2022 Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

A photo collection from the May 14, 2022 Induction Dinner
(Photos by Wayne Young)
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) and Vic Enns (2nd from r) on behalf of the sponsor – Enns Brothers with team and family members of the 2001 Gary Ross Canadian Senior Men’s Champion team (l-r) Gary Ross, Peggy Smith (for Gary Smith, a posthumous induction) and Ken Orr.
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) and Doug Holmes (l) on behalf of the sponsor – Granite Curling Club with team member Barry Coleman representing the Barry Fry 2001 Canadian Masters Champion team.
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r), representing sponsor Pratt’s Wholesale Food Services, with team members of the 2002 Carl German Canadian Senior Champion team (l-r) Carl German, Ray Fillion, Ray McDougall, Brian Copeland
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l) and Lyle Dew (r) on behalf of the sponsor – Town of Lac du Bonnet with team and family members of the 2002 Ken Grove Canadian Masters Champion team (l-r) John Usackis (3rd), Richard Schroeder (lead), Maureen Grove (for Ken Grove – posthumous induction), and Joan Lesko (for Bob Lesko – posthumous induction). Orest Meleschuk, who skipped the team to the provincial title, was also inducted but unable to attend.
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) and Lindsay Robertson (l) on behalf of the sponsor – LifeSmiles Dental with team members of the 1984 Darcy Kirkness Canadian Junior Champion team (l-r) Darcy Robertson (Kirkness), Barb Spencer (Kirkness), Janet Harvey, Barb Mehling (Fetch).
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) and Steven Dueck (l) on behalf of the sponsor – Charleswood Curling Club with team members of the 2011 Jeff Stoughton World Champion team (l-r) Norm Gould, Garth Smith, Steve Gould, Reid Carruthers, Jon Mead.
Les Ferris (l) and Dave Drummond (r) on behalf of sponsor Drummond Farm Supplies with MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls. Ferris & Drummond are grand-nephews of Hector McLean, skip of the 1900-01-02 Holland team inducted in 2021.
MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l) with family members of the 1955 Ethel Wright team, inducted in 2021. (l-r) Lead Philomene Floch’s son Barry Shearer, daughter Sharon Corbeil, son-in law Don Peters, niece Debbie Woloshyn, and great-niece Kassia Heavysege; & second Jean MacKenzie’s son Craig MacKenzie.
Stick-curling pioneer Ernie Oliver was inducted as a BUILDER at the September 2021 AGM of the Manitoba Stick Curling Association.
Chris Neufeld, inducted as a CURLER, receives the congratulations of MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l) and Lynn Greenberg, Mayor of the sponsor RM of Gimli
Liz Fyfe, on behalf of her late father Vic Peters who was inducted as a CURLER, receives the induction plaque from MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l) and Jac Siemens (r) representing the sponsor City of Steinbach.
Keith Fenton, inducted as a CURLER, receives the congratulations of Ken Onagi – President of the sponsor Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club (l) and MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r)
Jeff Ryan, inducted as a CURLER, receives the congratulations of MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) representing the sponsor MidTown Ford.
Judy Brown, inducted as a BUILDER, was represented by her daughter Andrea Pimlott who receives the congratulations of MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l) and CurlManitoba President Ray Baker
Karen Purdy, inducted as a CURLER, receives the congratulations of MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) and Resby Coutts (l) representing the sponsor Awards & More.
Resby Coutts, inducted as a BUILDER, receives the congratulations of MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (r) and Darren Oryniak (l) representing the sponsor Curling Canada.
Carolyn Darbyshire, inducted as an OLYMPIC CURLER, receives the congratulations of MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l) and Arnold Asham representing the sponsor Asham Curling Supplies.
Ryan Fry, inducted as an OLYMPIC CURLER, was unable to attend but sent a video message of appreciation. Sponsor Arnold Asham received Ryan’s induction plaque on his behalf from MCHoF&M President Peter Nicholls (l)





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