Special Amherst Council Meeting August 9

Town of Amherst

You are invited to a Special Amherst Council Meeting August 9

His worship Mayor Robert Small and members of Amherst Town Council would like to extend their invitation to a Special Council Meeting being held on Tuesday, August 9 at 12:00pm at the Amherst Stadium.

Amherst Town Council will be making a significant decision in regards to its continued support and investment towards physical activity and youth. The Special Council Meeting will be followed by a media conference, where details of this decision will be released by representatives of the Town and community organizations.

They ask that you to please mark your calendars and join us at the Amherst Stadium for this special meeting of Town Council.

Amherst Town Council looks forward to seeing you at the Stadium Tuesday!

For more information and further details on the event, please call (902) 694-6265 or email amherstrecreation@amherst.ca

Club Championship 2016

The 2016 Club Championship was played March 28th – 30th with a full draw. Everyone had a great time! Thanks to Joan Cameron for organizing this event and local businesses J&G Jewellers, Mansours, Focal Point & 30 Church for supporting this event with great prizes.

Club Champions: Ray Fowler,  Alice Duxbury, Ron Davis, Kumar Uberoi


 1st Consolation: John Greer, Lisa Gilbert, Lorna Davis, Danny Khouri


2nd Consolation: Sam Wood, Janice Amos, Ian MacLean, Paul Cormier


3rd Consolation: Chris Collins, Reta Parsons, Stephanie Porter, Chris Ford


Congratulations to everyone. We all had a great curling season, hope to see everyone back next year!

Senior’s second half results

Round#3 – Jan 4 to Jan 18


Skip, Roger Bacon, 3rd. Kathy Craib, 2nd. Walter Curry, Lead Glen Hudson

Rnd 3 Winners


Skip Ron Hoeg, 3rd. Carter Levy, 2nd. Marjorie Brown, Lead Ron Estabrooks (No Pic)

Round#4 – Jan 25 to  Feb 12


Skip Steve Cameron, 3rd. Cindy Cameron, 2nd. Linda Harrison, Lead Arnold Blenkhorn

Rnd4 Winners


Skip Kathy Craib, 3rd Susan Hudson, 2nd. Brian Trenholm, Lead Debbie Shipley

Rnd4 Runners Up

Round#5 BACON Par 3 Feb 24 – Mar 9, 2016


Skip, Steve Cameron,  3rd. Susan Hudson, 2nd. Brian Shipley,  Lead Debbie Shipley

Bacon Par 3 Winners


Skip, Brian Faught,  3rd. Carter Levy, 2nd. Alan Baldock / Alice Duxbury, Lead Wayne Dupuis

Bacon Par 3 Runners-Up
Hotshots  Competition / Closing Dinner pictures:


Ladies Hotshots Competition

The Annual Ladies hotshots competition sponsored by Underfoot Flooring was played March 22nd, 2016 with 21 ladies participating.

The results were:

1st: Joan Cameron with 18 points (out of a potential 30)
2nd: Sandra Blenkhorn with 17 points
3rd: Alice Duxbury with 16 points

Thanks to Rhonda Perry (Underfoot Flooring) for organizing. Everyone had a great time. Congratulations Joan!



Rhonda Perry (Underfoot Flooring) & Joan Cameron


Carter’s Sports Cresting Bonspiel Results

The annual Amherst Curling Club, Year End Mixed Bonspiel, sponsored by Carter’s Sports Cresting, took place on March 18/19, 2016.

12 Teams entered the event.

Winner – Kathleen Trites, Lary Trites, Ron Sutherland, Jane Bradley


Left to right: Event Sponsor Mark Carter, Larry Trites, Kathleen Trites, Jane Bradley, Ron Sutherland

1st Runner-Up – Kathy Craib, Ed Gogan, Rob LeMoine, Cindy Cameron


Left to right: Ed Gogan, Kathy Craib, Rob Lemoine, Cindy Cameron

A Division Winner – Paul Hawkes, Denise Demone, John Greer, Theresa Hawkes, (spare Ted MacKinnon)


Left to right: Paul Hawkes, Denise Demone, Theresa Hawkes, Ted MacKinnon. Missing John Greer

B Division Winner – Robin Keith, Rhonda Perry, Jeff Morris, Kerry Lee Morris-Cormier and spares


The last two standing: Rhonda Perry, Robin Keith  Missing from photo: Jeff Morris, Kerry Lee Morris-Cormier

Door Prize Winner – Lary Trites, StormTec Jacket


Door prize winner Larry Trites and Event Organizer Peter Rushton

50/50 Winner – Karen Rushton

Raffle Prizes:

Joanne Carter – McDonald’s Treat Basket (donated by McDonald’s restaurant)

Ed Gogan – Blanket, Cooler Bag, T-shirt (donated by Labatt’s & Heritage Gas)

Paul Hawkes – A&W Mug & Certificates (donated by A&W restaurant)

Denise Demone – BBQ Basket (donated by Lisa Gilbert)

Lorna Davis – Heater (donated by Amherst Home Hardware)


Congratulations to all participants and thanks to all of the volunteers and supports of this great event.

Thanks again to Mark and Brenda Carter for their terrific support of this event and to the Amherst Curling Club.