VIRDEN OIL CAPITALS COMMUNITY CONNECTION DECEMBER
The Virden Oil Capitals in partnership with iJack Technologies, are proud to involve the team in community events throughout the town of Virden and surrounding area. December was another busy time for the Oil Capitals in their ‘Give Back to the Community’ Campaign. The Oil Caps remain committed to dedicating their time to both hockey and non-hockey related events. December in particular, was a great month to showcase their community spirit and spread Christmas cheer!
December 1, 2019
First Annual Brunch with the Oil Capitals. This took place at the Virden Legion Hall and was hosted by the Oil Capital’s Booster Club. The players were there for the morning serving brunch, and playing mini sticks with the kids, did face painting and crafts!
Later that day was the Oil Capitals Car Rally, an event for the team to get to know the community of Virden and surrounding area. All proceeds for this event was given to the Christmas Cheer fundraiser.
December 7, 2019
This was a very eventful day for the town of Virden! Some of the boys attended and helped out where needed selling tickets, etc. at the Wallace District Fire Department Turkey Bingo. Proceeds for this event are given out to various Groups throughout the Community, this year being the Scouts.
Some of the team worked at the Virden Red Apple greeting customers and partaking in the “Sleigh Full of Toys” Toy Drive.
The day ended with the Santa Clause Parade, and the Oil Capital’s had a float in the evening’s Christmas town-wide parade!
December 13, 2019
Card Making at Mary Montgomery with Grade 4 students. Some of the team had the pleasure of going to MMS elementary school to assist the kids with making hand-made Christmas cards for the elderly. The students had so much fun!
The Virden Junior High hosted their annual Christmas Lunch. Some of the players were on had to serve the students! They also were lucky enough to enjoy the delicious meal.
December 16, 2019.
Christmas Cheer- Some of the Oil Caps helped with picking up and gathering food and hamper donations around town for Virden’s Christmas Cheer. This is a foundation made to assist with Christmas dinners, provide extra groceries, and gifts where possible for less-fortunate individuals or families in the community.
December 17, 2019
The Oil Cap’s once again, paired up with the Grade 4 students from Mary Montgomery School to hand deliver their cards to the residents at the Sherwood. They spent the morning visiting and singing Christmas Carols and reading books. The residents truly love and appreciate this day!
December 18, 2019
Christmas Cheer- Some of the boys helped with delivering Christmas Cheer Hampers around town.
The Oak Lake Community School invited some our the Oil Caps to their annual Christmas Lunch! The players helped to serve the students and had fun chatting & posing for pictures with them. Of course, enjoyed another fabulous lunch!
The Oil Caps continued to dedicate their time to help out with Virden Minor Hockey, partaking in various team practices and the Breakfast Club Program, which runs early Tuesday and Thursday mornings.