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Glooscap Curling Club hosts annual plant, yard and bake sale fundraiser in Kentville

Glooscap Curling Club members Barbara Leith, Arnie Lemmon and Jill Alcoe-Holland were among the volunteers looking after the plants at the club’s annual plant, yard and bake sale on May 19. The plants were donated from the gardens of various club members. Alcoe-Holland, a former Queen Annapolisa, and her curling team will be honourary marshals for the upcoming Apple Blossom Festival Grand Street Parade.
Glooscap Curling Club members Barbara Leith, Arnie Lemmon and Jill Alcoe-Holland were among the volunteers looking after the plants at the club’s annual plant, yard and bake sale on May 19. The plants were donated from the gardens of various club members. Alcoe-Holland, a former Queen Annapolisa, and her curling team will be honourary marshals for the upcoming Apple Blossom Festival Grand Street Parade. - Kirk Starratt

KENTVILLE, NS - It’s a curling club with dedicated members who don’t mind rolling up their sleeves and working hard to keep the doors open.

The Glooscap Curling Club in Kentville hosted its annual plant, yard and bake sale fundraiser on May 19. Fundraising chairman John Calpin said the club is in a revenue-generating mode for only six months of the year and they’re constantly fundraising to stay on top of electrical and heating expenses.

There was a wide variety of plants donated from the gardens of various club members to choose from. Several club members provided baked goods for the fundraiser and the yard sale featured everything from furniture to books.

Readers can help support the club during the curling season by dropping in and buying books for $2 each. They can also help support the club by dropping off book donations when the club is operating.

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