Curl BC releases host sites for provincial curling champions in 2020

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Curl B.C. has released a list of the nine communities that will host provincial curling champions in 2020.Among the nine communities, Fort St. John will be host to the B.C. Winter Games curling action from February 20 to the 23 at the Fort St. John Curling Club.All events except the B.C. Winter Games lead to national curling championships.- Advertisement -Curl B.C.’s Competitions Manager, Will Sutton, says 2020 will be a great year for curling competitions as many communities across B.C. will be host to various curling events.“The year 2020 will be a great year of competition in B.C. We will once again be taking the men’s and women’s events and combining them in an arena setting, this time in the City of Cranbrook. We will also once again be running the B.C. Club Challenge, our competitive event for club curlers. We are really looking forward to helping make these events a positive experience for curlers, club volunteers and curling fans.”The full list of qualification events for every category is now available on the website.Advertisementlast_img read more

Kiwanis project asks residents to skip a meal for kids

first_imgWHITTIER — It’s Skip-A-Meal Week in Whittier. What is Skip-A-Meal Week, you ask? The Whittier Rio Hondo Kiwanis Club is asking residents to skip one meal anytime this week, then to donate what they would have spent on that meal to the Kiwanis fund to help local low-income children. To boost the effort, Whittier’s mayor has declared this week Skip-A-Meal Week. For more on this story, pick up tomorrow’s Whittier Daily News. 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Want Better Customers Try Making Things Difficult

first_imgIt might go against every entrepreneurial bone in your body, but trying the “high hurdle” customer development experiment can yield powerful results.It’s not always a good idea to kick well-developed UX best practices to the curb. Then again, you weren’t drawn into the entrepreneurial universe because you like following all the rules. Which is exactly why Brant Cooper and Peter Vlaskovits, authors of The Lean Entrepreneur, are such avid proponents of the “high hurdle” — a customer development experiment that flies in the face of convention.What if you decided not to make things easy on your potential customers? Sure, ignoring potential revenue goes against your makeup, but Cooper and Vlaskovits explain how an arduous survey for your prospects can actually make life easier on you and your early adopters in the long run. Learn more by watching the video above.More entrepreneurial advice from Brant and Peter:[new_royalslider id=”39″] Photo by: Steven PisanoAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more