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Team Sato Wins Mens at 2019 Canada Games
Team Sato beat Ontario 7-2 to win the Men’s Curling championship at the 2019 Canada Games in Red Deer, AB, in March. Here they are after the win (L-R: Hayato Sato, Skip; Joshua Miki, Third; Dawson Ballard, Second; Troy Chong, Lead; and their coach, Bryan Miki, far left). They curl out of the Royal City
51 Consecutive Years of Membership
The Vancouver Nisei Curling Club presented Tony Imai with a plaque recognizing his 51 years of consecutive membership at the AGM on March 30, 2019. “In the spring of 1968, Nisei curlers from the Lower Mainland and the Interior gathered in Greenwood for the first BC Nisei Bonspiel. One of the curlers in the spiel
Fuji Miki Service Award
President Kaimori-san of the Japanese Curling Association presented the Long Service Award to Fuji Miki in Richmond following the 50th BC Nisei Bonspiel in April, 2017.
Inaugural Wall of Honour Recipients
Some of the inaugural Wall of Honour recipients honoured at the 50th BC Nisei Bonspiel in Richmond, April 2017.
Roy Tateyama Memorial Award Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Roy Tateyama Memorial Award. This award is given annually to honour a current or past member of the Vancouver Nisei Curling Club who has demonstrated exceptional service and support to the Vancouver Nisei Curling Club. Nominations will be taken from the current members, and the recipient chosen
Vancouver Grand Aggregate Winner
Congratulations to Team Imai (Skip Tony Imai, Third Ruby Maeno, Second Pat Maihara, Lead Ken Ichiiwa) who beat out Team Nishi (Skip Ben Nishi, Third Arlene Yoshida, Second Dennis Matsui, Lead Richard Nomura) in a fierce battle on Sunday, Feb. 7, to become this year’s Vancouver Nisei Grand Aggregate winner.
Congratulations Laurie Shimizu
Laurie Shimizu’s Masters team came 2nd in the Abbotsford Senior Ladies spiel in November. Laurie curls in the Vancouver Nisei League.
All spares are placed on teams from a pool and not by individual teams or persons. If you will need a spare for yourself or someone on your team, contact Judy via text only at 604-813-6083 no later than 5 pm on the Friday before the game. She will be happy to supply a spare.
If any Vancouver Nisei League curlers have lost or damaged their name tags, please inform either Judy or Arlene. They would be happy to replace them at no cost. All new members will receive a complimentary name tag.