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Day: July 8, 2016

New friends made at cribbage championships

New friends made at cribbage championships

Players in the Dominion Command Cribbage Championships in Charlottetown April 22-24 got a demonstration of just how far Prince Edward Islanders will go to make visitors happy. Tony Safronetz from Grandview Branch in Manitoba mentioned that he would like to take some of the island’s rich, red earth home as a souvenir. The next morning Jason Barlow and Cory Milligan of Souris, P.E.I., Branch went out—in the rain—to find a farmer’s field and fill a Baggie with this unusual memento. “It’s great to meet new people,” said Milligan, who met Safronetz for the first time at the tournament. “It makes things a little more enjoyable, meeting other people from across the country and hearing their stories.” Charlottetown Branch President Jim Ross welcomed the 56 players from across the country d...

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