honour them for their enduring contribution to making the Ottawa Curling Club one of the best clubs in the country.

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  • CHERYL KREVIAZUK and KAREN SAGLE - STOH Challenge Round Winners

    Congrats to our CHERYL KREVIAZUK and KAREN SAGLE (lead and second of Team Duncan), as they won the B-Side of the STOH challenge round this past weekend. They will now compete in Whitby on January 10-14. Good luck, ladies!

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  • TEAM ROBILLARD wins Men's Colts Provincial Championship

    Congrats to our TEAM ROBILLARD for winning the Colts Provincial Championship this past weekend! Way to go SEBASTIEN ROBILLARD, RYAN McCRADY, BOWIE ABBIS-MILLS, and ANDREW DENNY-PETCH! 

    The team has secured a berth in the 2018 Ontario's Mens Provincial Championship in Huntsville, ON from Jan 30 - Feb 4, 2018!

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  • TEAM HOMAN wins Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings!

    Congrats to Rachel, Emma, Joanne, Lisa, Cheryl, and Adam! Team Homan is going to the OLYMPICS! We couldn't be more proud of this team and to be the home of Team Homan!

    Team Homan wins ROTR - Calvin Li

  • Kreviazuk family well represented at the Roar of the Rings

    TSN's Vic Rauter introduces us to Doug Kreviazuk. "He's volunteering his time as a statistician at the Roar of the Rings in Ottawa, but is also keeping a close eye on his three daughters, all of whom are competing in the tournament." (LYNN KREVIAZUK and Alison Kreviasuk are on Team Flaxey, and CHERYL KREVIAZUK is on TEAM HOMAN.) Click here.

    The Kreviazuks

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