The Fourth Annual PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum Induction Ceremony took place this evening at the Charlottetown Curling Club, with five new members inducted, four posthumously. Co-hosts for the evening were Paul H. Schurman and Joanne Holden. On hand to welcome the attendees and congratulate the inductees were Jerry Muzika, Chair of the Hall of Fame and Museum, Charlottetown Deputy Mayor Stu MacFadyen, District 10 MLA Robert Mitchell, Charlottetown Curling Club President Kay Atkinson, Ron Hutton, a Governor with the Canadian Curling Association, and Shirley Lank, President of the PEI Curling Association.
The four posthumous inductees were Frank “Duck” Acorn of Charlottetown, represented by his son, Eddie Acorn, Marion Dockendorff of Charlottetown, represented by her nephew, David Hume, the Honourable Gordon L, Bennett of Charlottetown, represented by his daughter, Diane Campbell, and Gen Enman of Summerside, represented by her daughter, Sheila Enman. The final inductee was Bill MacFadyen of Augustine Cove.
Photo (L-R): Bill MacFadyen, Sheila Enman, Diane Campbell, Jerry Muzika (Hall of Fame Chair), David Hume, Eddie Acorn.
The induction ceremony was dedicated to the memory of Barb Currie, a founding member of the PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum, who passed away in February.