Lion’s Head Skating Club Year-End Carnival Showcases Local Talent

Erica Thompson (age 10) performs as Pocahontas in the Disney themed year end skating carnival for the Lion’s Head Skating Club. Turn to page 31 for the full story. Photo Credit: Scott Parent.
Submitted by Carrie Thompson

The Lion’s Head Skating Club hosted their year end skating carnival on Sunday March 3. We were all so happy to see hundreds of community members from Wiarton to Tobermory and all points in between.
Our skaters really got the chance to show off all of the skills they have been working so hard on all year. We are very lucky to have skaters from the age of 3 up to almost 16 enrolled in our club. For years it has been growing and growing. In 2018-2019 we had over 50 skaters enrolled in our Canskate/learn to skate program and our star skate programs.
We have also been lucky enough to offer more ice time and coaching time than ever before. We’ve added the assistance of Sheryl Roberts, Patti Hellyer and Taylor Baxter to help coach Cindy McMann on the ice. Thank you, thank you , thank you!
Our DISNEY show this year was almost 3 hours of skating showcases, guest skater Gus Bolton, group numbers, and a wonderful final number of all of our skaters.

A group performance at the Lion’s Head Skating Club year end carnival. Photo Credit: Scott Parent.

As in the past, we also hosted a very successful Silent Auction. Local sponsors helped us raise over $2,900 to fund projects to improve our skating experience and keep our parent fees low. We would like to thank all of those sponsors, our volunteers, skaters, parents and our executive for a great season. Our club is also so lucky to have the support of the Tobermory Women’s Auxiliary, The Nor’th of the Checkerboard Hockey Club, the Panter’s Oldtimers Hockey Club and the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula.
Many Thanks to our SILENT AUCTION donators: Angela S King-Myles Accounting, Mazda Owen Sound, Aunt Donkey’s, Meaghen Kerton-Moir, Baywest Toyota, Miller Lake Rona, Blue Heron Company, Nicole Gamble, Bridge Excavating, Peninsula Appliances, Bruce Anchor Cruises, Peninsula Ford, Bruce Peninsula Septic Service, Peninsula Out of Doors, Bruce Promotions & Sports, Peninsula Pet Supplies, Caframo, Robbins Small Engines, Coach Cindy McMann, Ruth Tackaberry, Epicure By Colleen Martindale, Sandra & Jamie Mielhausen, Fox Chrysler, Scott’s Home Hardware, Hal Wright Chevrolet, Shear Reflections, Hasties Small Engines, Subaru Owen Sound, Hellyer’s Foodland Summer House Park, His ‘n’ Hers Hairstyling, Taylor Baxter, Honda Owen Sound, Terry’s Trailer Service, Hyundai Owen Sound, TLMH Farms, Crochet By Ida, The Dandy Lion, Jenny Bridge, The Sweet Shop, Joan Veysey, Tobermory Trading Post, Kelly’s Pampering Point, Volkswagen Owen Sound, Kia Owen Sound, Wanda Myles-Warder, Lakeside Camp, Wayne Myles, Lynn and Ken Hatt, and Bonnie Ashcroft.