Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador

April 26, 2015


Filed under: Awards — admin @ 3:11 pm

The Skate Canada Achievement Awards were presented at the Skate Canada NL Awards Banquet, following the AGM. Award winners included:-
Volunteer Award of Excellence – Susan Thistle (Prince of Wales)
Section Volunteer Award – Perry Dalton (Mount Pearl Paradise)
Officials Award – Stephanie Nevin (Silver Blades)
Volunteer Coach Award – Brittany Baril (Silver Wings)

Program Assistant Award – Katie Dawson (CBN SC)
CanSkater of the Year – Zeyard Safard-Eldean (Flying Blades SC)
STARSkate Athlete of the year – Lauren Coombs (Mount Pearl Paradise)
Competitive Athlete of the Year – Jenna Efford (Mount Pearl Paradise)
Flying Blades, Silver Blades and Prince of Wales were presented with awards to celebrate their 50th anniversaries. Wendy Mercer and Jean Burden were presented with 50 year volunteer pins, and Eleanor Scott, Gail Hopkins and Dale Russell-Fitzpatrick received 25 year pins.

April 16, 2015

Thank You Skating Volunteers!

Filed under: News — loribrett @ 8:53 pm

Have we got a job for you!

Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador wishes to thank all Club, Region and Section Volunteers!

As we celebrate National Volunteer Week we  ask you join us in a short survey designed to help us learn more about the amount of time you spend each week sharing your time, talents and expertise within the skating community. To complete the survey please follow this survey link  Thank you for all you do for skating in Newfoundland and Labrador!

Thank you Wendy Mercer for your 50 years of Volunteer Service!

Filed under: News — loribrett @ 12:13 am

wendy 2Congratulations Wendy Mercer of the Prince of Wales Skating Club on your 50 years of volunteer activity with Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador! Thank you for your outstanding service to the skaters of our province! As we celebrate National Volunteer Volunteers we honour those volunteers who have served Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador for 25 and 50 years of service and invite you to view our listing of these dedicated and long-time serving volunteers and nomination information. 


April 15, 2015

Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador Section Celebrates National Officials Day (April 15th)

Filed under: Officials — loribrett @ 10:15 am

Happy National Officials Day to all our Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador Volunteer Officials!

As judges, referees, data specialists, evaluators, technical specialists and controllers, our officials support the participation of all skaters through test days, competitions, monitoring sessions, workshops and much more!

Why does someone become an official? How do I start the training process? These are some of the questions that may come to the mind if you have ever thought about why someone would become a volunteer official. We have shared the thoughts of some of our own officials in the hopes that you might better understand what it means to be an official and perhaps consider getting involved yourself. (more…)

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