Entries by Sandra Schmirler Foundation

The Brown/Bellerose Family

“I have been a curler all my life and a fan of Sandra Schmirler. I have always donated to the Sandra Schmirler Foundation because it is a great cause and it honours an amazing woman who was taken from us far too soon. In supporting the Foundation, we never thought that one day it would […]


For the sixth consecutive year, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation has awarded six $5,000 scholarships to junior curlers pursuing their competitive curling dreams while continuing their post-secondary education. Scholars will be mentored by well-known champion curlers, Cathy Overton-Clapham and Pat Simmons. “The selection process for this scholarship is rigorous and competitive. Each of our scholars excels […]

2017 Spirit of Sandra Junior Scholars

Five years ago, the Spirit of Sandra Scholarships were created to help junior curlers play competitively while continuing their post-secondary education. Since then, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation has awarded scholarships every year in the amount of $5,000 to six deserving junior curlers. The scholars are mentored by two iconic champion curlers: Cathy Overton-Clapham and Pat […]

Sandra Schmirler Foundation gives warmly for newborns at Penticton Regional Hospital

While Canada’s top women’s curlers seek a national title in Penticton, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation has arrived in the Okanagan Valley community with a $35,000 gift for the nursery at Penticton Regional Hospital. The donation, to be presented on January 27th during the opening weekend of the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, will fund a […]