Team Syrota Sendoff
A great crowd gathered at the Wadena Curling Club March 29th, 2017 to wish Team Syrota well at the at the 2017 Canadian Masters Women’s Championship Apr. 3-9 in Guelph, Ontario. The team played an exhibition game in the late afternoon before the evening event. Speeches were made by Conrad Eliason representing the Town of Wadena, A message was read from the Government of Saskatchewan Hugh Nerlien, Dian Bodnarek presented a cheque on behalf of the Wadena Curling Club, and of course the team addressed the crowd. Karol Narfason had also arranged a raffle table to help raise funds for the teams travel. The Club and team would like to thank Frontier Truck and Trailer, Narfason’s Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, RE-MAX Blue Chip Realty Scott and Flo, Birch Creek Pottery, Emil Syrota, RBC, Wadena Drugs, the Wadena Curling Club Valda’s, Nicks Place, Rosellen Bjornason – Amway, and Fara Hals- Avon for the generous donations. The club also provided a coffee and cake and friends and family brought a delicious spread of snacks for the event.
After winning the 2017 Masters Women’s Provincial Championship Team Syrota will now represent Saskatchewan at the National Championship. Syrota defeated Wendy Leach in the Provincial Final after defeating Leach in the 1 vs 1 game the day before to reach the Final. The team had gone 3-1 in their pool to reach the 1 vs 1 game against Leach. Team Syrota consists of Delores Syrota, Bev Krasowski, Donna Liebrecht, and Sylvia Broad. As an interesting side note this now completes the cycle for Syrota winning Green Jackets at the Junior, Women’s, Seniors, and Masters Levels.
pictured: Deloris Syrota, Donna Liebrecht, and Sylvia Broad (missing is Bev Krasowski)