Vancouver, BC (May 20, 2014) – Curl BC has launched new branding for its Curling For
Life Endowment Fund.
The fund, which was set up by a group of dedicated curlers with the purpose of
supporting the long-term growth and development of the sport, has doubled in size
The new logo has been designed to showcase that curling is a sport for life, and can
be enjoyed at any age. The cyclical nature of the logo depicts how the fund can
support curling in perpetuity. Please see the logo at the top of this release and
attached to this email.
The purpose of the fund is to ensure all generations of curlers benefit from curling
now and in the future.
The capital, which started at $10,000 when the fund was created, has grown to
$20,234 and has already generated $1,800 to help curling centres throughout the
As the capital grows, more money will become available, through funds generated by
investments, to fund programs for curling centres across the province such as the
Business of Curling program.
Curl BC Campaign Director Melodie Murray said: “We want to build on the successes
of the Curling for Life Endowment Fund and grow the fund even more so we can help
more centres realize their potential.”
Curl BC Chair Terry Vandale said: “We want to thank those people who have already
donated to the fund and we invite anyone else to write to us or talk to us if they
have any questions about the fund.”
There are a variety of donation options:
* Cash – gifts of cash can be accepted including cheques, money orders and
credit card payments.
* Bequest – gifts can be made through your Will and are a wonderful opportunity
to support curling while leaving a legacy.
* Life Insurance – gifts of life insurance allow you to arrange an affordable
future gift to the Fund.
* Retirement Plan Assets – gifts of registered retirement savings plans can be
made to the Fund.
* Charitable Remainder Trusts – gifts of charitable remainder trusts provide
flexibility when planning your estate.
Visit https://s.vancouverfoundation.ca/CurlBC/donateonline.asp to donate or contact
Melodie Murray at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> with any
questions. Tax receipts are provided for donations of $25 or more.