James McCarthy | Friday, November 21, 2014
Wax and Wine rescheduled
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The Yellowknife ski club has announced that they will be rescheduling the annual Wax and Wine social ski event until some more snow hits the ground. Stay tuned for the new dates.
Awards doled out at dinner
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The annual Aboriginal Sport Circle Awards Dinner will be taking place at the Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife this evening.
Four outstanding individuals from across the territory will be recognized for their contributions in their communities. Recipients of the coach award, sport award, Community Builder Award, and Culture Award will honored during the dinner.
Deneze Nakehk'o and Lawrence Nayally will be the Masters of Ceremonies and they will be storytelling throughout the evening.
The Mounties, as always, will be giving out their yearly award to a distinguished RCMP member.
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The Sport North Federation have released the names of the newest members to the NWT Sport Hall of Fame.
An induction ceremony will take place on Nov. 22 to honour those that have made significant contributions to sport in the territories.
The three newest NWT Sport Hall of Fame members include bi-athlete Robin Clegg, Laurell Graf and her dedication to building the sport of badminton in the NWT, and the 1994 Team NWT Junior Men's Curling Team.
Curlers on the move
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Sharon Cormier and her team will be traveling to Halifax, N.S., to compete in the Travelers Men's and Women's National Curling Club Championships this Nov. 24 to 29.
The team earned their invited to the competition when they won the NWT Playdown in Fort Smith last year.
Kristan Thompson is be playing third, Sarah Stroeder, second, and lead will be Anneli Jokela.
Elders gather for training
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The NWT Recreation and Parks Association will be hosting the annual Elders in Motion Training Gathering lunch this Nov. 26 at the Explorer Hotel.
Anyone who is interested in the overall health and fitness of older adults are welcome to come learn and share information.
Information about various community elder programs, tips for running and delivering programs and to simply celebrate elders and their caregivers will be the main focus of the gathering.
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