Burlington, VT—Online registration is now open for the 10th Annual Howard Center Curling Challenge on March 16. This year’s event is presented by the South Burlington Rotary Club, and proceeds will benefit Howard Center services and Rotary activities that benefit many local community organizations.
As in past years, the Green Mountain Curling Club, with assistance from the Rutland Rocks Curling Club, will provide instruction and equipment for all 32 teams of four as they compete throughout the day at Cairns Arena in South Burlington.
Sponsorship opportunities are available at various levels, and the South Burlington Rotary Club will offer sponsors at the $1,500 level an honorary three-month club membership from April 1- June 30. The honorary membership entitles a sponsor representative to participate in weekly meetings (including breakfast) and all special Club events during that time.
Howard Center helps 16,000 people in over 60 locations and four counties each year with mental health, substance use, and developmental services. Howard Center’s 24/7/365 mobile crisis service, First Call for Chittenden County is available to meet the needs of Chittenden County children, adults, and families in crisis at 802-488-7777. Howard Center is a funded agency of the United Way of Northwest Vermont. www.howardenter.org. Help is here.
The South Burlington Rotary Club is a local community support organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life within our neighborhoods, the region, and around the world. Our club has been directly involved in building the Veterans Memorial Park Band Shell, providing the South Burlington Library a Book Mobile, providing shelter to refugees in Syria, implementing water purification solutions in Haiti, the nearly complete eradication of polio from our planet, as well as placement of benches along the South Burlington Bike Path. Our club of approx. 40 members has a weekly breakfast meeting to network, share ideas, and develop new ways to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace. Visitors are always welcome! www.SouthBurlingtonRotary.org
The Green Mountain Curling Club is a group of curlers and fans bringing curling into the state of Vermont. The Club has been curling in Vermont since 2006. Its purpose is to promote local, regional national and international competition in the sport of curling and to prepare people for such competition. The Club offers learn to curl clinics, regular curling, membership in the GNCC & USCA, and opportunities to participate in bonspiels. www.greenmountaincurlingclub.org