In the fall of 1978 Dennis Fitzgerald of the Arctic Sled Dog Club of Ontario convinced the residents of Marmora that their community would be the ideal location for a long distance dog sled race. Within days Marmora SnoFest was born.
Thirty-five years later Marmora SnoFest is still going strong, and the milestone 35th anniversary event will be held February 1-3. Event chairman Zaid Mohammed, who took on his position last July, hopes to continue to broaden the appeal of Marmora SnoFest throughout Ontario and even beyond.
By nancy hopkins • Photos courtesy Stirling-Rawdon Kraft Hockeyville Committee
It formally began with a One Mile Walk. Six months later thousands paraded through downtown Stirling once again headed for the same destination – the Stirling & District Arena – prior to the final announcement of the voting results for the Kraft Hockeyville 2012 competition.
Stirling Hockey Club
Champions Section "B” J.A.H.A.
Season 1905-1906Front: A.M.S. Foley, A.G. Ritchie, S McCuaig, H.V. Russell
Centre: F.H. Benson, J.F Julian, J. Pilon, Captain, W.L. Watson, F.W. Hamilton
Back: Geo. C. Fletcher, Sec. Treas., F.E. Ritchie, J. Quinn, Coach, P.N. Foley, H.A. Watson, President.
Photo courtesy: Cindy Brandt
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