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REF NO.: 156

SUBJECT: 8th annual curling bonspiel of the St. John's Chapter of MUN Alumni Association: Saturday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

DATE: Jan. 19,2006

It looks like February is going to be an over-the-top month for the curlers among Memorial University’s alumni. First there’s alumnus Brad Gushue and his team curling for Canada at the Winter Olympics in Italy. And second is the 8th Annual Alumni and Friends Curling Bonspiel, Feb. 18, at the St. John’s Curling Club. This event always proves to be a fun day of curling with plenty of prizes for old and new rivals.

Alumni, friends and students are invited to participate as teams or individually. You have until Friday, Feb. 10, to register. Come join in the fun and prizes.

Cost: $27.50 per person; $110 for team of four. Lunch is included in the cost.

New and experienced curlers welcome. To register, or for further information, please e-mail Terri-Lynn King at rsvpalumni@mun.ca or call 737-4354.

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For further media information, please contact Wade Kearley, Communications, Alumni Affairs and Development, 737-2620 or wkearley@mun.ca.

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