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Cainco Photography’s White Shirt Gallery on Daytime Ottawa!

We are incredibly grateful for Steve Cain for his on-going support of the Capital City Condors! For years, Steve has given huge amounts of his time, talents, and resources to the Condors family. He provides beautiful photos of our players for our annual yearbook, which he spends hours on creating works of art that we all treasure! He comes out to our events and promotes the Condors via his business Cainco Photography all on his own dime.

Not only does he do all that, but he created the White Shirt Gallery, an incredible collection of photographs that benefits the Condors! Here is Steve with Daytime Ottawa’s host, Dylan Black, promoting the gallery and the Condors!

THANK-YOU, Steve, for your incredible kindness, support and generosity, from your Capital City Condors family!

Special thanks to Dave Smith and the entire Peterborough Committee!

To Dave Smith and the SHI Peterborough Planning Committee,
   On behalf of Special Hockey International teams everywhere, and especially those heading to your city this week, may I express my deep gratitude for all you have done, and are doing to make this years tournament happen.  I know that we will all be the beneficiaries of your tireless efforts, and we are thankful!
   You stepped into a seemingly hopeless situation, faced the realities of having to mend and heal before even beginning to rebuild, and have managed to pull together something that many thought impossible.  Hundreds will arrive in Peterborough in the next few days, and get to experience the best that these athletes bring, the joy of the immediate camaraderie they demonstrate, the pure fun they have whenever they get together.  The hockey will be great, but we all know that what happens on the ice is just part of the richness of these days spent together. 
   Having recently hosted one of these events, we know a little bit about the hours / weeks you have spent preparing, tweaking, adjusting, monitoring, leading, questioning, answering, and then tweaking some more.  Your investment has been monumental, and you’ve done it so that we can create special memories and experiences which will shape our lives for years to come.  You are giving us an invaluable gift.  We all thank you!
   May our expressions of gratitude as we arrive, be a source of encouragement to you, and our expressions of heartfelt appreciation at least in a small way, reward you for your kindness and dedication to Special Hockey.
   Wishing you all the best this week, we look forward to meeting you and thanking you in person!
   Jim Perkins
   SHI
   Capital City Condors

Sparty Party March 2017!

HUGE thanks to Kyle & Julie Turris for the Sparty Party at the CTC yesterday evening (Mar. 8’17)!! Everyone had an absolute blast, players, parents, and Spartacat too!

Thanks to our terrific photographer, Steve Cain of Cainco Photography, for coming out on his own time once again to take some great photos of the event.

#specialhockeyrocks #biggerthanhockey

Phil Dunphy’s favourite hockey team! L’équipe de hockey préférée de Phil Dunphy!

We are incredibly grateful to Modern Family writer Charles Tatham for his support of the Condors! Recently, Mr. Tatham also sent us an amazing greeting from his good friend, Phil Dunphy (aka Ty Burrell) of Modern Family!

Nous sommes incroyablement reconnaissants à Charles Tatham, l’écrivain de Modern Family, pour son soutien aux Condors! Récemment, M. Tatham nous a également envoyé un salut incroyable de son bon ami, Phil Dunphy (alias Ty Burrell) de Modern Family!

Whaaaaat???!!!

Phil Dunphy’s fav hockey team! L’équipe de hockey préférée de Phil Dunphy!

So….who’s YOUR favourite hockey team? Be like Phil, people, be like Phil! Alors … qui est votre équipe de hockey préférée? Soyez comme Phil, les gens, soit comme Phil!

 

Robbie Allen Friendship & Ice Pirates Invitational tournament fun!

HUGE thanks to The Blades and the Kitchener Ice Pirates for putting on two terrific tournaments this past weekend!

We had so much fun remembering our teammate Robbie with all of you in a way that he would have loved: playing hockey. Thank-you for keeping his memory and spirit alive! Special thanks to Robbie’s mom, Dianne, for being there to drop the opening puck. We wish you were still with us, Robbie.

Thanks to the Blades and the Ice Hounds for joining forces with us! It was amazing to play as a blended team and the friendships that were formed and reformed were so very special. We look forward to spending time all together again soon!

Here are a few pics I took, please feel free to email me yours!

 

2016 Bell Capital Cup begins!

And we’re off!

Condors Christmas Party was a blast!

Thanks to all who came out – it was a super amazing evening once again as the Condors gathered to eat, dance, and spend time together as one big happy family!

Big thanks to the lovely folks at the Brookstreet Hotel – they were very gracious hosts! The food and service were both excellent!

The photobooth was a big hit and all the credit for that goes out to Emily O’Connor! THANK-YOU, Emily, for bringing such a fun and popular “something special” to the party!  We’ll be posting the photobooth pics in the “Members Only” area on the website for your viewing enjoyment!

The “freebie” table was also a lot of fun for the players and their siblings as everyone made off with at least one new bit of Condors swag!

And thanks once again to our own amazing DJ Catman for bringing us Christmas music for during dinner and then laying on the beats for the dance! Well done!!

Can’t wait to next year!! GO CONDORS GO!