PEI Curling Hall of Fame inducts 5 new members

The PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum held its 8th annual induction ceremony Monday night Oct. 20, 2014 at the Crapaud Community Curling Club. The five inductees honoured for their achievements and contributions to the sport of curling were, in the “Curler” category:  Nancy Cameron from the Charlottetown Curling Complex (represented by her father, PEI and Canadian curling hall of fame and PEI Sports Hall of Fame member Doug Cameron), and Ted MacFadyen, Sandy Foy, and Mike Coady from the Crapaud club who curled together for many years, along with Shirley Lank from the Cornwall Curling Club, the sole inductee in the “Builder” category.

Photo (L-R): Doug Cameron, representing his daughter Nancy, Mike Coady, Sandy Foy, Shirley Lank, Ted MacFadyen

Paul H. Schurman was master of ceremonies for the event, which included a welcome from Jerry Muzika, Chair, Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame and Museum, along with greetings from the Honourable George Webster, Minister of Agriculture and Deputy Premier for the province, Marilyn Neily, Chair of the Canadian Curling Association’s Board of Governors, and Amy Duncan, Executive Director of Curl PEI, who brought words of greeting on behalf of Curl PEI president Angela Hodgson.

Photo: Master of Ceremonies Paul H. Schurman

Photo: Jerry Muzika

Photo: the Honourable George Webster

Photo: CCA Board of Governors Chair Marilyn Neily

Photo: Amy Duncan, Curl PEI Executive Director

Each new inductee was presented with a Hall of Fame pin, a certificate of recognition, and a portrait, done by Summerside artist Wayne Wright.

Photo: Portraits of (L-R): Cameron, Coady, Foy, Lank, MacFadyen

Photo (L-R): Hall of Fame Board member Arleen Harris, presenting certificate to Mike Coady

Photo (L-R): Amy Duncan presents certificate to Sandy Foy

Photo (L-R): Marilyn Neily presents certificate to Shirley Lank

Photo (L-R): Hall of Fame Board member Marg Nowlan and Ted MacFadyen unveiling portrait

Photo (L-R): Hall of Fame Board member Al Ledgerwood presenting certificate to Doug Cameron, on behalf of Doug’s daughter Nancy, who is out of the country and was unable to attend

Click to download a copy of the event programme.
Click for bios of the inductees

The evening was sponsored by PEI Ford Dealers, Beaton’s Wholesale Dry Goods Limited, Phillips Feed Service, Legault Pest Management, the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, and Consolidated Credit Union Limited– Summerside.


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