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From fire to ice: Curling Club to break ground in fall

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The Norfolk Curling Club as it was back in February 2010. After 55 years, the club was closed after its building was burned down in a crime spree on Dec. 18, 2011. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK — Almost seven months to the day when its building was burned down by arsonists, the Norfolk Curling Club is scheduled to break ground for a new building in the fall.

Club President Mary Fanette said the goal will be for the club’s new building to be completed just in time to open for the fall 2013-2014 season.

The building originally stood on 70 Golf Drive for 55 years but was burned down in a crime spree on Dec. 18.

Since then, Fanette said the club has raised more than $1 million for construction of a new building.

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