Jeff Harris Curl-a-thon – 9&10 March 2012

March 5th, 2012 by curling canuck

The 5th Annual Jeff Harris Curl-a-thon ( will be hosted at the Philadelphia Curling Club beginning the evening of Friday March 9th and continuing late into the night of Saturday March 10th 2012.  This year’s them is “Wild Wild West CurlaThon!”.  There will be a mini-bonspiel on Friday and Saturday, corporate bonspiel on Saturday morning and afternoon, and Open ice for those that want to try curling after 4 PM on Saturday.  There will be raffles, silent auctions, and even a Zumba Class.  Yes a Zumba Class at 10 PM on Friday.  Plus many other cool events and prizes to be won.

Jeff’s dad recently sent an open letter to the club, which best summarizes the reason for the event and the support that the Curl-A-Thon gives to Jeff through HelpHopeLive (HHL):

Dear Club Members:

I beg your indulgences for this additional load in your inboxes.  My purposes in writing this are threefold:  1). to express the Harris family’s continuing and deep appreciation for the myriad of ways our curling family has helped and supported our family, particularly Jeff, 2). recognizing that club membership has increased significantly over the last few years, to introduce newer club members, who may not know Jeff nor the origins or purposes of the Curlathon (3/9 & 3/10) to that event and 3). for those who know Jeff, to give you an update on him. Read the rest of this entry »