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BG Curling Club Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Posted Jan 11th, 2018 by Shannon Orr  Category: Sports

 

BG Curling Club Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at New Curling Center
Contact: Shannon Orr (Bowling Green Curling Club)
Cell: (419) 581-1965
Email: shannonorr@gmail.com
Website: bgcurlingclub.com
Facebook: facebook.com/CurlingClubBG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOWLING GREEN, OH, January 10, 2018

In 1968 humans orbited around the moon for the first time in history, and the Bowling Green Curling club threw it’s very first rocks. On Saturday, January 9 the Black Swamp Curling Center will be the celebrating the 50th anniversary of curling in Northwest Ohio, and the public is invited to join in all of the festivities. Curlers will be playing a 50 end – 15 hour long game (Saturday 10am-10pm and Sunday 10-3pm), curlers from across the region will be competing in a curling tournament all day Saturday and there will be a Saturday evening celebration with cake and a crokinole tournament. The 9th End Bar will have 50 beers for 50 years – with a new beer released every 15 minutes. On Sunday the public is especialy invited to a History Happy Hour from 12-2pm complete with historical curling displays and a bagpiper.

Curling, played with granite rocks and brooms on ice, is one of the fastest growing sports in America, and the United States has high hopes that the US curling teams will bring home medals at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.

The Black Swamp Curling Center is the largest dedicated curling venue in Ohio with four sheets of ice, The 9th End bar and a warm lounge where visitors are always welcome to watch curling through the viewing glass. The BG Curling Club holds regular Learn to Curl classes and leagues.

For more information about the Black Swamp Curling Center and how everyone can try the sport of curling, please visit bgcurlingclub.com or email bgcurlingclub@gmail.com or call (419) 751-2875

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The Black Swamp Curling Center is run by the Bowling Green Curling Club, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3). The club offers curling classes, weekly league play, youth programs and private curling rentals. New curlers are always welcome.

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If there is any way that we can better accommodate you at this event, please contact Shannon 419-581-1965 (call or text) or shannonorr@gmail.com . We will have curlers available for interviews, and can also arrange time for reporters to throw a curling rock on video or report from the ice.

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