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> Welcome Corey to the Board (posted Jul 26, 2015)
We are pleased to welcome Corey
Thompson to the Deer Lodge Board of Directors.
Corey will take on the responsibilities of Director of Associate
Corey joined the club several years ago as a junior member of the Wednesday
Nights Mens’ Thompson team and is now their skip.
He will start taking on his new duties in September.
The two other openings on the Board are still available.
Please consider and let us know of your interest. Email :
> Recruiting for Board Openings (posted Jul 3, 2015)
We are in need of some extra
help for your newly elected Deer Lodge Board of Directors.
After work assignments and allocation of director positions for 2015-16
were done, there are still some open positions to fill :
1) The first opening is that of Director of Associate Leagues.
This is an ongoing support function for our Associate (rental) leagues
and involves :
- the update, distribution and tracking of the rental contracts
- handling requests for changes in ice contracts or schedules
- collecting Curl MB affiliation information data from our leagues
- working with the Chair of Entertainment committee to organize the annual
Associate Leagues Night event
- requires some word processing and spreadsheet skills using existing
files from previous years
- This season's rental league contracts have already been prepared and
distributed to league representatives
2) The second opening available is for the Chair of Promotion
& Publicity committee. It is the first step through the progression
of chair positions leading to the President’s job. The progression
is from Promotion & Publicity, followed by Chair of Entertainment, next
onto Chair of Membership & Draw, then Chair of House & Finance and
The Promotion & Publicity Chair responsibilities include:
- securing advertising for arena walls and in the ice
- securing advertising for the DLCC Roster booklet and website
- working with other Chairs and rental leagues to promote events and
to recruit new curlers.
- participating in the Entertainment committee as Vice chair
This position requires some word processing and spreadsheet skills using
existing files from previous years
3) A third opening is that of Webmaster.
This is an ongoing support function for our Deer Lodge website and
- collecting news, curling schedules/results, photos and other digital
content from Board members and rental league representatives
- creating and updating DLCC web pages with the above content on our
internet provider's host server
- interfacing with our internet host provider staff for technical support
and host service contract management
- performing scheduled backups of information on our host server and
restoring operational files if need arises
- maintaining documentation of procedures, scheduled tasks, software
and techniques used to manage the website
Existing documentation of work tasks and schedules is at a good level. This
position requires some word processing and spreadsheet skills, skills using
existing tools to manipulate digital photos, experience with using both
personal computer and mobile device Internet browser software (Chrome, Firefox,
Mentoring by current members of the Board that have previously held the
above positions will be provided to assist transition into the roles.
Please consider and let us know of your interest in any of these positions.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
> May 2015 Board Meeting (posted Jun 22, 2015)
The Board of Directors met on
Wednesday May 13, 2015
at 7:00 p.m. at the
Golf Day & Registration
afternoon June 5th, we had 11 teams of golfers
for a shot gun start
in the annual
Deer Lodge Golf Day
Texas Scramble at the
Club. The weather was great for a change,
making it quite a nice day
out on the course.
BBQ at the
club kicked off
after the golf. The
big BBQ (courtesy
of the Foodfare at
Mt Royal & Portage
Ave.) was again available
to grill their steaks.
tallied and organizer
Doug Mackie announced the winners. The
group of Mike Mahon,
Ian Mahon, Blair Smith and Kevin
Exell were judged as the team with the
lowest net score.
there was a lengthy elimination draw to see who was the last
man standing for the
free membership for 2015-16.
to Reg Sims
who skips a team on Thursday
large thank you
goes to Doug Mackie
and to Jody & Paige at the
Click on the photo
view pictures taken
course and in the lounge.
club wishes to thank
all those that
came out to golf
or attend the BBQ as the
help keep paying the
bills over the summer.
2014 Semi Annual Meeting
While preparing to post the highlights
of the May 19 2015 Annual Meeting of the Deer Lodge Curling Club it
was noticed that we neglected to post the highlights of last fall's Semi
Annual meeting. The latter took place on Thursday
October 2, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
in the upstairs lounge of the club. It is old news
but may still be of interest to some.
of 2015 - 16 Curling Schedule
May 25, 2015)
The first draft of the curling
schedule for the 2015-16
season has been
added to the web site.
this season include
the kickoff Icebreaker
Curling Tour bonspiel 1-4 Oct.
2015, Curl MB Sr Mens, Jr Mens and Jr Womens Regionals Dec 4
- 6 and the yet to be confirmed Youth Spring
Open Bonspiel March 31 - Apr 2, 2016. A date has yet
not been determined for the annual Sean Grassie Deer Lodge MCT event.
League curling has been scheduled to start after the
Thanksgiving weekend. The open week prior to Thanksgiving
will possibly be used for rentals or membership practice times,
but stay tuned.
A month by month
overview is available
by clicking on
A snapshot of the entire season
can also be viewed from a link
near the bottom of that web
a specific league
schedule please visit
page and follow the
links for the league
through to its own 2015-16
These first draft
schedules are subject
to change, so please
remember to check
back as the season approaches.
Some of the
old web pages may still
be sitting in your web browser's
buffers so please
remember to refresh each page.
Tues/Thurs Ladies 2015-2016 Registration
(posted May 20, 2015)
The Deer Lodge Ladies Tues/Thurs Curling Club
looking to sign up curlers for the
2015 - 2016 season.
The registration form for 2015
- 2016 is now available on our website,
click on Forms
Service Outage (posted May 20, 2015)
The Deer Lodge Curling Club
website had been out of service since the middle of last weekend due to some
changes made on our server by our web hosting service provider.
Adjustments have been made at their location
to get us back up, but not without some work to be done on our
A large part of the information on our website
has had to be reorganized and some of that work is still in
You might have to click on the reload or refresh
icon on your browser when you look at the web pages.
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