Gavin named Alberton’s Volunteer of the Year
His active involvement in the day-to-day operation of the Western Community Curling Club has earned Alberton resident Roger Gavin the town’s Myles Getson Volunteer of the Year Award.
It was presented to him during the town’s recent Canada Day celebrations.
Gavin has been a member of the club for 36 years and has served many years on the board of directors including a term as president. As the club’s drawmaster, he helps with installing and maintaining the ice and handles scheduling details for the club.
He has coached several junior men’s teams in provincial competitions, earning several peergenerated coaching awards.
A statistician and curling strategist, he schedules bonspiels, co-ordinates provincial and regional events at the club, and has helped keep legion curling running for two decades.
Also at the club, Gavin helps run the bar and canteen and coordinates Texas Hold’em tournaments.
Norma Getson, left, and Alberton Town Councillor Kelly Williams present Roger Gavin with the Town of Alberton Myles Getson Volunteer of the Year Award.