Skater awarded for teaching kids

Debra Tomsic of the Aldergrove Skating Club was honoured with the Program Assistant Award for all of British Columbia and Yukon.

Debra Tomsic (left) and Kortney Story

Debra Tomsic of the Aldergrove Skating Club was honoured with the Program Assistant Award for all of British Columbia and Yukon. The annual awards banquet was held on May 5 in Burnaby.

Debra has been an assistant for eight years and is a huge asset to the program.

One parent wrote of Debra: “my daughter’s eyes light up and she heads straight for Debra when she steps on the ice to learn to skate.”

Debra will be back this year to teach a new group registering for the Learn to Skate program.

Registration days are Tuesday, Sept. 4 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 6 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the arena meeting room.

Learn to skate days are Tuesdays from 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays from 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.

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