News from Kamloops

September 14, 2016

Vice President Named to 2018 BC Winter Games

Kamloops, B.C. – February 22nd to 25th, 2018, the Tournament Capital will welcome over 2,000 athletes, coaches and officials from communities across BC as it hosts the 2018 BC Winter Games. President of the 2018 BC Winter Games, Niki Remesz, is pleased to welcome Maureen McCurdy in the role of Vice President.

Maureen has been involved with the Kamloops Symphony Society, 2014 Tim Horton’s Brier, 2013 BC Seniors Games, 2011 Western Canada Summer Games, Strauss Canada Cup of Curling, the Kamloops Daily News Boogie the Bridge, 1998 Ford World Curling and the 1993 Canada Summer Games. Raised in Kamloops, Maureen attended Thompson Rivers University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant at Daley & Company CPA LLP, where she is also a partner. She is also the recipient of a Community Service Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC in 2014.

“Kamloops has an amazing group of volunteers who represent our community. I look forward to working with them and the BC Games Society to create a memorable sporting experience for Kamloops and all of the athletes,” commented McCurdy.

“Maureen’s extensive multisport experience, positive attitude and leadership is a complement to the team,” said President of the 2018 BC Winter Games, Niki Remesz.

Kamloops could expect an estimated $1.6 million economic impact from hosting. This will be the third time that Kamloops has hosted the BC Games, the first being the inaugural BC Winter Games in 1979, as well as the 2006 BC Summer Games.

Approximately 2,000 volunteers will be required to plan and stage the 2018 BC Winter Games.  For more information please visit www.bcgames.org.

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Media Contacts:
Niki Remesz, President
2018 BC Winter Games
250-374-5996
Niki@UniquelyInspiredMarketing.com

Sean Smith, Tournament Capital Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3552
ssmith@kamloops.ca

 




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