Not all sharks live in the water

August 1, 2019

It’s no secret that games of all kinds are a wonderful way to create Great Connections. Whether it’s bridge, curling, trivia or, in this case, pool, working together or in friendly competition in a casual atmosphere can be as rewarding as it is fun. One team member at Parkland Riverview organized a pool tournament that brought residents together and gave them an opportunity to share their skills on the felt. And it turns out that there are a few sharks in Riverview, New Brunswick, that don’t live in the water.

Team member Luc Poirier of Parkland Riverview recently organized a resident pool tournament. A skilled pool player himself, Luc guided residents throughout the evening by explaining the rules, organizing match-ups and lending a hand with some of the trickier shots. For some residents, it was far from the first time they’d held a cue. Luc’s partner for most of the evening was Sister Marie and, like him, she proved to be a regular pool shark. Everyone had a wonderful time, with some residents trying pool for the very first time! In the end, Luc lost the championship match to Royal Court resident Don MacDougall in a very close match. Don also put on a great show for everyone at the end with a number of trick shots he picked up over the years. Thank you to Luc for such a great event and to the residents who made it so much fun!


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