Thank you for supporting this year’s Charity Auction for Blind Sports NS

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to this year’s Charity Auction for Blind Sports NS, and made it another huge success!

Thank you in comic book style bubble and design
All funds raised empower athletes of all ages who are blind in Nova Scotia.
Over the next couple of days, we’ll be shouting out the generous local businesses and donors who made this impactful fundraiser possible! Let’s start with…

Don’t miss the Charity Auction for Blind Sports NS Sat Apr 27

Local businesses, service providers, and makers have have generously donated an incredible selection of deals for you to bid on.

Poster with text: Blind Sports Nova Scotia Charity Auction. Live Auctioneer. Just $5 to bid. Text is set over an image of an auction gavel on a wooden table. Saturday April 27. 7 to 9 pm. Freeman's Fairview. 3671 Dutch Village Rd. Halifax. Find amazing deals, support local business, empower blind athletes. Below text is a graphic of three hands holding up "bid" signs and Blind Sports Nova Scotia logo, including the outline of a person throwing a goalball and wearing eyeshades. Another graphic is a coral coloured circle with the text Deals & Special Offers.
Here are just a few examples of what to expect:
A night’s stay at the Halifax Tower Hotel
Green fees for Chester Golf Club
1 month of unlimited hot yoga at Shanti Hot Yoga
Deals from TunaBlue Inn
Tasty treats from Phat Cookies
Useful cycling goodies & services from Cyclesmith
Gift cards for, Starbucks, and Dollarama
Stylish swag from Fresh Prints HFX
We’ll share more details and a full list of auction items soon!

Nova Scotia glitters with gold, silver, and bronze, at ON goalball tournament

Three Nova Scotia goalball teams earned some serious hardware last weekend at the Ontario Provincial Goalball tournament!

In the rec. division, our Highlanders overcame Kitchener for gold, and the prolific Ship Recs beat Alberta in a close game to secure bronze.
Our Nova Scotia men’s team earned silver in an energetic final bout with team Ontario, in the elite division.
Nova Scotia women competed in the Open division, losing to Quebec in the bronze medal game, with a score of 1-0.
Congratulations to all who competed! Thank you to our coaches, the event organizers, Ontario Blind Sports Association, and volunteers.
A group of people wearing gold medals in a gymnasium, a dark coloured guide dog stands in front.
Gold medalists, Nova Scotia Highlanders: Coach Matt Bartley, Edward Laba, Ashlee Wournell, Bobby Smith, Samir Aseme, Coach Linda Triff, and Emily Kinnear.
A group of people in a gymnasium wearing silver medals. They're smiling proudly.
Silver medalists, the Nova Scotia men’s team: Coach Linda Triff, Peter Parsons, Matt Gentleman, Griffin Hiltz, Nick Gentleman, Harry Nickerson, coach Matt Bartley.
A group of people standing in a gymnasium wearing bronze medals, a golden coloured guide dog is in front
Bronze medalists, Nova Scotia Ship Recs: Yvon Clement, John Courtney, Adam Noble, Jennifer Macneil-Noble, coach Robyn Merrithew.