Bemidji Curling Club: Veteran women curlers to celebrate
The Bemidji Curling Club was founded in 1935, but until 1951, it was a men-only outfit.
"The men did not want women involved," said Georgia Hirt, who joined the club in 1956 when the rink was in a shed on America Avenue. "My husband's mom, Carolyn Hirt, was the first."
She said Carolyn's grandson, Chase Jackson, is now the president of the Bemidji Curling Club.
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