MANCHESTER - The Equinox Curling Club is participating in the first ever "Ver-Spiel" at the Giorgetti Arena in Rutland on Saturday, Feb. 23, sponsored by the Rutland Rocks Curling Club.

The ECC will field two teams to compete in the 'spiel,' which is a fun yet competitive curling tournament. The ECC will play against teams from Rutland, Woodstock, and others from around the state.

This is an opportunity for the ECC made up of members throughout the Shires, to showcase their curling skills, promote the fun of the sport and to enjoy the camaraderie of other curlers.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.