By Deborah Veccia
(CHATHAM-KENT, ON) – Local skaters in Ridgetown have been working hard on their skating skills all season and practicing routines for the upcoming annual ice carnival. The excitement level has just risen considerably as the Club has confirmed that Chatham-Kent native Shae-Lynn Bourne has agreed to perform during their show.
Carnival Director, Chris Bourne along with skaters and volunteers from the Ridgetown Figure Skating Club have been busy preparing costumes and choreographing routines to take the audience on fun filled star studded night of movies and music from Oscar award winning shows such as the Sound of Music, Dirty Dancing, Wizard of Oz, Mamma Mia, and more in the upcoming Skating Carnival entitled “Saturday Night at the Oscars”.
Shae –Lynn Bourne will be once again gracing the Ridgetown community and inspiring local skaters with her international skill on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the East Kent Memorial Arena in Ridgetown. Show time is 7:00 p.m.
“As a small club, the Board of Directors’ goal is to deliver a top-notch fun-filled program for our local youth,” said a club spokesperson. “The annual carnival is our major event to highlight and celebrate the skills the children have learned. Having Shae-Lynn attend the carnival is an honour to the commitment of the volunteers, children, and parents and will inspire skaters in the community ‘to shoot for the stars’.”
Tickets are available from any of the Ridgetown Figure Skating Club’s members and at Mittons Jewelers in Ridgetown