September 17, 2016 - 3:28 PM
KAMLOOPS - Feb. 22 to 25, 2018, the Tournament Capital will welcome over 2,000 athletes, coaches and officials from communities across B.C. as it hosts the 2018 B.C. Winter Games. President of the 2018 B.C. 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,” McCurdy says.
“Maureen’s extensive multisport experience, positive attitude and leadership is a complement to the team,” president of the 2018 B.C. Winter Games, Niki Remesz says.
Kamloops could expect an estimated $1.6 million economic impact from hosting. This will be the third time that Kamloops has hosted the B.C. Games, the first being the inaugural B.C. Winter Games in 1979, as well as the 2006 B.C. Summer Games.
Approximately 2,000 volunteers will be required to plan and stage the 2018 B.C. Winter Games. For more information please visit B.C Games online.
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