It was disappointing
that the kids saved all their questions until after you left but
I guess that's the way they are with famous folk. We were very
pleased with the turnout. In case you weren't counting, there
were about 35 skaters and another 25 or so parents and coaches.
know that Wally was working all week in a remote Northern Saskatchewan
pharmacy (the name of the community escapes me) and he had been
driving for 8 hours so that he could be there to see you again.
He extends his regrets for not being able to attend the banquet
due to another commitment.
was happy to hear the Kinsmen had been able to bring in such a
prominent speed skater for their showcase event of the year. Traditionally,
they seem to have trouble getting beyond their list of hockey,
football and baseball players. We are hopeful that you have started
again. I hope that your short visit to Moose Jaw was an enjoyable
one and that you can visit with our skaters again sometime.
Meet Coordinator and Fund Raising Co-Chairman
PS Your "moose"
has special meaning to my 13-year-old son; it is his skater number.