Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador

August 8, 2009

Judy (Withers) Mugford

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Judy (Withers) Mugford

Member Conception Bay South FSC

– in 1992 – involved for more than 15 years

Club Involvement

  • – test chairman – 4 years
  • – vice-president – 1 year
  • – president- 2 years
  • – precision co-ordinator – 3 years
  • – fund raising
  • – ice show co-ordinator
  • – backbone and fundraiser for senior precision team

Region Involvement

  • – club delegate
  • – vice -chair
  • – test chair for region test days

Section Involvement

  • – fundraising – greatly expanded fund raising and was always in touch with fund raising companies to have them display their wares at the annual meetings. This was a very successful operation
  • – marketing- began marketing and getting sponsorships for various skaters and competitions
  • – public relations – her persistence with the media gave us a much greater presence in print than we had ever had. – weekly TV guide and sports inserts on TV – cable 9 did several slots on figure skating in general Canskate, and precision- as well as CBC sports section of the news.
  • – 1992 Newfoundland Section Volunteer of the Year – received her plaque at the National AGM Awards Banquet in Ottawa

A sports writer wrote that Figure Skating’s Judy Mugford of Conception Bay South “is quickly becoming one of the finest PR persons within local amateur sport”

Compiled by Marion Jeans

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