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Vaulters at Heritage

The Cheam Vaulters hosts the Canada Cup and Future Champions event, May 23 to 25 at Heritage Park. This will be one of the final opportunities for international vaulters to earn qualifying scores for the world games but it is not just for elite athletes.

More than 150 vaulters from Canada, the United States, Mexico and Australia will be competing here. The event will feature the full range of competition from the youngest beginners to the 3* international level. The competition is open to the public and there is no admission charge. The competition runs from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 23; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 24 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 25.

 

Fundraising opportunity

The Chilliwack Lawn Bowling Club  is also looking for partners in the non-profit sector looking to stage fundraising events modeled on http://lawnsummernights.com/ which can help introduce new participants to the venerable game of bowls. For more information call Carol at 604-823-6324 or 604-819-0358.

 

Volunteers needed

Local organizers are looking for volunteers to help with two provincial golf championships in Chilliwack in August. About 80 of B.C.’s best U15 boys and girls golfers will converge on Meadowlands Golf Club Aug. 20 to 22 to compete in the B.C. Golf Bantam Championship. The following week (Aug. 25 to 28) a field of 120 U17 male and female standouts will compete at Royalwood Golf & RV Resort in the B.C. Golf Juvenile Championship. Volunteers are needed to help in all areas of these competitions. For more information or to volunteer, email rayflynn@shaw.ca, call Ray at 604 824 4604 or sign up at either venue.

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