Upcoming Events – August/September

15 Jul

“Brighter Than The Sun” set for August 2

The Carolina’s Figure Skating Club will host “Brighter Than The Sun,” Saturday, August 2 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Extreme Ice Center (4705 Indian Trail Fairview Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079).

All proceeds will benefit the GOJENGO Foundation, a non-profit institution dedicated to providing financial assistance and emotional support to individuals and families, in North and South Carolina, who are battling breast cancer. The show, held in honor of Jen Pagani, hopes to raise $1,500 for local cancer patients.

For more information, contact Gabrielle Gorman at 704.930.8540 or Gabrielleg310@aol.com.


Show organizer Gabrielle Gorman smiles with a promotional banner – Photo by Ron Tencati


SC of Jackson Hole to host campLogo

The Skating Club of Jackson Hole is hosting its Summer Skate Camp next month at the Snow King Sports and Events Center in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
The Camp, split into two sections (Aug. 11–14 and Aug. 18–22,) is led by special guest coaches Anita Hartshorn and Frank Sweiding, world professional pairs champions; Nathaniel Hess, a former U.S. competitor and international performer; and Ryan Berning, also a former U.S. competitor and international performer.

Open to all levels, the camp will address numerous on- and off-ice areas such as jumps, spins, choreography, conditioning, moves, freestyle, agility and dance.

To register go to www.skatingclubofjacksonhole.com. For questions, call Melanie at 307.690.8227.


“An Evening with Champions” scheduled Sept. 19-20

The 44th annual “An Evening with Champions” will take place on Sept. 19–20 in Boston. The event, founded in 1970 and run entirely by Harvard University students, benefits adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The show will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Harvard’s Bright Hockey Center.

2010 U.S. junior silver medalist Yasmin Siraj and two-time Olympic champions (1964, 1968) Ludmila and Oleg Protopopov are two of the many headliners scheduled to perform.

The event has raised $2.7 million for the Jimmy Fund — the fundraising arm of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute — in its 44-year history.

Ticket information and a complete list of skaters will be announced in the middle of August.


Four-time U.S. champion Nathan Chen performs at last year’s “An Evening on Ice” – Photo by Sarah Brannen


Two-time Olympic pairs champions Ludmila and Oleg Protopopov perform at last year’s “An Evening on Ice” – Photo by Sarah Brannen

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